Staff Accountant

Position Department:



Job Overview:

Maintain Accounts Payable, General Cashier and Income Audit of The Standard East Village.  Ensures the accuracy, timeliness, and consistency of financial reporting and accounting systems, as well as assisting the Director of Finance.


Reports To:

Director of Finance


Key Relationships:


·         Rooms, Food & Beverage, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, and Administrative & General


·         Guests, Vendors including, but not limited to, banking, systems, and auditors.


Work Area:

Accounting office

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

Income Journal/General:

·         Handle inquiries on charges from hotel guests

·         Reconcile daily cash deposits and credit card transmissions

·         Compose/reconcile daily income journal from Opera and F&B System

·         Prepare F&B complimentary reports

·         Review event checks against BEO

·         Process TA Commission reports for payment

·         Secure and maintain all funds in the safe

·         Issue contract banks and safe deposit boxes. Obtain and count returned banks

·         Audit all Cashiers’ Banks, randomly on a monthly basis

·         Pick Up and verify Daily Deposits

·         Prepare Deposits

·         Prepare Bank/Hotel change requests

·         Prepare Due Backs

·         Maintain Petty Cash and prepare listing for reimbursement

·         Prepare Daily Cash Summary

·         Monitor Drop/Safe Procedures


Accounts Payable:

·         Create and maintain purchase orders – order certain supplies for all departments

·         Maintain accurate files on all authorized purchase orders

·         Review open POs and resolve with department head

·         Match receiving invoices to authorized POs and review accuracy of charges; reconcile differences with Requester and/or vendor

·         Ensure all invoices are verified and signed by department heads

·         Process approved Invoice in accounting system

·         Review vendor statements and reconcile any disputes. Resolve any invoices which are beyond the acceptable terms for payment

·         Prepare authorized invoices for payment to vendors

·         Create new vendor accounts in system and update vendor master accounts

·         Verify ledger codes, batch invoices and post invoices

·         Print checks and attach to corresponding documentation; distribute to designated personnel for authorized signor

·         Ensure security of all unused checks

·         Collate check copies, attach to respective invoices and file

·         Print designated reports and distribute as specified by Director of Finance

·         Mail signed checks to vendors

·         Complete month-end closing procedures as they pertain to accounts payable

·         Handle all vendors inquires

·         Review backup on all expense reports and verify calculation

·         Process all credit application requests

·         Assist with other accounting job functions as assigned

·         Prepare monthly journal entries and accruals


Qualifications and Requirements:


·         Physical:

o   Able to sit for long periods of time in front of a computer

o   Periodical bending, kneeling, and stretching

o   Able to pull, push, carry and lift at least 35 pounds

o   Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects with hands

·         Understanding: Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions according to established procedures

·         Comprehension: Fluent in the English language

·         Organizational Skills: Work efficiently, utilize multi-tasking, prioritize tasks

·         Hygiene and Sanitation: Adherence to uniform, grooming and personal hygiene standards and expectations per Standard of Operating Procedures

·         Punctuality: Adherence to posted schedule and arrival time and attendance at mandatory meetings Responsibility: Personal comportment in line with Standard, New York policies, standards, and expectations

·         Knowledge of Opera, Squirrel, Dataplus, and ProfitSword a plus

·         Must maintain a high level of confidentiality

·         Strong communication and management skills

·         Guest service oriented

·         Work well independently and within a team

·         Able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays


·          2+ years of experience in hotel accounting

·         Multi-lingual

·         Basic knowledge of hotel operations

·         Experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash handling, and income audit

·         Good typing, math, problem solving, communication, and listening skills

The statements in this job description are intended to represent the key duties and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job, and are subject to change or modification without prior notice. This position is classified as non-exempt (per the Fair Labor Standards Act) and is subject to overtime in accordance with Federal and State Regulations.

This employer participates in E-Verify, and a Background check is required for some positions. Proof of vaccination is required.

The Standard, East Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, transgender status, partnership status, familial status, national origin/ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, mental or physical disability or medical condition, handicap, military status, veteran’s status, genetic information, unemployment status, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a victim of sex offenses or stalking, employment status, sexual or reproductive health decisions, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law (“Protected Characteristics”).

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