Grade: 09

Prepare and complete tasks needed for successful operation of financial accounting functions for all business units supported by the General Accounting Department while adhering to GAAP and MGM Resorts

International corporate accounting policies.  Tasks will include consistent accounting record preparation, research, recording and reporting related to the following functional processes; purchase and expense accounting, treasury/banking accounting, payroll accounting, fixed asset accounting, cost allocations accounting, miscellaneous revenue accounting, contractual arrangement accounting, partnership and joint venture accounting, lease and tenant accounting and as well as other accounting functions as assigned.
  • Record journal entries to accurately reflect appropriate accrual basis accounting transactions for assigned functions in the correct period including accruals of expenses, accruals of revenue, amortization of prepaid expenses, etc.
  • Review and post transactions interfaced from sub-systems into the general ledger
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepare and coordinate the  timely and accurate reporting  and remittance of all assigned general business licenses and taxes, property taxes and regulatory requirements
  • Track, accumulate and prepare necessary information reporting in a timely manner for all business unit departments related to assigned functions
  • Inform business units and others of unusual or unexpected financial results
  • Calculate and prepare payment requests for contractual fees
  • Ensure accurate billing and timely collection of all amounts due from tenants
  • Prepare/review financial analyses; investigate and resolve necessary items
  • Participate in projects for systems implementations and/or processes related improvements
  • Prepare requested schedules for periodic internal, external and regulatory audits and reviews
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses and reports as assigned
  • Prepare accurate entries/reports/schedules needed to complete a timely financial close  in accordance with GAAP
  • Other duties as assigned

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or 3+ years specific accounting experience with high school diploma.
  • Attention to Detail:
    • Works in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner
    • Identifies main concepts and ideas when reading simple, straightforward documents
    • Reviews own work for accuracy and completeness, spotting inconsistencies or discrepancies that indicate problems with quality of work
    • Pays close attention to details that are important to others to make sure they are right.

  • Communicates effectively:
    • Asks for guidance and input from supervisors when confused or unsure of appropriate processes
    • Actively listens and ensures that people are heard
    • Clearly and courageously expresses ideas
    • Keeps others informed of goals, objectives and progress
    • Ability to clearly and professionally communicate verbally and in writing

  • Builds Trust and Commitment:
    • Demonstrates a clear service-minded focus when making decisions
    • Encourages involvement of others in decision making
    • Accomplishes shared goals by building positive relationships and working through conflict

  • Logical Thinking:
    • Analyzes and understands information to develop logical solutions to issues
    • Flexibility and ability to work within a fast growth environment with changing priorities
    • Logically sets completion priorities for various tasks

  • Demonstrates Integrity:
    • Exhibits and supports the organization’s ethics and values
    • Treats others fairly and ethically while addressing ethical issues
    • Intervenes to remind others of the need to respect the dignity of others

  • Technical/Professional Knowledge:
    • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP),accounting practices and theories
    • Advanced knowledge of preparation and review of general ledger account reconciliations
    • Familiar with monthly financial statements and review techniques

  • Other Abilities:
    • Ability to bend and reach into cabinets to file document, lift and move boxes weighing up to 20 pounds to load computer paper as well as the storage, retrieval and transportation of documents
    • Operate business equipment such as telephone, photo copier, fax, 10 key and personal computer
    • Possess the manual dexterity to access a computer via keyboard and be seated before a computer monitor for extended periods of time
    • Flexible in work environment – may be required to work in different locations based on job needs
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.