• Sr. Financial Accountant

    Job Location(s) US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1409
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location Name
    Opry Entertainment Group
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Responsible for all accounting and reporting functions for certain Opry Entertainment Group (OEG) venues and businesses and related growth initiatives.  Also, supporting overall OEG including the iconic Opry, Ryman and Ole Red locations, with retail, food & beverage concessions, restaurant, events operations, creative content, royalties and licensing.  Performs daily and monthly accounting and internal control procedures for OEG, including reconciliation of systems and funding, month-end close, journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and support growth projects, and provides General Accounting/ Finance technical and managerial support.

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee general accounting and key control activities for OEG businesses to ensure generally accepted accounting principles are followed in the preparation and presentation of financial report
    • Responsible for the documentation and monitoring of internal control
    • Analysis of financial statements results on a monthly basis and report on variances
    • Analyze revenues, costs and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
    • Develop and implement methods and procedures for the preparation of periodic financial reports and results of operations, including ensuring the accuracy of details such as journal entries, cash, assets, reconciliations, and system interfaces
    • Continuously identify and implement improvements to process
    • Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliations according to RHP’s account reconciliation policy
    • Oversee financial, tax and SOX audits
    • Work closely with operating departments to maximize efficiency and ensure proper controls
    • Maintain and ensure integrity of financial systems, including support system upgrades and new system implementations
    • Reconcile 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)
    • Maintain documentation related to these daily activities; works directly with venue staff and managers and Treasury for follow up needed to ensure accurate reporting
    • Perform other duties and other projects as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education:

    •  Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required

    Experience: 

    • 4+ years of progressively responsible experience in Accounting
    • Experience in Oracle and NetSuite Accounting Systems a plus
    • Must possess excellent computer/systems knowledge
    • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Ability to multi-task.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to meet assigned deadlines.
    • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives.
    • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of the organization and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results
    • Demonstrated implementation of continuous improvement

    Licenses/Certifications:

    • CPA a plus but not required
    • This position requires a pre-employment drug screening

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