Fixed Asset Accountant

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Job Description

Description of the Position:

The Accountant will be responsible for daily and monthly accounting activities and functions pertaining to the general ledger, reconciling bank transactions and the management of capital assets. Team Member will work independently with little to no supervision. This position relies on experience and excellent judgment to perform the functions of the job. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks:

• All team members are obligated to support and uphold the Valley View Casino & Hotel’s Standards of Excellence, Mission and Vision Statements as outlined in the Team Member Guide to Success.
• Maintain positive guest relations at all times, resolving guest complaints and ensuring guest satisfaction. Greet guests in a courteous and caring manner using personalized service.
• Performs accounting functions as assigned, including, but not limited to preparing journal entries, reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, reconciliation of vendor accounts and preparation of schedules to support financials.
• Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies and providing documentation.
• Responsible for the maintenance of the company’s capital assets records, maintains capital funding schedule, additions, disposals and roll forward schedules and coordination and execution of the inventory of capital assets.
• Responsible for daily banking activities, cash funding reports, and serves as a liaison to the bank to resolve any banking discrepancies.
• Assist with building and testing system reports required for management, financial reporting and general ledger reconciliation.
• Assists with audits by analyzing and preparing schedules for auditors.
• Serves as a mentor for team members in the department.
• Works collectively with the management team in providing input, suggestions, and recommendations for department operations and guest service.
• Maintains a thorough knowledge of company facilities, as well as special events on property, in order to advise guests and fellow Team Members of same, whenever possible.
• May be required to attend special events.
• Other duties as assigned by management.
• Responsible for conducting all responsibilities in a professional and ethical manner
• Responsible for maintaining a consistent, regular attendance record.
• Adheres to performance standards, company policies and procedures, as they relate to the department.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. An equivalent combination of education and experience can be substituted for this requirement. Four years of experience in Accounting or a related field.
• Demonstrated intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting.
• Ability to type a minimum of 35 words per minute.
• Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.
• Strong analytical and accounting skills.
• Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
• Leadership skills including the ability to articulate clear and precise direction and create a positive work environment with open communication and consistency.
• Ability to speak and understand the English language.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, instructions, guidelines, operating and maintenance instructions, and policies and procedure manuals written in the English language.
• Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form referring back to established guidelines and policies and procedures.
• Ability to define problems involving several concrete variables, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to carry out primary duties, responsibilities and tasks.
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
• Must use very good judgment when providing information to our guests and maintain positive guest relations at all times.
• Must apply for, receive, and maintain a Gaming License from the Tribal Gaming Agency.
• Must be able to successfully pass applicable auditions or skill testing and a drug screening test.
• May be required to carry a company provided cell-phone at all times to receive and respond to work related calls.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous Accounting experience in a casino/gaming environment.

Physical Requirements of the Position:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Clear vision (close, distant, color, peripheral, and depth perception) is needed for navigating office and casino environments, reading and reviewing reports and policies, operating data processing equipment and other essential job functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to talk and hear.
• The Team Member is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, manipulate, handle, or feel.
• The Team Member is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
• The Team Member must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Working Conditions:

• The Casino is open 24 hours per day, seven (7) days per week; therefore, you must be flexible to work any and all shifts.
• While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is exposed to second hand tobacco smoke, moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.
• The Team Member is usually subject to inside environmental conditions, which provide protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.
• The Team Member is occasionally subject to outside environmental conditions and to wet and/or humid conditions.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. When on the casino floor, the noise level increases to loud.

Other Information:

• Native American hiring preference applies.
• This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be instructed by management to perform other tasks or functions.
• You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description and your ability to commit to the Standards of Excellence.
• Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.
• The job description is not a contract for employment.

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