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Staff Accountant I

Company: Ellis Entertainment, LLC - Ellis Park Racing and G
Location: Henderson
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary/General Description:The Ellis Park Staff Accountant ensures proper implementation of Ellis Entertainment, LLC accounting policies and procedures for the accurate reporting of periodic financial statements. In addition, he/she provides management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts; preparing financial statements.Expectations:Adhere to Ellis Entertainment, LLC ("Ellis Park") Core Values and Policies & Procedures.Act as a role model within and outside the gaming and racing facility.Maintain a positive and respectful attitude toward customers and co-workers.Consistently report to work on time prepared to perform duties of position.Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Prepare consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.Maintain and balance an automated consolidation system by inputting data; scheduling required jobs; verifying data.Analyze information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information.Prepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts.Prepare payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts.Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.Provide accounting support for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information; converting data to general ledger system; obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential.Make decisions based on available data.Analyze data, access problems, and develop resolutions.Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.Prepare journal entries as needed.Reconcile assigned bank accounts.Develop and/or prepare special reports as requested.Ensure compliance to established accounting policies and procedures.Perform assigned general ledger account reconciliations.Maintain familiarity with federal, and state reporting requirements.Build relationships and loyalty with guests through sincere and meaningful interactions (e.g., learn guests' names and preferences; connect with them individually and professionally; smile; make eye contact and verbally greet guests from arrival to the property through departure; and provide fast and friendly service to guests).Be a team player (e.g., work toward team goals and foster a collaborative and positive work environment; put the team first; assist coworkers; treat all coworkers with kindness, courtesy and respect; never engage in negativity; maintain openness to coaching, learning and improving; receptive to change and willingness to embrace challenges with team-spirit).Develop a thorough knowledge of services, room locations, amenities, surroundings (e.g., gift shop, restaurants, theater, etc.), providing accurate directions, and information for guest inquiries about promotions and special events.At all times maintain a courteous, positive and professional working relationship with all personnel and the general public (e.g., coworkers, clients and vendors).Work under pressure; maintain regular and punctual attendance including working odd and unusual hours, weekends and holidays.Perform additional duties and responsibilities as necessary or assigned.Education & Experience:Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or other field required.Experience in bookkeeping and/or general accounting.Knowledge of theory and implementation of US GAAP.Knowledge of gaming, hospitality and retail operations.Knowledge of federal, and state reporting requirements.Licensing & Certification:Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid license through the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC).Computer Equipment, Software, Machinery:Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint).Experience working with Sage 100, Great Plains, and FRX a plus.Standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.Essential Physical Requirements:Requires employee to hear, sit, talk, and repetitively use hands the majority of the time.Requires employee to occasionally stand and walk.Requires employee to occasionally push/pull, carry, lift, and slide/transfer 1-25 lbs.Essential Mental Demands:Requires the ability to solve problems, organize, plan, make decisions, interpret data, read and write the majority of the time.Supervisory Responsibilities:None.Work Environment (inside/outside):This job operates in a professional office environment.Other Requirements:Must provide and maintain a valid driver's license.

Keywords: Ellis Entertainment, LLC - Ellis Park Racing and G, Evansville , Staff Accountant I, Other , Henderson, Indiana

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