Chief Accountant


Job description / Role

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our financial operations thrive with the commitment of Colleagues and Leaders who model our values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment. As Chief Accountant, your numerical and leadership skills will form a “perfect balance” in support of your team and our dynamic business.

What is in it for you

– Employee benefit card offering discounted rates at Accor worldwide
– Learning programs through our Academies
– Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
– Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

– Reporting to the Director of Finance & Business Support, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
– Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
– Lead and manage the day-to-day activity of the Accounting department and ensure all standards are followed
– Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual reports
– Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
– Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
– Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
– Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
– Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
– Continuously manage and support budget and forecast activities and assist Departmental Leaders as required
– Oversee the financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process
– Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
– Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
– Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures; provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
– Follow departmental policies and procedures
– Follow all safety policies
– Other duties as assigned

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