Staff Accountant

Courtyard/Residence Inn by Marriott Kansas City Downtown Convention Center
Kansas City, MO

posted May 24, 2023

'Outstanding opportunity with a fast growing company

Staff Accountant

Job Description

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the full accounting cycle for the hotel. Works with the department heads and general manager to ensure all accounting procedures are executed in a timely manner in order to maintain the hotel operation running smoothly. This is a salary position. 

Essential Job Functions:

Hotel General Cashier

  • Verify deposits of each cashier and document variances daily
  • Document due back and issue in a timely manner
  • Provide change to all cashiers during specified times
  • Make deposits to bank with security escort
  • Maintain adequate inventory of cashier supplies including drop envelops
  • Maintain MOD bank and replenish as necessary
  • House bank issuance and monthly audit
  • Communicate deposit information to corporate office daily

Accounts Receivable

  • Set up House Accounts and A/R Accounts as needed or directed by management
  • Ensure all Group and Direct Bill accounts are accurate and mailed within three business days
  • Make collection calls on outstanding accounts to ensure all amounts are collected within 60 days
  • Complete credit references for Direct Bill accounts requesting credit
  • Coordinate with Sales & Marketing/F&B/Banquets to ensure accuracy of accounts

Accounts Payable

  • Maintain high level of organization of filing
  • Ensure each invoice received has been properly routed to approving manager
  • Research vendor disputes/questions and statements regarding unpaid invoices
  • Ensure proper control measures are adhered in compliance with company standards
  • Participate in inventory processes to ensure accuracy and controls

General Accounting

  • Responsible for all end of month accounting including but not limited to the following:
    • AR summary, tax exempt report, PTD/YTD Revenue, inventory accuracy, cash sheet counts, P/L variance report contribution, rebills, accruals, etc. 

Necessary Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent verbal, comprehension, listening, and problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Well organized
  • Relevant Accounting experience and skills
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of general ledger systems, financial chart of accounts, and corporate procedures
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with an emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Must be able to communicate in English with guests, visitors, vendors and hotel staff
  • Must be able to provide legible communication
  • Must be able to compute mathematical calculations
  • Two years front desk/night audit and one year hotel accounting experience are preferred but not required 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Proficient with M3, preferred but not required.
  • Possess a working knowledge of basic office equipment such as fax machines, copiers, scanners and printers and automated property management systems.
  • Ability to enforce hotel's standards, policies and procedures with hotel staff.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of pertinent hotel data.
  • Possess an independent work ethic to perform job functions with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work cohesively with other departments and coworkers as part of a team.
  • Maintain high level of office organization by daily filing routine of all job related files.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; bend; walk; use hands or finger; or feel objects, tools or controls; lift boxes (up to 15 pounds); talk and hear. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision to a computer screen.


  • Dynamic team and excellent culture
  • Fantastic opportunity with a growing company
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & AD/D, LTD, STD, 401K, Vacation, PTO
  • Professional Development
  • Team member travel discount

Courtyard/Residence Inn by Marriott Kansas City Downtown Convention Center

261 Room Hotel

Courtyard Kansas City Downtown/Convention Center

Our Kansas City hotel puts you within walking distance of the T-Mobile Center, Kansas City Convention Center, and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. It's the perfect downtown hotel from which to explore the Crossroads Arts District and Power and Light District. The free KC Streetcar stop beside our hotel makes it easy to visit Legoland, Crown Center, and Union Station. We top off our ideal location with sought-after hotel amenities like our large indoor swimming pool. Our fitness center has everything you need to maintain a healthy travel schedule. Stop by the Bistro to buy a healthy breakfast and Starbucks coffee. In the evening, grab a quick bite and drink at the bar before exploring downtown dining and nightlife. With contemporary accommodations, free Wi-Fi, and plush bedding, we make unwinding effortless. Make productivity a priority and reserve a modern meeting room. No matter what inspires your stay, make it a memorable one at the Courtyard by Marriott Kansas City Downtown/Convention Center.

Residence Inn Kansas City Downtown/Convention Center

The Residence Inn Kansas City Downtown / Convention Center offers pet-friendly, apartment-style hotel suites just steps from the Kansas City Convention Center and T-mobile Center. The Kansas City Power & Light District is also just three blocks away, and you can hop right onto the free KC Streetcar to visit Legoland, the Crown Center, and more. After exploring the local Crossroads Arts District, return to the comfort of modern suites featuring floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city, full-size kitchens, complimentary grocery shopping service, and free Wi-Fi. In the morning, enjoy a complimentary buffet breakfast after working out in our fitness center. Take advantage of the indoor pool when you need to recharge, or the kids need to burn off some extra energy. Reimagine your time on the road at the Residence Inn Kansas City Downtown/Convention Center hotel.