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MGM Resorts International Senior Accountant in Las Vegas, Nevada

Location:

Las Vegas, Nevada

Become one of the stars behind the show and become part of the world’s most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: To entertain the human race.

POSITION SUMMARY:

It is the primary responsibility of the Senior Accountant to perform varied accounting functions to include assisting with preparation of monthly financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and established company policies, preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, and perform ad-hoc accounting projects as requested by management. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Record transactional activity timely and accurately in the general ledger

  • Evaluate and implement internal controls so that processes are operating effectively

  • Provide necessary reporting on financial data, ensuring all requested reporting (ad-hoc and routine) are completed in a timely manner and contain accurate information

  • Ensure proper planning and resource availability for assigned projects; develop, design, measure, and ensure analytical and control activities are operating effectively with the department; Supervise projects according to plans

  • Participate in project implementation for systems and/or processes related to the corporate department initiated by other departments and/or by the department to ensure that requirements are met and/or work efficiently enhanced

  • Ensure accounting records and practices adhere to GAAP and MGM Resorts International Operations accounting policies and remain standard across all business units

  • Supervise the allocation of resources, performance and any competing requirements to meet internal customer expectations, Service Level Agreement performance thereby enabling achievement of business case benefits realization

  • Provide support, training, mentoring, problem resolution, and development to accountants on an ongoing basis to ensure the department performs at a maximum performance level. Plan, schedule, and manage the staff to promote efficiency in completing their job responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and international regulatory requirements including SOX, gaming regulations, minimum internal control requirements, IRS, anti-money laundering laws and internal control requirements

  • Lead, drive, communicate and be accountable for shared service strategies that deliver high quality, cost effective and value support services across MGM Resorts International

  • Create a work environment that promotes teamwork, performance feedback, recognition, mutual respect and employee satisfaction

  • Other job-related duties as requested

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or equivalent

  • 2 years accounting/audit experience

  • Experience in working with all levels of management, including executives and consulting with key business stakeholders

  • Experience pulling financial reports and utilizing them to make recommendations and decisions based on financial data

  • Experience preparing and reviewing general ledger account reconciliations

  • Experience with monthly and quarterly financial reporting including P&L review

Preferred:

  • 2+ years gaming industry experience

  • Previous knowledge and experience with MGM Resorts International gaming and financial systems ( Tandem, CMS, Machine Accounting, CBS, Bravo Poker, XpertX, Mlife, Infinium, Showcase Strategy, Cognos Finance)

  • Previous knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)

  • Experience leading and mentoring a team

  • Bilingual, English as the primary or secondary language

  • Previous experience working in a similar resort or financial shared service center setting

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Gaming registration/ work permit/ licensed in all applicable jurisdictions as required

MGM Resorts International develops, builds and operates unique destination resorts designed to provide a total resort experience, including first-class accommodations and dining, world-class entertainment, state-of-the-art meeting and convention facilities, and high-quality retail and gaming experiences.

With 77,000+ employees, the Company is one of the world's leading global hospitality and entertainment companies with 23 resorts. We’re proud to be recognized for our commitment to being socially responsible, including an industry-leading diversity and inclusive culture, community engagement and philanthropy initiatives, and a commitment to environmentally sustainable approaches in development and operations.

While we operate leading resorts and amenities, ultimately it is the people of MGM Resorts who make the difference daily by providing the ultimate guest experience. We welcome you to join us.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact our Corporate Diversity and Disability Outreach department at diversityrecruiting@mgmresorts.com at mailto:talent@mgmresorts.com .

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our employment application site, including the protection of any personal information provided to us. For more information about MGM Resorts International, including our privacy policy at http://www.mgmmirage.com/privacy.htm and commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit http://www.mgmresorts.com/ at http://www.mgmresortscareers.com/ careers.

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