Roles & Responsibilities: Overseeing the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizationalstructure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives. Overseeing the accounting operations of control systems,transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures. Ensuring that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner. Ensuring that accounts receivable are collected promptly. Processing payroll in a timely manner. Ensuring that periodic bank reconciliations are completed. Ensuring that required debt payments are made on a timely basis. Maintaining the chart of accounts. Maintaining an orderly accounting filing system. Maintaining a system of controls over accounting transactions. Issuing timely and complete financial statements. Calculating and issue financial and operating metrics. Managing the production of the annual budget and forecasts. Calculating variances from the budget and report significant issues to management. Providing for a system of management cost reports. Coordinating the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit. Analyzing menu item costs, establishing menu pricing and recommending menu modifications fornew and current items. Researching, analyzing, explaining and determining course of action for all material variances on amonthly basis. Recommend pricing, portion and supplier changes as costs fluctuate. Responsible for ensuring the completion and integrity of all month end inventories. Responsible for reconciliation of all General Ledger food and beverage inventory accounts on amonthly basis by designated dates. Analyzing and verifying prices to vendor supplied bid sheets. Responsible for auditing invoices, credit memos due Producing Food & Beverage revenue reports. Auditing Credit charges including complimentary staff meals etc. Producing month end cost report and analysis. Contributing to the preparation of the yearly operating plans, budgets, and cash flow forecasts. Responsible for restaurant petty cash expense receipt, checking and organizing reimbursement. Responsible for Bank reconciliation of all bank accounts including credit card settlement. Responsible for Head office petty cash handling and processing reimbursement. Responsible for Payment voucher and cheque preparation for all inventory suppliers, co-ordinationwith purchase department on documentation etc. Responsible for other payments including rent, utilities & other standard payments as per creditterms. Responsible for supplier account reconciliation. Responsible for visiting local company locations for surprise audit on cash, inventory etc. Responsible for liaising / following up with other departments and/or external agencies,banks etc. on need basis. Responsible for maintenance of asset register & updating.