Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 8:43 AM
Support unit and subsidiary management in the preparation and review of monthly accounting close process, contractual reporting compliance and annual external audit of Australia Hospitality and Parks & Resorts (AUS). Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 1) Review and Support Subsidiary Monthly Close Processes a) Prepare standard monthly, quarterly, and annual journal entries required for assigned units and/or locations. b) Review trial balance accounts periodically for assigned units and/or locations and ask appropriate questions and review reconciliations to become materially aware of accounts. c) Perform account reconciliations for key accounts assigned. d) Read and communicate all key terms in contracts related to accounting and close issues. e) Provide supervision, direction and guidance to Senior Accountants, as needed. f) Communicate issues, findings and observations to Manager regarding assigned units and/or locations. g) Prepare month-end consolidation entries for AUS along with supporting schedules and reconciliations. h) Perform final check and analysis of AUS locations to include meeting with Department Manager and Subsidiary Senior Management to review the monthly consolidated financial statements and key account reconciliations. i) On a quarterly basis, complete the reporting package per corporate requirements for assigned subsidiaries. This would include the preparation of supporting schedules and review of account reconciliations. Meet with Manager and subsidiary management for approval and certification sign-off. 2) Serve as the primary back-up to the Manager regarding compilation, review, analysis and distribution of the Weekly Operating Report 3) Assist in the preparation audited of financial statements in accordance with Australian IFRS and liaise with Australian external auditors as necessary 4) Supervise the compilation of data necessary for external Australian consultants to prepare annual income tax and other compliance filings and related accounting for Australian income taxes 5) Placement of assets into service related to Capital Project activities. 6) Working with and assisting the Manager, trouble-shoot unit accounting questions and suggest proper accounting treatments when new accounting issues arise. 7) Work and coordinate with other departments to complete assigned tasks and meet departmental deadlines/objectives/goals. 8) Perform research and prepare documentation to support the annual external financial audit process for AUS. 9) Special projects, as assigned by Manager from time to time. Requirements: The ideal candidate has a 4-year accounting degree and 4-6 years general accounting experience, including 1-2 years supervisory experience. Ability to problem solve and utilize analytical abilities in order to troubleshoot issues. Strong knowledge of accounting policies and procedures and US GAAP with ability to learn IFRS requirements. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across management and staff levels. Ability to supervise, provide direction and guidance to the Senior Accountant. Strong automated system skills required with ability to independently learn automated system functionality. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; experience with PeopleSoft Financials preferred. Ability to meet deadlines; handle multiple priorities and work independently with minimal supervision. CPA license preferred. Must be able to adjust work schedule to accommodate direct communication with Senior Management and/or venue personnel in Australia. Who We Are Delaware North is one of the largest privately owned-and-operated hospitality companies in the world. Our $3 billion enterprise stems from our family of subsidiaries operating across sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports and travel hubs, and gaming properties. Serving more than a half a billion guests annually, our 55,000 associates are dedicated to creating special experiences at more than 200 locations across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. This position will be based out of Delaware North?s new global headquarters, a state-of-the-art, 12-story, mixed-use building in downtown Buffalo, N.Y. The headquarters facility, reflective of our values, integrates the latest advances in environmental, energy conservation and office design. At Delaware North, you will find a culture rooted in entrepreneurial spirit, innovation and future-thinking. We believe deeply in the value of our associates and high-performing teams. Whether it?s the Australian Open, the Grammys, the World Series, dinner at a world-class resort or experiencing the national wonder of the Grand Canyon, we?re working passionately to make special experiences extraordinary. To learn more, visit www.delawarenorth.com. All applicants may be subject to a pre-employment background and/or drug testing. Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.
• Location: Buffalo
• Post ID: 31500797 buffalo