Name: Bonface Karanja Njenga
Contact address: P.O Box 954 Nairobi
Cell Phone: 071*******
Date of birth: 3rd/January/1989
Marital status: Single
ID Number: 26188792
Languages: Spoken Written
English : Excellent Excellent
Kiswahili : Excellent Excellent
French : Fair Fair
To work with an organization offering challenging responsibilities and opportunities for career growth, and presenting situations calling for commitment, dedication, creativity, evaluation and decision making with an aim of exploiting my abilities in effective management of resources and manpower and to be able to operate different systems relevant to the industry.
Good oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.
Quick learner and results oriented.
Diverse and solid managerial skills in planning, administration and organising.
Dedication and drive as a hard-working individual.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a pressured environment.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY /PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
September 2015 to November 2020 -Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi Night Auditor. (From time to time relieved the night manager incharge)
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Check on outstanding arrivals in the system. Charge no-shows or release rooms if necessary with proper documented explanations Report on Late cancellation along with the reasons. Report on late check out.
Check rate variance report against rates schedules( contracts) and obtain reasons for variances.( to take up the same with RDM and SM)
Check reasons to postings to lost interface and check that they have been re-posted to the correct room subsequently
Check all discounts given to room charges and obtain authentication on approval at the right level.
Check housekeepers discrepancy report for the shift (day or Night
Check all bills transferred to PM rooms and query length of stay in the system, reason for them being outstanding, mode of transfer/approval to PM. All PM opened must be authorized.
Check all guest in house by complimentary and house use for proper written approval
Ensure all credit cards are posted in Opera before cut off
Check all restaurant sales summaries for the day .Ensure they are properly prepared and signed by relevant personnel.
Check pre-billings, deposits received and deposits applied reports and ensure correct tagging.
Physically check and confirm that all the bills for every outlet are used serially. The bills control books to be submitted daily by the last person in the shift, and collected from the income audit office every morning. Any missing bill should be reported to income audit for further follow up. All the outlets cashier summaries must be countersigned by the Night auditor upon verification
Run the night and end of day procedure
August 2014 to September 2015 The West Hotel Night Cordinator
Currently incharge overally at the front office department and overseeing the activities of the entire hotel
In charge of: Front office
Security & Maintenance
August 2013 to August 2014 Westhouse Hotel Nightauditor
Areas covered: Front Office: Night auditor
March 2012 to August 2013 Sentrim Six Eighty Hotel
Position- Front Office Agent
I was commended for my ‘ready to learn attitude’ and ability to work under extreme pressure.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Check in and out of guests.
Briefing guests about hotel, available facilities and activities.
Room allocation with special requests if any.
Preparation of daily summary of sales report on revenue collection from different points of sale.
Solving of guest problems/ complaints in conjunction with relevant departments.
Correct billing and invoicing.
Handling forex transactions.
Balance cash report at the close of a shift.
Accountable for final settlement of guest accounts.
Handling all cash including paid-outs and keeping house float balanced.
Reconciliation and ending the day – Night audit
September 2011 to February 2012 Planet Yoghurt
Areas covered: Customer Associates (ii)
March 2010 to July 2010 - Industrial Attachment at Hotel Boulevard.
Departments Covered; Reception and Cashiering,Housekeeping and Laundry, Stores, Accounts and F and B Controls; Switchboard;
April, 2008 - March, 2008:-Hotel Practical at Utalii Hotel and Kenya School Of Monetary Studies every weekend.
2007- 2008:- Kenya College Accountancy
Kenya Accountants and Technicians Certificate.( KATC)
2008- 2010:- Kenya Utalii College
P.O. Box 310**-*****,Ngara,Nairobi.
Career Course in Front Office Operations.
Graduated with a pass.
Front Office Accounts
Front Office Procedures
Hotel Information System(Micros-Fidelio)
Principles of Organization
Hotel and Catering Law ( Cap 494)
Food and Beverage Control
Foreign Language( French)
2.Opera Version 5
2004 to 2007: Koimbi secondary school
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
1996 to 2003: Rorren junior school
Kenya Certificate of Primary Education
Socializing and meeting new people
Playing basket ball
Floor captain- Kenya Utalii College 2009-2010
Scout leader-Koimbi secondary school.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
1October 2010 Certificate on fire fighting
2March 2007 Certificate of merit for basketball
3June 2005 Certificate of scouts participation
4May 2010 Red Cross Certificate of First Aid
1.Mr. Wilson Mwangi
Head Of Front Office Department
Kenya Utalii College
P.O. Box 31052 Nairobi.
2. Mr. Godfrey Jaoko
Mobile No. 072*******
3.Mr Bernard Gachago
Radisson Blu Hotel