Resort Accountant

Resort: Val d'Isère (France)

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a premier ski resort as a Resort Accountant.  The position is responsible for supporting the UK Finance team whilst being based in resort by completing weekly accounts, conducting regular business reporting and liaising with local suppliers and team members in our French resorts.

This role will appeal to a strong, independent all rounder that has impeccable attention to detail, who enjoys working closely with the operational seasonal teams to understand the processes involved and is looking to further their career in an overseas setting.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that all our suppliers benefit from the highest possible level of Scott Dunn service
  • Manage the resort accounts:
    • Receiving receipts/accounts from Chefs and Resort Managers
    • Inputting and reconciling all local transactions
    • Producing detailed reporting and communicating results to the UK Finance team
    • Implementing monthly and weekly deadlines for resort accounts
  • Responsibility for monies in resort:
    • Ensuring all monies are accounted for
    • Handling all Chef budgets in cash (money in/money out)
    • Accounting for all travel floats to/from resort
    • Record cash movements within the financial operating system and deal with their queries where necessary
    • Regular management and top-up of chef credit cards
  • Responsibility of resort invoices:
    • Ensuring correct invoices are received from local suppliers and within agreed timeframe
    • The coding of invoices for the UK Finance team
    • The processing of invoices into the company system
    • Reconciliation of ski pass arrangements and commission payments
    • Liaison with suppliers to set up the agreed payment methods including direct debits
  • Responsibility for payments in resort
  • Maintain and develop good relations with all existing/new suppliers and contractors such as ski schools, shops and restaurants
  • Keep suppliers well informed of all transactions and payments.
  • Act as an ambassador for Scott Dunn in resort

ABILITIES & EXPECTATIONS

    • An attitude whereby ‘nothing is too much trouble’
    • Ability to lead by example
    • Excellent numeric, administrative and organisational skills
    • A very keen eye for detail
    • Outstanding work ethic
    • Ability to work independently or in a team
    • Good self-motivation
    • Organised, highly flexible and pro-active
    • Excellent time keeping and reliability
    • Ability to remain calm, patient, diplomatic and tactful under pressure
    • You must be willing to be flexible, assist others when necessary and be proud to work with Scott Dunn in resort

Please note that prior to departure to resort, you will be working with our UK Finance team for up to a month beforehand to undertake training.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience of working in an accounts support role with the ability to troubleshoot when required
  • Strong interpersonal skills including excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to manage accounts
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Fluency or a confident level of conversational French language skill is required as you will need to liaise with the local suppliers in resort
  • UK/EU Passport

PACKAGE & BENEFITS

In order to recruit the best people and deliver our product, Scott Dunn offers a very attractive remuneration package. All of our team members are offered:

  • A competitive salary
  • Live out accommodation
  • Full area lift pass
  • Ski/board equipment hire
  • Full insurance (covering you in and out of work)
  • Return travel from the UK
  • Stylish uniform
  • Career progression with summer opportunities in our Mediterranean programme

Unfortunately we cannot accept applications from holders of UK working visas.

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