Financial Controller Laim Hotel


Laim Hotel - We are a 5 STAR hotel with the aim of constantly anticipating our customer's expectations by offering superior services, with exceptional facilities and innovations that consistently exceed these expectations.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Financial Controller

Job Location: Osogbo, Osun

Employment Type: Full-time


  • To be responsible for the hotel’s accounting and financial management requirements
  • Managing the accounting department, procurement function and electronic data processing systems.
  • Preparation of accounting reports
  • To provide the general manager and unit management team with information on the status of the hotel’s performance
  • Confirmation of guests payment
  • To assist proactively with cost containment, revenue enhancement, profit improvement opportunities and safeguarding of the company’s assets
  • Preparation of annual budget
  • Stock taking and control
  • The Controller is responsible for short and long-term planning and the daily operations of the department
  • Active participation and monitoring on the financial aspects of COCKPIT / FOCUS and ISO 9001 as per Accor Policy (Sun system/ opera/ micros etc.).
  • Ensure compliance of all accounting system, procedures and reports with established accounting and control standards and procedures in compliance with all government regulations and Accor Policy as approved by the owners.
  • Anticipate and address guest issues and establish proactive processes to promote guest satisfaction.
  • Interacts in a positive way with all team members to ensure excellent guest experience.
  • Supervision of the front office.
  • Develops and recommends the department’s budget and objectives and manages within those approved plans.
  • The Controller is responsible for reporting financial results to the General Manager, Accor head office and owners."
  • Establishes, coordinates and administers all financial systems, internal controls and the hotel’s capital expenditure plan.
  • Prepares and reviews budgets, forecasts, operating results, financial reports and tax returns in compliance with government regulations
  • Responsible for planning, directing, controlling, coordinating and participating in the activities of All Accounting personnel; IT, Purchasing and Stores of the Hotel.
  • Maintain good relations with banks to facilitate operation in the hotel.
  • Maintain good relationships with the government to facilitate the handling of such hotel functions as tax matters, import licenses and customs clearances.
  • Direct preparation of annual budgets and monthly forecasts; establish or recommend to management major economic objectives and policies for the hotel.
  • Support General Manager by direct preparation of monthly and annual reports to summarize and forecast the hotel’s revenues, expenses and earnings based on past, present and expected operations.
  • Assist all department heads in the preparation of their respective budgets and feasibility studies and whenever any financial information or expertise is required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the General Manager
  • Direct, coordinate and participate in all activities of Accounting personnel, such as: preparing management reports, financial statements and related accounting reports; receiving, storing, issuing, accounting for, and controlling the cost of food, beverage, general supplies, operating equipment and fixed assets; reconciliation of all revenue requisition needed equipment, materials and supplies; receiving, keeping, depositing, and disbursing funds; preparing, controlling and maintaining all vouchers and cheques; processing and preparing all credit applications; auditing all revenue reports of the hotel;
  • Ensure the collection of payments in accordance with company policies.
  • Monitor hotel expenses to stay within budget guidelines, as well as gather and report financial information to the General Manager.
  • Ensures optimal compliance with corporate focus audit.
  • Ensure that all accounting reports and financial statements are in accordance with the uniform system of accounts for the hotels as per Accor Africa requirements, formats and instructions.
  • Be an inspiration to all hotel staff to achieve luxury levels of performance.
  • Is an integral part of the business team, attends all scheduled meetings, and contributes actively with proper preparation.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures, legal requirements and contractual obligations, utilizing internal controls, auditing, and security procedures.
  • Ensure the accuracy, timely preparation and submission of all accounting reports, financial statements and tax returns.
  • Comply in conjunction with the mgt. and department heads, all budgets and forecasts covering all activities of the hotel; maintains all budget control procedures.
  • Ensure the maintenance of ledgers and subsidiary records of authorized appropriations and expenditures are proper authorized and accounted for.
  • Effectively communicates with team members.
  • Conducts a daily briefing as required with management on current key activities.
  • Ensures compliance with local health and safety regulations.
  • Ensure the maintenance of all subsidiary records in connection with inventories, accounts receivables accounts payables, operating equipment, fixed assets, etc.
  • Manages performance issues that arise within the Accounting department, as well as train, develop, coach and counsel, conduct performance evaluations and resolve problems of departmental team members and managers.
  • Must be an example of Accor Values, and brand standards, and a champion of grooming and appearance guidelines.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all accounting machines and equipment


  • The position comes with attractive remuneration and company benefits.

Application Closing Date: 30th June, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.

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