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Staff Accountant

General Information

United States of America
Washington, DC
Rosewood Washington D.C.
Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Job Description

Competitive Benefits: 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits 
  • Free Parking (if available)
  • Competitive Pay Rates 
  • 401k Plan and  up to 3% match after 1 year 
  •  Paid Time Off (Vacation, Holidays, Sick and more)
  • Complimentary Room Nights- up to 12 after 3 months
  • Restaurant Discount- 50% off F&B after 3 months
  • Complimentary Meal during your shift 
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Complimentary 
  • Short-Term Disability Complimentary
  • Long-Term Disability 
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits 
  • Flexible schedules 
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $500 per year 
  • A clear career pathway - career advancement opportunities

Staff Accountant 

Responsible for directly handling income auditing, accounts payable, and general cashiering for the property. Assists in month-end closing, bank reconciliation, and other tasks as needed for the Finance Team. 


Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures and standards.

Handle all Accounts Payable by entering in invoices, auditing invoices from managers, producing weekly check runs, and reconciling vendor statements. 

Handle the daily income audit and produce daily revenue reports. 

Act as General Cashier, maintaining the hotel’s cash vault and conducting surprise monthly bank audits. 

Ensure that standards are maintained at a superior level on a daily basis.

Coordinate the month-end closing process.

Prepare journal entries in accordance with required procedures.

Prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliation’s on a monthly basis; provide backup for each account.

Clear reconciling items within 30 days.

Assist with audit requirements and requests as needed. 

Ensure general ledger accounts adhere to Uniform Chart of Accounts and company policy.

Count General Cashier Safe no less than once a month; report results to Director Finance Business Partner. 

Ensure 1099’s are filed by January 31st.

Ensure all taxes are filed and prepared accurately each month.  (I.e., sales, occupancy, etc.)

Prepare and participate with annual public accounting firm audit of books and records, owner audits and corporate office audits.

Participate in required meetings.

Perform any special projects required by Assistant Director of Finance or Director Finance Business Partner.

Must be able to be flexible with working hours to include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays to support month end closing.
All other duties as assigned by the Director and Managers.

*The list of responsibilities is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by this position. The company reserves the right to add, remove or alter duties when business need dictates.


Experience: Minimum two years' related accounting experience with general ledger reconciliation experience. Previous hotel accounting experience preferred.

Education: College degree in Accounting, business, or finance preferred.

Schedule: Available to work Monday to Friday, occasional weekends that fall during the the month end process deadline. 

General Skills: Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; understand a guest's service needs; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision; maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.

Technical Skills: Ability to compute mathematical calculations; experience with computers; experience with Excel/Lotus; ability to input and access information into all accounting systems; ability to maintain concentration and think clearly; ability to prioritize, organize and follow-up; ability to promote positive relations with vendors and staff alike; ability to maintain confidentiality of Accounting information; ability to perform job functions with minimal supervision; ability to focus on details and resolve numerical problems; ability to work cohesively with other departments and co-workers as part of a team; ability to perform multiple tasks at one time.

Language: Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to exert physical effort in transporting a minimum of 35 pounds, endure various physical movements throughout the work areas, reach up and down, remain stationary at times throughout work periods, and satisfactorily communicate with guests and co-workers to their understanding.

Licenses & Certifications: None required.

* Salary Range: Position pays $24/hour. 

*Rosewood Washington DC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and applicants are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. In accordance with the law, Rosewood Washington DC will accommodate employees who cannot be administered the COVID-19 vaccine for medical or religious reasons, and applicants should contact the Director of Talent and Culture if they have questions about this requirement or wish to request an accommodation.

About Us

Brilliantly positioned in the heart of Georgetown along the historic C&O Canal, Rosewood Washington, D.C. provides guests with premium access to the vibrant cultural epicenter of the nation’s capital. The hotel’s 55 rooms, including 12 suites and 6 townhouses, combine traditional refinement with a thoroughly modern sense of sophistication. From plush furnishings to intuitive technology, every element has been thoughtfully considered to create comfortable, residential-style living spaces equally suited to business and leisure travel. Wolfgang Puck takes on Washington. Witness the evolution of his acclaimed culinary concept at CUT D.C., which draws on the region's finest farms and fisheries to showcase the variety of the Mid-Atlantic, as well as CUT Bar and Lounge and CUT Above.