Assistant Controller - Accounting Shared Services

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Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Assistant Controller – Accounting Shared Services is to perform various accounting functions including, analysis of balance sheet accounts and operating department income statements, review of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial statements.

All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and The Venetian Resort’s policies, practices, and procedures. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and mentor Accounting Senior Managers, Managers, Senior Accountants, and Staff Accountants in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Develop staff skills to enhance department effectiveness and manage resources to eliminate excess cost or unnecessary expenditures.
  • Lead a Team in all aspects of hiring, mentoring, conducting annual team member reviews, and providing discipline (up to and including termination).
  • Assist in the month end closing and financial reporting process including account analysis and reconciliation.
  • 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. Prepare and review reports that summarize company business activities and financial positions in areas of income, expenses, and earnings, based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Primary system administrator of accounting systems (Infinium, Ariba, Cognos, Blackline).
  • Assist in the coordination of annual audit and review activities with external and internal auditors.
  • Oversee the management of the accounting for fixed assets and depreciation.
  • Review and approves capital purchase requests.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Draft memos to Shared Services management on accounting related issues.
  • Prepare internal financial analysis for senior managements use in decision making.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives.
  • Follow internal accounting policies and GAAP.
  • Prepare and reviews journal entries and accruals; reconcile and review balance sheet accounts.
  • Review profit and loss statements with assigned operating departments.
  • Prepare and deliver performance evaluations.
  • Administer the company chart of accounts and financial reports.
  • Safety is an essential function of this job.
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Company Standards of Conduct

All The Venetian Resort Team Members are expected to conduct and carry themselves in a professional manner at all times. Team Members are required to observe the Company’s standards, work requirements and rules of conduct.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age.
  • Proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Nevada Gaming Control Board Registration and any other certification or license, as required by law or policy. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of industry or public accounting experience.
  • Certified public accountant is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and agility to respond 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.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both in spoken and written form.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with guests and other Team Members of different backgrounds and levels of experience.
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to:

  • Lift or carry 20 pounds, unassisted, in the performance of specific tasks, as assigned.
  • Physically access all areas of the property and drive areas with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Maintain composure under pressure and consistently meet deadlines with internal and external customers and contacts.
  • Ability to interact appropriately and effectively with guests, management, other team members, and outside contacts.
  • Ability for prolonged periods of time to walk, stand, stretch, bend and kneel.
  • Work in a fast-paced and busy environment.
  • Work indoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to, CRT, noise, dust, and cigarette smoke.

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