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Job Title:  Senior Accountant

Property:  Cape Girardeau Corporate
City:  Cape Girardeau
State:  MO
Basic Function

The responsibilities and duties for this position are comprised of typical accounting tasks and special accounting projects. The ideal candidate is someone with accounting experience who desires to learn the current procedures and processes used, who desires to grow in the position, who wishes to assist in improving processes, and who is sensitive to team members’ ideas, challenges, and skills.  This is a non-supervisory position but leadership characteristics, accompanied by sensitivity and compassion for co-workers, are desired.  The position will maintain a high standard of integrity, service, and confidentiality at all times to promote the Drury culture with team members, vendors & customers. 

Job Duties
  1. Maintain the accounting records for assigned companies and prepare sales tax reports and year-end workpapers.
  2. Assist in the annual hotel and corporate budget process.
  3. Assist in the preparation of the annual capital expenditure budget.
  4. Assist in the preparation of schedules requested by the external auditors and coordinate the year-end closing and annual financial statement audit.
  5. Prepare the monthly report of variance explanations.
  6. Maintain depreciation records.
  7. Assume responsibility for accounting for the company’s liability, property and workers’ compensation insurance.
  8. Prepare the company’s federal, state and local income tax returns and accompanying tax workpapers.
  9. Other tasks and special projects as requested.
General Knowledge, Skill and Ability
  • Requires ability to take written and verbal direction and to clearly speak and read English.
  • Requires ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently, work independently, and meet deadlines.
  • Requires the ability to apply reasonable business skills and knowledge
  • Must have the ability to enter data with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Requires keen attention to detail in composing, preparing, proofing, and reviewing schedules and written communication.
  • Requires excellent telephone and oral communication skills and excellent spelling and grammar.
  • Must have proficiency in or knowledge of using software applications, especially Excel, Outlook, and Microsoft Word and standard office equipment.
  • Requires ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion and respond promptly and efficiently to inquiries and requests.
  • Must be willing to contribute to departmental goals.
  • Requires compassionate and effective people skills.

A college degree with a major in accounting and a minimum of 3-4 years accounting experience is required. CPA certification and corporate income tax preparation experience is preferred.

Mental and Physical Requirements
  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the team member is required to sit or stand the majority of the time while working.  The team member must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. 
Working Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is typical of an office environment.

Nearest Major Market: Cape Girardeau

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