Sun City Summerlin

Las Vegas , NV

Staff Accountant

Sun City Summerlin
Las Vegas, NV Full-time
Posted on October 5, 2018

Staff Accountant
Full Time Position

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 AR and AP.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by gathering and sorting documents and then posting account transactions.
  • Pays invoices by verifying transaction information, scheduling and preparing disbursements, obtaining authorization of payments and signatures.
  • 1099 processing at year end.
  • Obtains revenue by verifying transaction information, computing charges and refunds, preparing and mailing invoices and/or statements, identifying delinquent accounts and insufficient payments.
  • Notifying customers of insufficient payments and preparing for collections.
  • Verify accounts by reconciling statements and transactions.
  • Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation and adjustments.
  • Direct contact with vendors and customers.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal accounting processes and controls.
  • Maintains financial historical records by filing accounting documents.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed by the Accounting Manager 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.
  • 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 aquiring 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.
  • Have the ability 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:

  • 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.

Position Open until filled

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

SCSCAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.