Posting Date:  09/21/2019
Job Title:  Accounting Manager
Salary:  80,000 – 97,000
Entity:  BCCA dba: Meydenbauer Center & Visit Bellevue
Closing Date:  10/20/2019

Description:

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Compensation: $80,000 – $97,000 DOE
Employment Type: Full-time; non-exempt; benefit eligible
Schedule Requirements: Schedule is standard office hours, Monday – Friday

Who You Are
You’re customer service oriented, love digging into details, and comfortable with variety. You come to the table with:
• Experience in preparing financial statements and notes
• Experience working with external auditors
• Experience in governmental accounting.
• High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

What to Expect
The Accounting Manager is responsible for a wide variety of complex accounting tasks and analysis associated with maintaining a complete set of books, preparation of financial statements, and assists in the development of operating and capital budgets. The ability to exercise independent judgment, interpret and apply government accounting standards, generally accepted accounting principles, responsibility for the accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks, and effectively and collaboratively interacting with all staff to meet the common objectives are essential to success in this role.

Who We Are
Meydenbauer Center connects innovators with the best of the Eastside. Our mission is to provide an outstanding event and performing arts center that generates community and employee pride, creates economic stimulation, and provides exceptional guest satisfaction.

At Meydenbauer Center, we are dedicated to recruiting individuals who possess characteristics that will help deliver our customer service values of Safety, Courtesy, Show and Efficiency. We believe in working in a way that provides a safe environment for our employees and our clients; delivering service with the utmost courtesy to our internal and external customers; being efficient in our processes; and “showing” our top notch service through well thought-out events provided in a clean and skillfully maintained building.

Primary Duties

Qualifications

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer
DEPARTMENT: Finance
CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt
LAST UPDATED: September 2019

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Accounting Manager at Bellevue Convention Center Authority (BCCA) manages the day-to-day accounting operations of BCCA and performs such duties as assigned by the CFO. He/she performs a wide variety of complex accounting tasks and analysis associated with maintaining a complete set of books, preparation of financial statements, and assists in the development of operating and capital budgets for BCCA. His/her work involves exercising independent judgment, interpreting and applying government accounting standards, generally accepted accounting principles, responsibility for the accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks, and effectively and collaboratively interacting with all staff to meet the common objectives of BCCA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Responsible for the timely preparation and review of financial statements in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and GASB.
Coach, mentor and develop direct reports to ensure that Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll are processed in a timely and accurate manner, with a high level of quality and good customer service.
Manages periodic physical inventory of capital and small and attractive assets.
Provides timely cash position reports to the CFO and recommends or executes the transfer of funds between the operating account and the investment accounts as authorized.
Review journal entries, weekly check runs, and payroll for accuracy as prepared by accounting personnel.
Reviews, audits, and performs cash counts of vault and petty cash funds.
Maintains legal reserves and amortization and interest schedules related to long term bonds.
Develop accounting policies and procedures to ensure sufficient internal controls are in place, and make recommendations where needed.
Reviews sales, local, and state tax returns and regulatory filings.
Assists in coordinating, developing, and compiling departmental operating and capital budgets and participates in presentations to management and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.
Leads other special projects as requested by leadership.
Coordinates the financial and accountability audits by the Washington State Auditor’s Office and ensures recommendations are implemented.
Ensures the timely completion and review of balance sheet reconciliations.
Files annual unclaimed property report with the Department of Revenue.
Assist the CFO with financial analytics and forecasting.
Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

COMPETENCIES
Financial management
Performance Management
Communication proficiency
Ethical conduct
Thoroughness

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
Four years of professional level accounting experience, including the preparation of accrual basis financial statements, and account reconciliations.
Minimum of two years’ experience in supervising a professional accounting staff or in a lead capacity.
Proficiency with MS Office, specifically a high proficiency in MS Excel.

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Experience in governmental accounting.
Experience with Great Plains accounting software.
Other equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES
None required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
This position manages a team of up to three employees of the accounting department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee works indoors in an office environment utilizing standard office equipment including personal computer and associated software and peripherals.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.

POSITION TYPE / WORK SCHEDULE
This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

OTHER DUTIES
Please note this job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job as they may change at any time, with or without notice.

EEO STATEMENT
Meydenbauer Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This statement applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Contact Information

TaKara Harden
425-450-3770
tharden@meydenbauer.com

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