Senior Accountant / Controller at the Amazon Suites

Amazon Suites Recruitment 2021

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

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: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


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