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Accounting Associate

Company: Great Wolf Lodge
Location: Tempe
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

At Great Wolf the Accounting Associate performs a variety of general accounting functions including work with General Ledger, Procurement, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Cash, and Controls. The Accounting Associate will assist the Lodge Director of Finance with work related to the preparation and maintenance of financial records, and auditing of financial transactions.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Organize, secure, and maintain all files, records, cash and cash equivalents in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for oversight of the property's Cash Machine, including preparing consolidated cash deposits received by all cash handling employees and documenting, maintaining and communicating cash variances to appropriate level of management.
  • Support the Director of Finance with purchasing and expense management as needed.
  • Assist the Director of Finance with internal control reviews.
  • Daily reconciliation of credit card transaction activities.
  • Manage and safeguard the company credit card, and reconcile purchases.
  • Complete month-end closing procedures and reports as specified.
  • Assist in managing company contracts and licenses.

    Basic Qualifications & Skills:

    • High School diploma or equivalent experience.
    • 1 or more years prior accounting or bookkeeping experience.
    • Strong basic math and verbal/written communication skills.
    • Prior experience with computers, data entry, and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
    • Must be flexible regarding scheduling based on business demands.
    • Successful completion of criminal background check and drug screen.

      Desired Qualifications & Traits:

      • Associates degree (or higher) in Accounting/Finance or Business Administration preferred.
      • 1 or more years prior theme park or hospitality industry experience preferred.
      • Prior experience with Opera and/or Sun Accounting system preferred.
      • Attention to detail.
      • Task-oriented work methods.
      • Multi-tasking ability.

        Physical Requirements:

        • Able to lift up to 20lbs
        • Able to bend, stretch, and twist
        • Able to stand or sit for long periods of time

          -Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Great Wolf Lodge, Tempe , Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Tempe, Arizona

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