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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Job ID 
2018-1392
# of Openings 
1
Job Location Name 
Opry Entertainment Group
Job Location(s) 
US-TN-Nashville
Posted Date 
7/27/2018
Category 
Accounting/Finance
Type 
Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

This role supports all Opry Entertainment Group venues and businesses and related growth initiatives, for the iconic Opry, Ryman and new Ole Red locations, with Retail, Food & Beverage Concessions, Restaurant, and Events operations, and works with the team to support creative content, royalties and licensing.  Performs daily and monthly accounting and control procedures for OEG, including reconciliation of systems and funding, month end close, intercompany transactions, journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and assists in other month end areas and on projects.

Responsibilities

  • Reconciles certain daily transactions related to funding, Point of Sales (POS) and Ticketing systems, including but not limited to sales, returns, refunds, cash, credit cards and other receivables. Activities cover Retail and F&B transactions and involve reporting from multiple systems. Maintains documentation related to these daily activities.  Works directly with venue staff and managers and Treasury for follow up needed to ensure accurate reporting
  • Reviews activity and prepares, uploads and posts journal entries to record daily ticketing and F&B transactions
  • Performs detailed review, updates and reconciles as required intercompany balances within RHP properties and other entities. Process includes reconciling daily funding activities with Treasury
  • Responsible for certain venues’ period end process, including working with venue for accurate results, overall review for completeness and accuracy, and related journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepares deposits for miscellaneous receipts and reporting in multiple systems
  • Assists with the preparation of information required for quarterly variance analysis, periodic audits and other business projects
  • Key contact for all OEG funding procedures, transactions and reconciliations, including support of system implementations and new operations. Assists operations with procedures, improvements and for new venues’ staff
  • Continuously identify and implement improvements to process
  • Performs other duties and project support as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

 

Associate degree plus two years of accounting experience or bachelor’s degree required.

 

Experience:

  • Two or more years of experience in accounting and strong MS Excel skills required
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex problems
  • Ability to work well under pressure & within short deadlines, and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to learn multiple systems 
  • Demonstrated implementation of continuous improvement