Accounting Manager

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Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Manager - Accounting is to perform various accounting functions including, analysis of balance sheet accounts and operating department income statements, preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial statements. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental, Sands Bethlehem (the “Sands”) and PGCB policies, practices, and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage and mentor Accounting staff and Inventory control staff in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Develop staff skills to enhance department effectiveness and manage resources to eliminate excess cost or unnecessary expenditures.
  • Delegate tasks and department assignments or projects, meeting deadlines related to those assignments.
  • Focus on achieving the goals or objectives of the department using available resources (staff and budgetary).
  • Evaluate the schedule or timelines related to the completion of assignments, while maintaining service and/or product quality. Prepares and reviews reports that summarize company business activities and financial positions in areas of income, expenses, and earnings, based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Utilize company’s primary accounting systems (Infinium, Stratten Warren, Cognos, Blackline) to perform duties.
  • Manage the accounting for fixed assets and depreciation.
  • Assist Controller - Financial with review of capital purchase requests
  • Draft memos on accounting related issues.
  • Assist with the preparing internal and statutory financial statements.
  • Follow internal accounting policies and GAAP.
  • Prepare and reviews journal entries and accruals.
  • Approve balance sheet reconciliations and validate backup data provided by staff to meet reporting requirements.
  • Participate in monthly Profit and Loss statement reviews and assist in the month-end closing process. 
  • Perform and review account analysis.
  • Assist with administering the company chart of accounts and financial reports. Assist with distribution of financial reporting to Senior Management.
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Possess a working knowledge of all department and company policies and procedures and Rules of Conduct and must enforce the same.
  • Manage staff and organize department functions in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Delegate tasks and department assignments or projects, meeting deadlines related to those assignments.
  • Direct others in completion of a task or assignment. Render advice, and provide expertise or judgment based on information gathered, studied, analyzed or reviewed.
  • Arrange timeline to complete tasks and department assignments or projects, and meet the deadlines related to those assignments.
  • Work on actual project or service to help achieve the objectives of the department.
  • Evaluate information to render an opinion or take action based on that information that will impact the department or function.
  • Focus on achieving the goals or objectives of the department using available resources (staff and budgetary).
  • Evaluate the schedule or timelines related to the completion of assignments, while maintaining service and/or product quality.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Employment Requirements:

  • 18 years of age, proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a positive/upbeat fashion utilizing English; both in oral and written form.
  • Interpersonal skills with focused attention on guest needs to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to the Sands appearance standards.
  • Maintain consistent adherence to the Sands Customer Service Standards (Standards of Steel).
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

 

Specific Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Minimum of 4 years of industry or progressive accounting experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully being proactive in responding to changing market factors.
  • Must have exceptional intellectual, professional, and interpersonal agility with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent leadership capabilities and charisma skills to influence, inspire, and motivate key stakeholders and employees around a single vision.
  • Physical ability to access all areas of the property.
  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing, stretching, bending and kneeling without restriction, work indoors, outdoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to CRT fatigue, noise, dust, cigarette smoke.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment and maintain physical stamina, proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with guests, management, team members, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to lift or carry a minimum of 20 pounds, unassisted, in the performance of specific tasks assigned.
  • Ability to work with others, communicate well, receive direction; review your own work.
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward work and interface with guests in a friendly and polite manner.
  • Ability to address stressful situations with clients with dignity and the utmost tact and politeness.
  • Must be able to work with others, communicate well and receive direction when needed to achieve department goals and objectives.
  • Must be able to qualify for, apply for and obtain a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board license if required.

Work Environment:

  • Ability to meet Specific Position Requirements and perform Position Responsibilities for this position.
  • Ability to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; talk with customers or employees; listen well.
  • Ability to be alert to customer needs to remedy or present a solution to a question, service request or service breakdown.
  • Ability to bring about results from ordinary circumstances; prepare for problems or opportunities in advance; undertake additional responsibilities and respond to situations as they arise with or without supervision.
  • Ability to be tactful and polite, maintain confidences, and foster an ethical work environment; handle all situations honestly.
  • Ability to maintain standards despite pressing deadlines; to do work right the first time.
  • Ability to act in accordance with established guidelines; follow standard procedures; recognize and comply with written rules or practices.
  • Ability to adapt and interact with people who have different values, cultures, or backgrounds, be of service to potentially difficult people, recognize the benefits of having a diverse workforce.
  • Ability to develop a rapport with others and recognize their concerns and feelings; build and maintain long-term associations based on trust; help others.
  • Ability to share due credit with coworkers; display enthusiasm and promote a friendly group working environment; work closely with other departments as necessary; support group decisions and display team spirit. 
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery-to do what is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction, deal with service failures and prioritize customer or client needs.

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