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POST DATE 9/19/2017
END DATE 3/30/2018

Great Wolf Resorts Madison, WI

Madison, WI
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Responsibilities include participating in the month end close and related transaction processing, reviewing and verifying the accuracy of financial statement accounts, and performing reconciliations of general ledger accounts.


* Coordination of monthly general ledger close with other accountants
* Preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations
* Ensure proper cut-off and accounting for assigned accounts
* Preparation of financial statements and schedules for internal reporting
* Compilation of schedules to be used by outside auditors in their reviews and year-end audit
* Assist with establishing, implementing and documenting policies and procedures
* Utilizes computer applications to compile, retrieve and summarize accounting information for analyses and reporting purposes
* Works with various departments to review compliance or coordinate accounting matters with other departments and locations as necessary
* General support on various projects as needed


* Bachelor degree in accounting and at least two years of relevant experience required
* Strong accounting and analytical background
* Attention to detail -- able to complete tasks with high level of accuracy
* Skilled at completing and recording financial transactions. Able to aid in developing information for financial statements and balance sheet reconciliations
* Proficient in using accounting software and other applicable financial software
* Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel -- macros, v-lookups, and pivot tables
* High level of organization and ability to manage to deadlines


* Strong commitment to providing excellence in client service and a demonstrated
* ability of producing high quality results
* Strong interpersonal skills are required and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other team members
* Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
* Team player -- prior experience in Shared Service Center highly desirable
* Prior experience preferred:

* Working with an ERP Accounting System preferred
* Hospitality industry

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