Manager Of Technical Accounting

Penn National Gaming Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Don't just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

Position Summary

The Manager of Technical Accounting will have responsibility for researching and assessing technical accounting matters and preparing written accounting position papers for review by management and external auditors. This individual will report to the Director of Technical Accounting and will consult often with relevant stakeholders, including the Vice President of Accounting and Financial Reporting, Chief Accounting Officer, external and internal auditors, as well as to individuals working in other functional or commercial business areas, including but not limited to, Business Development and Legal.

Your daily responsibilities include

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparation of technical accounting position papers for complex transactions including reading underlying agreements, performing technical research and preparing memoranda to support conclusions reached for review by management and external auditors

  • Actively research new and existing accounting literature on GAAP and ensure business units are in compliance with the accounting standards, including preparation of related memoranda ensuring appropriate accounting for actual and proposed transactions

  • Assist in accounting policies of new product offerings and new business ventures, including those within the technology and online space

  • Assist in the assessment of complex leasing arrangements under ASC 842

  • Assist in the assessment and implementation of new accounting standards

  • Assist in the preparation of ASC 350 and ASC 360 impairment analyses

  • Serve as a Company-wide technical accounting resource for ad-hoc questions and initiative

  • Work directly with internal auditors on specific requests

  • Assist in the preparation and communication of accounting policies

  • Oversee, coordinate and support other ad hoc projects as they arise

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting or similar field

  • 5+ years of progressively responsible accounting experience

  • 5+ years with a Big 4 accounting firm or national accounting firm

  • CPA certification

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment on multiple assignments with tight deadlines, particularly at quarter ends

  • Ability to work in a team environment and work with other functions (e.g. financial reporting, tax, financial planning and analysis, etc.)

  • Individual will need to enjoy working on new challenges

  • Expert knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, SEC rules and regulations, and other technical accounting requirements, trends and best practices

  • Operate autonomously and well under pressure

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you'll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer


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Manager Of Technical Accounting

Penn National Gaming