Senior Accountant / Controller at the Amazon Suites


    The Amazon Suites, a 20-suite, five-star boutique hotel in Yaba, Lagos Nigeria. A rich luxury showpiece with a contemporary city garden ambience.

    We are recruiting to fill the position below:

    Job Title: Senior Accountant / Controller

    Location: Yaba, Lagos

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    Job Summary

    • Hotel Accountant – Control is in charge of the financial matters involved with running a hotel. Tasked with monitoring and approving all financial decisions a hotel makes, and therefore must have thorough knowledge of Management, Accounting and finance to be effective at their job.

    Job Role

    • The Accountant – Control is responsible for all aspects of operations at the hotel and provides support to the General Manager.
    • Directs and coordinates hotels activities to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations, and maximize full potential with a balanced focus on hotels mission, guests, employees and owners satisfaction.
    • Financial Control Resposibilitiies
    • Respond to audits to ensure continual improvement is achieved.
    • Review and appraise the soundness, effectiveness, and proper application of accounting and
    • financial controls, compliance procedures and controls and timeliness of documentation generation
    • Identify the risks that a business faces and develop preventive strategies.
    • Reviewing of SOP from time to time.
    • Provide training on policy and controls.
    • Audits on par stock on all areas to make sure that all required hotel supplies are ordered and stocked in advance of need.
    • Review Vendor creation, Customer Creation (Agreements), Credit setting for customers.
    • Review Capex project briefs and compliance with procedures.
    • Credit control (Receivables, staff float outstanding).
    • Field force expenses management and control.
    • Checking of Consumption vs Bill of materials to detect and eliminate any shortages/pilferages.
    • Checking the asset disposal bidding process.
    • Reviewing the Fixed assets register from time to time, physical asset count exercise.
    • Supervise the physical Stock positions
    • Checking of payroll such as overtime, Leave allowance, incentives etc.
    • Evaluating accounting processes audit trail.
    • Tax and Regulatory Affairs – Ensure all tax and regulatory filings are made promptly.
    • All Other duties as assigned by the General Manager or Management.


    • Strong management skills, ability to appropriately assign or delegate work and authority to others in the accomplishment of goals. And provide coaching, advice and assistance as required.
    • Analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail.
    • Excellent Communication skills and perfect command of the English language.
    • Conversant with Hotel Management Software System.
    • Available to work when needed, including weekends, holidays, and nights.


    • A University Degree or Diploma in Accounting. Experience in Financial Accounting, Personnel supervision and problem resolutions is a added advantage. Excellent computer system skills.


    • At least 5 to 10 years’ experience in the Accounting / Finance.
    • Hospitality industry experience , with significant luxury and international experience is a added advantage.

    Application Closing Date
    1st August, 2021.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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