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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Requisition ID 
2017-15320
Job Locations 
US-WA-SEATTLE
Posted Date 
12/4/2017
Category 
Windstar LAND-BASED / CORPORATE OPPORTUNITIES

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Overview

Summary:

Position is responsible for recording and analyzing costs related to Hotel activities including food beverage, supplies, and retail. The Position ensures accuracy of inventory details and carrying values and is responsible for account reconciliations and analysis of all categories of inventories at each reporting date, including reconciliation of inventory sub system reports to the financial statements.

Role requires communication with personnel on vessels to ensure proper and complete reporting of Ship board transactions and resolution of discrepancies.

 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Adhere to Company policy and GAAP requirements in inventory accounting and expense recognition.
  • Oversees completeness and documentation of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations in accordance with company internal control policies.
  • Supports the annual budget process by providing historic trends and projections in assigned areas and updates Lawson system with monthly budgeted amounts.
  • Publishes monthly recaps of Ship board costs and operating metrics.
  • Maintain communication with vessel Controllers to ensure completeness in inventory perpetual records.
  • Oversee accuracy in the inventory system as related to financial data.
  • Work with administrative departments to ensure operating costs are recognized in the appropriate period.
  • Maintenance of the accounting reports in the inventory system.
  • Primary support for external annual audit related to assigned areas.
  • Other duties, as assigned

 

Month End Close Responsibility:

 

  • Prepare accurate journal entries for hotel operating costs.
  • Ensure inventory records properly stated.
  • Prepare monthly summary of managerial metrics such as food costs and other variable expense dependent on ship occupancy.
  • Record various operating expenses.
  • Adhere to month end close schedule. Work is completed by 4th working day of each month.
  • Completion of key balance sheet account reconciliation during month end close.

 

Requirements:

 

  • General Ledger experience of at least 5 to 8 years
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Multi-tasking capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Independent thinker
  • Team player
  • Advanced excel skills

 

Work Environment & Physical Demands

 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General office environment. Moderate noise.

 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Regularly required to sit and occasionally required to stand. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision.  Some stress may occur, especially during closing periods. 

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:              Yes              No

 

Who:   

 

JOB DESCRIPTION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

                                                                      

I have received a copy of the job description for the position I am holding:

 

Position: ________________________________________________________________

 

Revision Date: _______________________

 

I have read this job description (or had it read to me) and I completely understand all my job duties and responsibilities. I am able to perform the essential functions as outlined with or without reasonable accommodation. I understand that my job may change on a temporary or regular basis according to the needs of my location or department without it being specifically included in the job description. If I have any questions about job duties not specified on this description that I am asked to perform, I should discuss them with my immediate supervisor or a member of the HR staff.

I further understand that future performance evaluations and merit increases to my pay are based on my ability to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description to the satisfaction of my immediate supervisor.

I have discussed any questions I may have had about this job description prior to signing this form.

 

 

 

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