General Cashier

Doha (QA)
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
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The General Cashier is to define the scope, duties and responsible to prepare the hotel’s daily bank deposits, control all house funds, and to issue, audit and maintain all hotel banks according to the Company’s policies and procedures. 

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Financial Controller, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Reconciling daily cash submissions from the various departments in the hotel and for consolidating the bank deposits daily.
  • Ensuring that all cash-handling employees have adequate monetary change throughout their work shifts.
  • Performing house bank audits as required by the Company’s policies and procedures to ensure the safeguarding of all hotel cash.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish all major responsibilities and tasks.
  • Must have excellent cash handling skills evidenced by no overages and shortages.
  • Must have a commitment to follow all local and corporate policies and procedures as they relate to this position.
  • Must work in a safe, prudent, and organized manner.
  • Count and verify daily cash receipts that are submitted from individual cashiers.
  • Document the reconciliation of all cash receipts to the PMS system and complete or assist in the completion of the daily cash over and short report.
  • Consolidate and prepare the daily bank deposits in a timely manner.
  • Provide monetary change to personnel with hotel floats. Issue due-backs to hotel cashiers as required.
  • Performa daily count of the main house bank and document all of these results. Send a copy to the appropriate accounting manager. The total must include banks issued and must tie to the general ledger house bank account.
  • Prepare and maintain Over/Short Report by cashier on a daily basis and forward to Chief Accountant at month-end.
  • Maintain a daily cash over/short log.
  • Prepare and maintain Over/Short Report by cashier on a daily basis and forward to Chief Accountant at month-end.
  • Count and document all hotel floats quarterly, on a surprise basis, in the presence of the float holder as required by the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Prepare a quarterly summary of float counts.
  • Maintain current house bank agreements. Issue cashier safety deposit boxes for bank safekeeping, as required.
  • Control and maintain gift certificates and travel voucher inventories.
  • Report all cash discrepancies to the Assistant Financial Controller  immediately.
  • Prepare and maintain a log on all issued house banks.
  • Conduct house bank audits on a regular basis according to established guidelines.
  • Make petty cash disbursements according to established guidelines.
  • Resolve any deposit discrepancies directly with the bank while keeping the Chief Accountant aware of the status of said discrepancies.
  • Count the General Cashier’s bank as per policy and report all counts / discrepancies to the Chief Accountant.
  • Assist in cashier training and be available as needed to support cashiers in resolving problems in cash handling procedures.