Residence Accountant | Four Season

June 10, 2024

Job Description

About Four Seasons:

Four Seasons is powered by our people. We are a collective of individuals who crave to become better, to push ourselves to new heights and to treat each other as we wish to be treated in return. Our team members around the world create amazing experiences for our guests, residents, and partners through a commitment to luxury with genuine heart. We know that the best way to enable our people to deliver these exceptional guest experiences is through a world-class employee experience and company culture.         

At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating everyone we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us or discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us.

About the location:

Indulge in a glamorous beachfront home at Four Seasons Resort and Residences at The Pearl-Qatar – offering a new Four Seasons experience in Doha. Whether for a short vacation or a long-term stay, enjoy residential comfort in our expansive apartments and residences, each with a full kitchen and breathtaking views of the city or sea. Connect to the lively social scene at our seven restaurants and bars, soon to showcase Joël Robuchon, and enrich your lifestyle at our Loulou Spa, the beach and pools. Intuitive Four Seasons service sets the new standard for luxury beachfront living in Doha.

In the words of Isadore Sharp, Founder and Chairman of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts: “The reason for our success is no secret. It comes down to one single principle that transcends time and geography, religion and culture. It’s the Golden Rule – the simple idea that if you treat people well, the way you would like to be treated, they will do the same.” This philosophy is the cornerstone of the Four Seasons culture, truly making Four Seasons the best company to work for.  

 

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has been recognized by FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work for, every year since the survey began in 1998. 

 

Join our Team 

 

  • Work on a team that is built on mutual respect, collaboration, and excellent service. 

  • Four Seasons provides employees with the same level of care that we expect to be shared with our guests. 

  • Four Seasons have been ranked in FORTUNE Magazine's 100 best companies to work for. 

Our team is our greatest asset and the key to our success. We demonstrate our beliefs in the way we treat each other and by the example we set for one another. In all our interactions with our guests, customers, business associates and colleagues, we seek to deal with others, as we would have them deal with us. Our team is built on mutual respect, collaboration, excellent service and passion.  

 

Who We Look For:  

 

We look for employees who share the Golden Rule; people who, by nature, believe in treating others as we would have them treat us. We look for individuals who share a passion for excellence and who infuse that enthusiasm into everything they do. 

 

The Residences accountant is responsible for the safeguarding of the residence asset and financial resources to ensure that the homeowner’s interests are protected whilst maintaining the reputation of Four Seasons as the property manager. Ensure that the residences are operated as stipulated in the project governing documents and Four Seasons Management Agreements. Assist the Regional Director of Finance in the administration of all financial aspects of the Residential Operation, to ensure that all local and corporate policies and procedures are observed and to ensure the financial and legal integrity of the business is maintained. 

  • Handling day to day operation of the finance of the Residence  

  • Prepare various management reports and the analysis to assist management in their decision-making process.  

  • Continuously reviewing and validating the allocation methos of common cost apportionment between Resort and Residences  

  • Ensuring appropriate financial control in compliance  

  • Review of all legal contracts of the residence, and follow up for their renewal, and ensure their safe keep. 

  • Handling vendors payment and periodic vendors account reconciliation. 

  • Coordinating with Purchasing team for negotiation of various cost being incurred for the residences.  

  • Handling funds management, ensure that monthly reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts are prepared and signed off in accordance with policy, with special attention paid to the bank accounts. 

  • Monitor the status of the Accounts Receivable aging and billing collection of service charges and other charges as aligned with the governing documents and local standards while maintaining adequate cash flow. 

  • Maintain a capital reserve account for the replacement of FF&E, plant and machinery and be actively involved in the longer-term planning for the replacement of the infrastructure as appropriate and/or in compliance with the governing documents including a 3rd party reserve study if applicable. 

  • Month end statement and balance sheet reconciliation 

  • Handling period closing and Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.  

  • Preparation of required financial statements for presenting to Residence owners in their general meeting. Attend Board and/or Member meetings 

  • Assist DOF with P&L preparation and presentation of Residence entity during ME as detailed in ME Tasks 

  • Ensuring actual expenses are within the budget and to achieve this make regular expense forecast Monitor and control expenses of the residences to ensure that the service charge budget is always respected. 

  • Payroll processing of residence accountant employees 

  • Post all ME entries (bank, assessments, fees, accruals) of Residence entity. 

  • P&L of Residencias review with DOF and DORES 

  • Budget preparation of Residence entity  

  • Assist Resort Budget preparation to ensure proper allocation to Residence entity. 

Our Offering:

 

Opportunities to build a successful career with global potential    

Unique strong culture – diversity of 50 different nationalities   

Living accommodation in a high quality, well-resourced apartment  

Excellent Training and Development opportunities 

Employee Recognition Programs 

Complimentary nights at FS Hotels Worldwide  

Paid annual home leave tickets   

Complimentary meals in employee restaurants   

Free transportation to work   

Medical coverage   

 

 Work Authorization:

 

Hotel will apply for the work authorization for a successful candidate.  

 

 Learn more about employment with Four Seasons:

   

You could also learn more about employment with Four Seasons via the following channels:   

https://www.facebook.com/FourSeasonsJobs   

https://www.linkedin.com/company/four-seasons-hotels-and-resorts   

http://jobs.fourseasons.com   

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