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Staff Accountant II at Meadow Lake Resort


Organization Meadow Lake Resort

Location: Columbia Falls

Salary: $18 - $22 Hourly

Contact Info: Michele Anderson
Email Address


Join the finance organization serving a beautiful multi-season, full service resort located in Columbia Falls.

Meadow Lake Development Corporation
Staff Accountant II
Reports Directly to the Property Accounting Manager

Job Summary:

The Staff Accountant II performs transactional operations of the Meadow Lake Development Corporation (MLDC) accounting and some general administration office functions. This position is responsible for the daily petty cash reconciliations and daily cash deposits, payroll processing and the top-level accounts payable and all MLDC invoicing of customers. The Staff Accountant II position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:
• Daily cash/check transactions of front desk and restaurant operations
o Petty Cash Daily reconciliation / Daily Cash Handling & Bar Till Replenishment
o Process Tip-Out totals for Replenishing Petty Cash Fund for restaurant
o Process Change orders for Front Desk Till
• Top-Level Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable invoice entry in Timeshare Division & Exterior HOAs and check generation according to corporate policy and cash flows as follows:
o Billable Work Orders
o Project Management Invoicing from MLDC to Timeshare Division & Exterior HOAs & Project Management Bills for Int. & Ext. HOAs
o Quarterly Assessments
o Quarterly Invoicing of Exterior HOAs Mgmt & Accounting Fees
o Assist with Exterior HOAs annual budgeting
• Accounts Receivable
o Assist with monthly Property Management Invoicing
• Office Supply Orders
• Payroll Processing. Enter payroll timesheets for payroll processing, ensuring accuracy and adherence to corporate policies and procedures, including ensuring timely and accurate filing and payment of all payroll tax requirements
o Ensure accuracy and timely payment of garnishments and other payroll withholdings
• Assist in approved payroll processes.
• Assist with human resource management and employee file maintenance. Assist in placement of recruiting advertisements
• Draft memos, letters, file and scribe as needed
• Assist with Quarterly Lodging Tax filings and payment
• Assist in budget process for homeowner associations, corporate operations and restaurant operations. This includes budget data entry into QuickBooks
• Assists in reconciling financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
• Maintains financial security by following internal controls
• Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential
• Assist with preparing year end work papers as needed.
• Assist in Document preparation for semi-annual exterior homeowner association meetings as needed
• Other Duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
• Associate’s Degree or equivalent years’ experience in accounting or closely related field. With 2 years minimum direct accounting experience, preferably in hospitality, restaurant or retail back-office environment
o Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Preferred
• Excellent technical abilities with excel and database skills
o Ability to create and utilize excel spreadsheets, including but not limited to pivot tables and formula use
• Recent QuickBooks Experience
• Ability to research and problem solve
• Must be committed to an accurate and timely work product
• Extremely well-organized, able to multi-task with multiple open items and active projects, be able to work independently, take verbal and written direction, and be flexible

Wage and Benefits:
• This position is full time hourly, non-exempt
• The competitive hourly wage will be dependent on experience and professional qualifications
• Employer sponsored Health Benefits Plan, Retirement 401K Plan, Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick time when eligibility met

Closing Date:

April 15, 2021

How to Apply:

Submit resume and professional cover letter to:

Michele Anderson
Meadow Lake Development Corp
100 St. Andrews Drive
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
Email: (Put Employment in Subject line)

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