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General Accountant

Geneva, Switzerland, Genève, Switzerland

General Accountant

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Accounting & Finance Division
  • Full time


Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences located in prime destinations around the world. Increasingly recognized for creating some of the world's most sought-after properties, the Group provides 21st century luxury with oriental charm. Above all, Mandarin Oriental is renowned for creating unique hotels through distinctive design and a strong sense of place, luxury hotels right for their time and place.

We are looking for our future :

General Accountant

Main Responsibilities: 

The General Accountant reports directly to the Director of Finance.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of communication/relationship tasks related to these responsibilities:

Accounting & Reporting:

  • Preparing and supervising the account reconciliation’s, account analysis, and closing procedures at month end.
  • Verifying daily bank balances through review of the bank statements for all bank transactions and prepare the bank reconciliations to be submitted to the Assistant Director of Finance and Director of Finance for approval.
  • Verifying the accuracy of the general cashier report and revenue receipts are daily deposited into the bank by the general cashier.
  • Verifying that journals and journal vouchers are properly recorded and accurate and posted timely.
  • Verifying that the general ledger (GL) and sub-ledger (SL) postings are accurate, ensure that GL and SL balances correspond, and all contra/ clearance accounts are cleared at month-end.
  • Maintain reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts in established corporate formats and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles to be then submitted to Assistant Director of Finance for approval
  • Follow up on reconciling items in the accounts, if any
  • Maintain an updated and accurate Chart of Accounts in the Accounting System.
  • Supervising the filling and maintenance of all accounting related documents and records in accordance with the document retention policy.
  • Maintain the fixed assets register of the company
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the contents of all volumes of the Policies & Procedures.
  • To perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by Assistant Director of Finance and/or Director of Finance.

Job Requirements:

  • 4-5 years prior experience in similar positions
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and Office pack
  • Knowledge of SUN systems would be a plus
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in international luxury hotels
  • Strong communication, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Well organized and structured

Flexible schedules and working hours, willingness to work on weekends & holidays required

  • Fluent in French and English - another language a plus

 Please note this is a full-time permanent position 


We provide a comprehensive Benefits Package which includes

  • meals whilst on duty
  • Guest Hotel experience for employees
  • Discounted Room Nights
  • Discount at F&B Outlets
  • 43 Paid Holidays including Bank & Public Holidays
  • Colleague recognition and reward programmes
  • Exciting range of learning and development programmes
  • Regular colleague social and wellbeing events
  • Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group

You can expect a modern and very personal work environment as well as multiple development potentialities within the hotel and the Mandarin Oriental Group. Our in-house Learning and Developing Manager takes care of the best possible professional development, which is individually matched to our employees.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who possess the right attitude and passion to drive this exciting new opening forward and wow our guests!  If this is you, then apply here now!

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