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Martin Kohout

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A bit of myself


Data enthusiast and reports freak


Creating mind blowing spreadsheets for proper business analysis.

Digging into data and bringing sense to it.

Working with different types of software within the company.

Work Experience

Sep 2016Now

Accounting Manager

Vienna House Diplomat Prague
  • Main goal is streamling informational flow across all department and creating/improving reporting system.
  • Creation of PO management system to control expenses across all departmens according budget/forecast
  • A/R management
  • Budgeting, planning and forecasting of expenses in Infor BI Application Studio
  • Keeping a track of all financial transactions in an organization (income audit and controlling)
Sep 2016Now

E-Commerce Coordinator (part-time)

Vienna House Czech Republic
  • Maintenance of created report
  • Ad hoc report according to actual needs
  • Implementing reports at other hotels in chain (e.g. andel"s by Vienna House Berlin)
Nov 2015Sep 2016

E-Commerce Coordinator

Vienna House Czech Republic
  • Reporting & Data analysis:
    •  Creating new tools for managing accounts
    • Preparation and delivery of key management reports and metrics providing comparable analysis of business performance and insight to business results
    • Creation and maintanance of so called BOB (business on the books) dynamics report

    • Improving current reporting tools across all departments
  • E-commerce:
    • Define and execute a clear online distribution channels strategy
    • Identifying and keeping pace with new and evolving players in the market
    • Develop understanding of channel dynamics, client needs and key initiatives

    • Content availability and quality check across all channels
    • Liase with the OTA’s market managers

    • Manage the RFP proces: eAuctions, Bid submission

    • Collaborate with marketing to optimize placement of marketing messages

    • Creating promotions and packages for all czech properties
Oct 2015Nov 2015

Reservation Agent

Raddison Blu Alcron Prague
  • Maintain up to date knowledge on sales strategies, rates, products, packages, facilities and inventory at all times
  • Sell hotel products and services to meet guests needs in line with hotel concepts with a focus on hotel profit
  • Handle all incoming calls, faxes and emails for accommodation
May 2013Nov 2015

Night Auditor

angelo by Vienna House Prague
  • Summarize and report the results of daily operations to hotel management and corporate office
  • Responsibility for the hotel operation during the overnight shift
Sep 2011Apr 2013

Front Office Manager

MICHAEL Development, Hotel Ehrlich
  • Responsibility for all duties of the front desk operation
  • Maintains accurate rates and inventory allotments in the OTA extranets in a timely manner to promote rate parity throughout all booking channels
  • Staff training and shifts planning 
  • Administrative support of accounting departement
Sep 2009Jul 2011

Front Office Agent

MICHAEL Development, Hotel Ehrlich
  • Responsibility for smooth run of the Front Desk
  • Concierge


  • HMS in the hospitality industry and its impact on informational flows within organization: Study performed within the Czech Republic  (Irena Jindřichovská, Martin Kohout) -  ongoing internal project at the Institute of Hospitality Management, Prague.

    My tasks: Statistical Survey Design and Evaluation, Interviews with Revenue Managers and Financial Controllers

    • ERP systems in services: Preliminary study from the Czech Republic: presented at IFRS GLOBAL RULES & LOCAL USE, 4th International Conference, September 30, 2016, Anglo-American University, Prague

  • The change in management accounting in the Czech Republic from institutional and contingency perspectives (Irena Jindřichovská, Dana Kubíčková) 

    My tasks: Statistical Survey Design and Evaluation

  • The current state of reporting according to IFRS in transitional economy of the Czech Republic (Irena Jindřichovská, Dana Kubíčková) 

    My tasks: Statistical Survey Design and Evaluation

What else?

Running a lot, practicing yoga, climbing mountains and much more...