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Senior Accountant

Jay Peak Resort & Burke Mtn | Jay, VT

Jay Peak Resort & Burke Mtn
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include the following, other duties may be assigned)

  • Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger and homeowner accounts, documenting business transactions.
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and reconciliations for various balance sheet and general ledger accounts.
  • Assist with the month-end and annual close process including preparation of workpapers and reconciliations in order to distribute financial information timely.
  • Distributes expenditures, encumbrances, receipts, and receivables according to financial schedules.
  • Assists with various cash handling and internal audit functions, as needed.
  • Audit contracts, orders and vouchers and prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
  • Performs statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings.
  • Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for other managers.
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
  • Assists with the preparation of budgets, reviews budget criteria, and prepares necessary supporting documentation, analysis and justification.
  • Responsible for the completion of various weekly and monthly variance and analytical reports.  Analyzes variances, obtains responses from managers/directors and prepares variance reports for senior management.  Compares sales, cost of sales, payroll and expense data to prior year and budget. 
  • Supports department managers in planning and delivering established financial targets; prepares reports, interprets the results of operations and analyzes report variances.
  • Assists with the formulation of resort accounting policies and procedures, other planning and internal control procedures, and the coordination of financial systems and procedures.
  • Assists with the preparation of financial statements and operating data, and special reports as required.
  • Assists with the completion of various regulatory reporting requirements, audits and other special projects as assigned.
  • Advises management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax code revisions or other tax compliance matters. Interprets company policies and government regulations affecting accounting procedures and implements procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Assists with other account analyses, special projects, reporting tasks and reconciliations as requested.
  • Creates and maintains training and understudy materials for the Company’s various accounting policies, procedures and practices.
  • Studies and standardizes accounting procedures to improve efficiency of procedures, expedite workflow and improve internal controls.  Plans and monitors production timelines to meet reporting deadlines and reporting requirements; assists in developing new procedures as needed.  Proposes areas for streamlining and more efficient processing.
  • Manages and responds to complex inquiries and financial variances by researching, gathering supporting information and reports, analyzing data and requesting input and explanation from managers and other supervisory staff.
  • Assists with other duties as assigned.


Job Code: 1500627
Posted On: 03/22/17
Telecommute: No
Categories: Finance, Accounting
Job Status: Part Time
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Phone: 802-988-2611

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