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Today’s Best Western has been on a journey of incredible transformation, elevating our brand image, improving the guest experience and enhancing our organizational culture. Today, this culture of modernization and innovation is embraced by our more than 1,000 corporate employees, many of whom have stayed with Best Western for 10, 20, even 30+ years. We are proud to have created a work atmosphere that provides an exciting, fun and rewarding place to work every day.

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Accomplishes day-to-day accounting results by conducting moderately complex and varied accounting activities in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and established procedures. Brings any inconsistencies to the attention of management by analyzing, identifying and reconciling account variances.
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Job Purpose

Accomplishes day-to-day accounting results by conducting moderately complex and varied accounting activities in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and established procedures. Brings any inconsistencies to the attention of management by analyzing, identifying and reconciling account variances.

Essential Job Results

Accomplishes day-to-day accounting results by conducting moderately complex and varied accounting activities in one or more of the following areas: general ledger accounting, cash management, payables, receivables and/or payroll. Performs professional accounting activities by compiling, consolidating and analyzing financial data. Activities may include assisting with the review and reconciliation of general ledger accounts, maintaining journal entries and accruals, preparing trial balances or financial statements and/or reconciling bank accounts. Conducts accounting activities in accordance with GAAP and established regulations and procedures. Assists with period-end closings. Brings inconsistencies to management attention by analyzing, identifying and reconciling account variances. Prepares explanations for items of interest. Makes, presents and defends recommendations for accounting related matters. Provides management with information for decision making by running queries and producing reports. Prepares and distributes required reports and/or payments for governmental agencies, insurance carriers, other organizations and management as applicable. Meets departmental requirements by maintaining thorough documentation for accounting activities and reporting.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience

Minimum 2 years related accounting experience.
Workday accounting experience preferred.
Detail oriented with good organization and time management skills.
Intermediate ability to write reports and queries and gain proficiency in the use of automated accounting system.
Ability to identify process improvements and efficiencies to be gained. Experience with automating processes and tasks is a plus.

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 2 years related accounting experience.
  • Workday accounting experience preferred.
  • Detail oriented with good organization and time management skills.
  • Intermediate ability to write reports and queries and gain proficiency in the use of automated accounting system.
  • Ability to identify process improvements and efficiencies to be gained. Experience with automating processes and tasks is a plus.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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