Accounts Payable

  • The Standard, High Line
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Nov 11, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description


Our mission is to provide creatively inspired hospitality that successfully achieves the best in hotel service but also delivers unforgettable experiences fueled by culture for our guests and local communities-always leaving people with surprise and delight.

We bring these promises to life by embracing and empowering a diverse collective of team members, collaborators and guests that choose to call The Standard home.

We are anything but standard. Our DNA is unconventional, dynamic and irreverent.

Unconventional: "That's the way it is done" mentality is never the answer.

Dynamic: We give guests what they want before they know they need it

Irreverent: Play is always just important as stay.

Position Department:


Reports To:

Direct: Controller, Director of Finance

Key Relationships:


Rooms, Food & Beverage, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, and Administrative & General


Guests and Vendors including, but not limited to, banking, systems, and auditors.

Work Area:

Accounting Office

Job Overview:

Accounts Payable - Responsible for processing invoices and processing payments to all vendors

General Cashier - Responsible for maintaining the main bank and providing currency exchange to all hotel cashiers. The General Cashier will audit all deposits, cashier banks and process due backs

Qualifications and Requirements:

Qualifications and Requirements:

Brand Ambassador:

Throughout the hotel we actively seek to employ a unique, diverse and thoughtful group of people that are committed to delivering our unconventional brand of hospitality while also growing with us.

  • They are committed to and fully comprehend the idea of being of service;

They do not just delight guests, but excite them-by creating unique, unexpected & memorable experiences.

  • They are ambitious, vibrant and social/friendly individuals;
  • They genuinely embrace diversity in all forms, interested to have people from all race and gender to be their friend;
  • They encourage genuine relationships with guests that enable them to not only preempt needs but foresee desires;
  • They have personality and depth;
  • They have a desire and unyielding appetite for learning & knowledge-being in-the-know with what is happening in the city and around the world;
  • They are creative in areas like music, cinema, art, performance, fashion, design, tech and business;
  • They are engaging, socially adept and solution-based individuals able to navigate the scene with confidence and ease;
  • They are able to entertain guests in a compassionate, respectful and meaningful manner;
  • They are authentically themselves;
  • They want to play a role in constructing a kinder and better world.


  • Able to remain stationary 90% of time in front of computer.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Periodical movement inside an office to access file cabinets & safe, operate machinery, operate calculator, operate copier, operate telephone.
  • Able to pull, push, carry and lift at least 35 pounds
  • Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects with hands


Frequent communication with employees, vendors, ownership, management; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

  • Understanding: Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions according to established procedures
  • Comprehension: Fluent in the English language
  • Organizational Skills: Work efficiently, utilize multi-tasking, prioritize tasks
  • Hygiene and Sanitation: Adherence to uniform, grooming and personal hygiene standards and expectations per Standard of Operating Procedures
  • Punctuality: Adherence to posted schedule and arrival time and attendance at mandatory meetings Responsibility: Personal comportment in line with Standard, New York policies, standards, and expectations
  • Extensive knowledge of Birchstreet, Squirrel, and Dataplus
  • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Guest service oriented
  • Work well independently and within a team
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays


  • Previous work experience in finance
  • Multi-lingual
  • Basic knowledge of hotel operations
  • Experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash handling, and income audit
  • Good typing, math, problem solving, communication, and listening skills
  • Perform job duties and projects as requested by management.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely processing of all vendor invoices through Accounts Payable from purchase order controls to payment processing.
  • Prepare and process weekly AP from purchase order internal controls to payment processing.
  • Review monthly recurring invoices at end of each month, review purchase order log for accruals needed.
  • Audit Cashiers' Banks, randomly select one day per month to complete task.
  • Audit General Cashier Bank.
  • Obtain and count Returned Banks.
  • Pick Up and verify Daily Deposits.
  • Prepare Deposits.
  • Prepare Bank/Hotel change requests.
  • Prepare Due Backs.
  • Maintain Petty Cash.
  • Prepare Daily Summary.
  • Prepare Foreign Exchange Rates.
  • Monitor and Control Employee Deposit vaults.
  • Monitor Drop/Safe Procedures.
  • Document maintenance needs on work orders and submit to Manger/Supervisor.
  • Responsible for all functions that fall under AP/General Cashier

Standard High Line Employer, LLC (the "Company") is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, transgender status partnership status, familial status, national origin/ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, unemployment status, mental or physical disability or medical condition, handicap, military status, veteran's status, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a victim of sex offenses or stalking, employment status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. We endeavor to select, place, train, and promote the best qualified individuals based upon job-related factors such as ability, work quality, suitability, experience, and potential.