Supervisory responsibility of accounts payable team overseeing 10+ direct team members. Ability to drive and manage progress in the department along with the properties. Leadership responsibility to meet accounts payable Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to properties and other key stakeholders. Ensure workload is distributed appropriately to meet or exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to maximize and improve services provided. Leadership responsibility for compliance with company internal controls and state specific regulatory requirements. Leadership responsibility to coach, mentor and train the Accounts Payable team to drive KPIs.
- Innovative: Looks at issues from a fresh viewpoint and adapts to the changes created by the environment. Willing to take risk and explore the new, untested and unknown.
- Feedback: Gives positive feedback when appropriate, but also address inadequate performance or inappropriate behavior. Provides frank and direct feedback to others.
- Communication: Believes in the importance of keeping others informed. Spends time clearly defining expectations.
- Excitement: Has the ability to help people feel good about themselves and their work. Displays a high level of energy, intensity and enthusiasm.
- Strategic: Has the ability to analyze the future impact that a decision made today is likely to have. Understands the interdependence of various work units and the importance of integrating their activities
- Ethics: Demonstrates integrity and exercises discretion in handling confidential information.
All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and company policies, practices, and procedures.
Supervises accounts payable team and oversees job performance.
Ensure compliance with all federal and state regulatory requirements including SOX, IRS 1099, and internal control requirements.
Utilizes performance metrics to manage team performance and understand opportunities for improvement.
Prepare and file regulatory documents including but not limited to sales and use tax returns and 1099.
Participates in and assists with coordination of month end closing: investigates accounting variances, prepares journal entries, and balance sheet account reconciliations; also, reviews Accountants monthly financial close journal entries and reconciliations.
Perform balance sheet account reconciliation’s as assigned.
Assist in developing and implementing processes and procedures, and continuously optimizes to gain efficiency and drive productivity gains.
Provides continuous coaching, mentoring and training to accounts payable team.
Manage and oversee time/attendance and scheduling of team.
Leads daily huddles with team.
Communicate problems or discrepancies to management in a timely and efficient manner.
Promote, develop and maintain effective communication, interaction, and excellent relationship with internal customers, including ensuring their requirements are identified and consistently met.
Promote an effective relationship between the department, the operating property, and other departments and to ensure effective operational processes.
Observe and follow all safety procedures.
Performs all other job related duties as requested.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in accounting/finance in a comparable position required.
Two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Intermediate level skills with Microsoft Excel/Word/Outlook, basic office equipment.
Ability to guide design and strategy for use of electronic system tools to improve process, mine data, extract and report data.
Working knowledge of state specific regulatory requirements.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English) and demonstrates ability to resolve all situations in a professional manner.
Have initiative, strive for continuous improvement.
Strong team player that has a direct approach and is solution oriented.
Professional appearance and demeanor.
Work varied shifts, sometimes including weekends and holidays.
Able to effectively communicate and present in English, in both written and oral forms.
Ability to prioritize based on urgency and lead team through high volume and stressful time periods.
Able to obtain/maintain any necessary certifications and/or licenses.
Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or equivalent.
Experience in Lawson, Stratton Warren, ICG AP Workflow, or other AP automation software.
Previous experience with use of financial mainframe applications including ability to import and export data to and from mainframe applications.
Previous experience working in a similar casino resort or Financial Shared Services Center setting.
Previous experience with change management, lean management or other continuous improvement processes.
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