Lead Accountant, Financial Reporting
Company: Delaware North
Posted on: September 11, 2019
Our Exciting Work EnvironmentThis position will be based out of
Delaware North's new global headquarters, a state-of-the-art,
12-story, mixed-use building in downtown Buffalo, N.Y. The
headquarters facility, reflective of our values, integrates the
latest advances in environmental, energy conservation and office
The OpportunityIn this role, the candidate will prepare Delaware
North's consolidated financial statements and related Senior
executive reporting; facilitate the external audit of Delaware
North's and each of its subsidiaries; assist in the development and
implementation of procedures that improve financial compliance
efforts; various other financial functions. Communicate and review
issues and deliverables with Senior corporate and subsidiary
Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements in accordance
with GAAP to include issuance of monthly financial results to
senior management and quarterly reports for Delaware North's Board
of Directors, preparation of the balance sheet, GAAP income
statement, operational earnings statement, and cash flow
statements. Perform month-end consolidation procedures, including
preparation of GL entries, monthly consolidation entries,
intercompany account reconciliation and translation adjustment,
balance sheet and income statement review, cash flow statement
preparation and ensure adequate supporting documentation is
prepared and maintained.
Prepare debt compliance package of Delaware North's Restricted
Group for lenders to include issuance of quarterly and annual
Delaware North Restricted Group and Consolidated financial
statements, preparation of detailed schedules and financial ratio
calculations indicating compliance with debt agreements.
Assist the department manager in coordinating the external audits
of Delaware North, each of its subsidiaries through preparation of
full financial statements, footnote disclosure and related
supporting schedules, preparation of detailed impairment schedule
in order to review and identify any units with potentially impaired
assets on their books.
Support the accounting for the company's master insurance plan,
including review annual allocation rate changes for insurance
policies, including workers compensation, general liability, and
auto before and after entry into PeopleSoft. Review insurance
policy valuations and reserves, including coordination of annual
actuarial reporting with HR and review of actuarial reports for
valuation of plan liabilities and assets and comparison to current
Support Financial Compliance and Assurance. Assist in developing
and implementing processes that monitor compliance with Delaware
North's financial policies and procedures and assist in remediation
of noted deficiencies. Coordinate the annual review of accounting
policies and procedures, including the review of unit responses and
communication with Senior management
Other reporting preparation and review, including review the
financial results and presentation for Delaware North's Board of
Directors and Shareholder meetings in conjunction with FP&A.
Prepare ad hoc and detailed schedules to assist with the
preparation of federal and state tax return filings. Preparation of
annual gross revenue file to be used in marketing initiatives
Special projects as assigned.
Required Skills, Education & Experience
Minimum 4 year degree in accounting plus 4 years of general
accounting or audit experience required; CPA highly preferred.
At least 1 year of public accounting experience required.
Independent problem solving and analytical abilities coupled with
good troubleshooting skills.
Knowledge of accounting policies and procedures required.
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure toward the goal
of timely and accurate completion of assigned tasks.
Strong computer skills required with ability to independently learn
automated program functionality. Proficiency in MS Excel
Excellent communication skills required.
The ideal candidate is an ambitious self-starter eager to take on
learn and take on new challenges.
Who We AreTake your career beyond the ordinary-to the
At Delaware North, you'll love where you work, who you work with,
and how your day unfolds. Whether it's in sporting venues, casinos,
airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants,
there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We
empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of
success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the
thrill of making things happen - share our vision, grow with
Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired,
privately-held hospitality companies in the world. Founded and
owned by the Jacobs family for nearly 100 years, it is a global
leader in hospitality and food service with operations in the
sports, travel hospitality, restaurants and catering, parks,
resorts, gaming and specialty retail industries. Delaware North has
annual revenue exceeding $3 billion with 60,000 employee
associates. To learn more, visit www.delawarenorth.com.
All applicants will be subject to a pre-employment background check
and may be subject to a pre-employment drug test depending upon the
position and/or client requirements.
Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries
consider applicants for all positions without regard to race,
color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability,
marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally
protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity
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