Comcast Spectacor

Staff Accountant/HR Specialist

US-IA-Sioux City
Job ID
2017-3048
Group
Spectra - Venue Management
Spectra VM - Tyson Events Center
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Staff Accountant/HR Specialist will provide accounting, human resource and administrative support to all Spectra personnel at the Tyson Events Center. Position will be responsible for managing various accounting operations, including A/R, A/P, payroll reporting and GL entries, closing month end(s), reconciliations, and profit statement reporting. Human Resource and administrative duties include processing payroll, facilitate timekeeping, assuring compliance in basic HR needs throughout the employee life cycle.

Responsibilities

  • Provide office and accounting support including input of weekly cash and sales reports, A/P and A/R data entry, event reporting.
  • Perform basic payroll functions: compile and process weekly payroll, data entry, timekeeping verification, ensure W-4, I-9 forms are complete and on file; maintain employee deductions file.
  • Provide accounting support to company departments. Reconcile sales reports prior to month end postings. Oversee document coding. Calculate commissions earned.
  • Collect data and generate reports for event operating results for food services and venue management and liaison with Corporate Finance Department. Includes generating P&L’s, franchise season reports, catering activity recaps and sales reports. Perform month end closing(s), reconciliations and entries.
  • Safeguard company assets through close monitoring of accounting procedures; conduct audits as needed. Reconcile bank deposits to sales reports, inventory levels, payroll reporting, A/P and A/R activities.
  • Prepare current workbooks containing financial information by event type. Supervise preparation of NFP reports by event, and payroll reporting by event types.
  • Responsible for venue Human Resources functions: including personnel file creation and maintenance, process new hire backgrounds, provide accurate paperwork, ensure timely processing of new hires, changes and terminations to corporate partners (payroll / HR).
  • Work with employees to resolve basic employment question or concerns with support of department manager.
  • Relay any accounting, HR, employee relations, safety, policy or procedural concerns, and any situation that may result in disciplinary action, to General Manager and Corporate Department in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Assist hiring managers with local recruiting efforts as needed.
  • Provide general office and clerical support: preparation of weekly package to corporate, copying, filing, correspondence, telephone inquiries.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices.
  • High level of proficiency with computers, Microsoft applications, accounting/payroll/HRIS systems.
  • Experience with Sage and ADP a plus.  
  • Extensive experience preparing spreadsheets and reports.
  • Consistent and reliable attention to detail, accuracy and validity.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, changing, environment. Must work well under pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse spectrum of individuals calmly, professionally, supportively.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to delegate tasks efficiently and develop staff to next level.
  • Ability to adhere to highest standards of ethics, integrity, professionalism, and discretion. Ability to execute solid management decisions quickly and efficiently.
  • Possess solid working knowledge of local, state and federal employment laws and regulations.
  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours (i.e. evenings, weekends, and holidays), as required by event or business necessity.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with company and business contacts.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or minimum of two years of experience in business, management, general office or accounting experience

Intellectual/Social, Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Intellectual/Social demands:

  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits. Position requires constant attention to precise details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. This position also requires constant use of interpersonal skills including: ability to direct/motivate/inform staff and foster collaboration, being able to recognize and resolve conflicts, being able to openly communicate in writing and verbally with clients.

Physical demands:

  • While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee constantly operates a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc.; occasionally moves about inside the office to access storage areas, cabinets and office machinery; occasionally moves about the arena and event sites before, during and after events to service clients and staff; constantly communicates via telephone, email and in-person with others to exchange accurate information.

 

Work environment:

  • The duties of this position are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors in the weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environments is usually moderate to loud during events and minimal during non-event times.

 

 

SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER

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