El Encanto, A Belmond hotel, has been meticulously restored to
capture all the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the
local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike. Ninety-two
quintessential, California-styled suites and bungalows dot the
lush, terraced grounds featuring seven-acres of gloriously
landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the
Pacific Ocean. Original architectural features have been lovingly
restored, including the historic, trellis-lined Arbor and Lily
Pond. Modern additions to the expansive outdoor zero-edge pool and
a new beautifully appointed boutique spa enhance the journey for
today's luxury-seeking guest.
We are seeking a detail-oriented Staff Accountant to be
responsible for processing invoices, preparing payment to
suppliers, and maintaining files of Accounts Payable records and
documents. Specific duties include:
- Match invoices and/or packing slips to purchase orders. Compare
prices, quantities ordered, received and billed. Only process
invoices for payment with approved purchase orders or appropriate
- Set up vendor master accounts.
- Ensure proper coding on expenditure to departmental accounts,
and post all invoices on monthly basis.
- Prepare manual and weekly check run according to the Hotel
policy and procedures.
- Reconcile Accounts Payable ledger balance with vendor's
statement, and research any discrepancies as needed.
- Keeping good records of all paid invoices and supporting
- Maintain files of payment vouchers and check registers.
- Safeguard records and documents for all Accounts Payable
- Participate in the month end closing as it pertains to Accounts
- Responsible for journal preparation of provision and accrual
accounts in relation to Accounts Payable at the month end
- Perform other tasks or projects as assigned by the Financial
High School education is a must and Associated degree/College
degree or three years experience as Accounts Payable. Ability to
communicate fully in English with all levels of management and
co-workers. Spanish will be an advantage. Ability to read and
interpret documents and manuals. Ability to create, write and
produce correspondence and documents. Ability to speak effectively
and professionally before groups of customers or employees of
organization. Ability to communicate effectively with hotel vendors
and staff. High degree of professional integrity and be able to
work in a safe, prudent and organized manner.
Ability to resolve problems effectively.
El Encanto offers a full array of benefits, including medical,
dental and vision coverage. In addition, the company pays for basic
life and AD&D as well as short term disability. Team members
can choose additional coverage to include voluntary life/AD&D,
spouse life/AD&D, dependent life, critical care, hospital
indemnity, accident and flexible spending.
The Company offers paid time off, sick pay, a 401(k) program
with Company matching, and an employee assistance program. Team
members enjoy free cafeteria meals and discounts on food and
beverage, spa treatments, and retail boutique items.
The Discovering Belmond program offers complimentary
accommodation for team members while on leisure travel outside
their region at any Belmond hotel and resort. It also offers food
and beverage at a discounted rate. In addition to the complimentary
offerings, discounted rates are available for safaris, trains and