Sun City Summerlin

Las Vegas , NV

Staff Accountant

Sun City Summerlin
Las Vegas, NV Full-time
Posted on January 10, 2019

Staff Accountant - FT

Position Description Summary:

The Staff Accountant, for Sun City Summerlin Community Association Inc. must have a strong accounting background with the education and experience necessary to fulfill a wide range of accounting tasks in a timely and accurate manner. This position will assist the Accounting Manager with the financial and accounting matters relating to SCSCAI. Importance of being a team player and be receptive to crossing training.

Description of Duties:

  • Emphasis on payroll

            o Processes company's payroll accurately and timely bi-weekly
            o Maintains the payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating and inputting data with minimal supervision.
            o Adheres to payroll policies and procedures
            o Comply with relevant law.
            o Identifies, investigates and resolves discrepancies in timesheet and payroll records.
            o Honors confidentiality of employees' pay records.
            o Completes payroll reports for record-keeping purposes or managerial review.
            o Determines the organization's tax obligations by calculating and completing related tax forma such as the modified business tax and others as needed.

  • Assist with the preparation a wide range of month-end closing journal entries, including the reconciliation and account analysis.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating fixed assets and depreciation on a monthly basis.
  • Perform daily sales reconciliations as assigned.
  • Learn tasks as performed by other staff in the accounting department and serve as a backup, including accounts payable.
  • Assist with annual Clark County personal property declarations.
  • Assist with the filing of various taxes (Sales Tax), and Business license renewals.
  • Assist with the preparation of documents as requested by our independent auditors as directed by the Accounting Manager.
  • Assist with compiling accounting information to be used by the insurance agency in acquiring annual bids.
  • May attend and/or participate in Finance Committee, including assisting as recording secretary. Ensure excellent customer service to the Association residents.
  • Additional duties relevant to this position and as assigned by the Accounting Manager.


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of Federal and Nevada State tax laws.
  • Working knowledge of Clark County Personal Property and Real Estate taxes.
  • Experienced in GAAP-Generally Accepted Accounting Principals.
  • Understanding of fund accounting.
  • Advanced accounting skills, including but not limited to a strong understanding of the general ledger.
  • Working knowledge of banking.
  • Advanced computer knowledge in EXCEL (test required) and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of Paylocity, Jonas and Sage Fixed Asset software are a plus.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously, within the limits of the job scope.
  • Ability to use machines and equipment typically found in today's office environment.
  • Ability to work across many departments with staff that have varying levels of accounting knowledge to solve problems and achieve results.
  • Motivated to perform all task efficiently and with accuracy.
  • Ability to give and receive written, oral and visual instruction and communication.
  • Ability to enforce and apply safe work practices.
  • Good decision making skills with judgement and ability to maintain confidentiality.


Minimum Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Associates degree in Accounting/Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Five years relevant work experience in related field of accounting-HOA experience a plus.
  • Three years of performing mid level accounting tasks.
  • Valid Driver's License to operate any company vehicle (and minimum state required auto insurance on personal vehicle).


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Physical Demands: Walking, sitting, bending and standing for prolonged periods. Lifting up to 35 pounds. Sufficient strength and stamina to ensure a productive work environment.

Work Environment: Risks and discomfort typical of an office/meeting environment with exposure to hot or cold temperatures and light noise exposure. Requires performing job functions in compliance with all SCSCAI policies including applying all SCSCAI safety and procedures.


Salary: Commensurate w/experience, position includes an excellent benefits package.

To Apply: Include Cover Letter stating interest and salary history, Resume and 3 Professional References. Include completed application for employment:

Fax to: (702) 360-0428

Mail or hand deliver in person (Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm) to: Sun City Summerlin, Attn: Director of Human Resources, 9107 Del Webb Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV, 89134

Deadline: Open until filled


SCSCAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer