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Penske Entertainment Corp. Senior Accountant, IMS in Indianapolis, Indiana

Senior Accountant, IMS


Fulltime Exempt Indianapolis, IN, US The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the worldwide leader in motorsports entertainment and the largest spectator sporting facility in the world. However, we are also about people. A talented staff with diverse skills that are used to the fullest in order to stage the world's great motor racing events. Employees at IMS are challenged daily to excel in an environment where the pace matches the high speed of the cars that race at our famous facility. Working for us is a demanding, yet rewarding, endeavor for dedicated professionals who want to reach their ultimate potential amid the excitement, tradition and pageantry of the World’s Greatest Race Course. POSITION SUMMARY: The role of the Senior Accountant is to assist in the preparation and analysis of complete, timely, and accurate financial records. Responsible for the preparation and review of various account reconciliations, preparation with tax filings, preparation of consolidated financial statements along with variance analysis of historical trends. In addition, this role also assists in the preparation, maintenance, and monitors adherence to accounting policies/procedures and internal controls. SPECIFIC DUTIES: Assist in month-end close process: *Preparation of specific account reconciliations in an accurate and timely manner *Preparation of specific journal entries in an accurate and timely manner *Aid in the general ledger accounting for the corporate enterprises *Make recommendations for improvements within the close processes Preparation and Maintenance of Accounting Policies and Procedures: *Preparation of accounting policies that the Company does not yet have in place *Monitor adherence to company policies and procedures including internal controls *Assess and evaluate current accounting practices to help develop solutions to improve efficiency and accuracy of financial reporting Assistance with year-end audit and preparation of tax/compliance filings: *Maintain and follow calendar of tax and business registration filings due and assist in preparation of these filings *Prepare and file property tax filings for all subsidiaries *Prepare and file all sales and use tax filings *Prepare and file admissions tax filings *Assist with preparing files for auditors and answering auditor inquires *Ad-hoc projects as assigned by the Supervisor QUALIFICATIONS: Supervisory Responsibilities This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities at this time. Education Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA or MBA preferred. Skills/Experience Minimum of three to five years’ experience in finance and accounting Innovative thinker and self-starter Excellent organizations skills Ability to prioritize and follow up on tasks and perform multiple responsibilities efficiently and accurately at the same time High attention to detail and accuracy Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Solid information systems background Strong Microsoft Office skills, experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Adaptive a plus High integrity and confidentiality Travel/Work Hours Work requirements typically fall within normal business hours with little to no requirements for travel. Weekend or evening hours are not typical, but may be required for peak seasonal needs. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Physical demands consist primarily of sitting, sometimes for long hours Must be able to see and hear in the normal range with or without correction and communicate verbally and in written form with great facility and must be able to be understood WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is primarily performed in an indoor office environment Candidate shall be exposed to those conditions normally encountered in a business office environment Candidate is faced with frequent interruptions and must meet with others on a regular basis COMPANY BENEFITS: Full-time employees enjoy a very competitive benefit package. Benefits include: Medical (including tax-advantaged Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, 401(k) with 100% company match up to 5%, Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Days, 10 Paid Holidays, Company Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Paid Maternity / Paternity Leave, On-site Workout Facility, and more. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway 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, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or events. Job Ref: 1094