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Senior Accounting Specialist

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Seascape Beach Resort - Aptos, CA
Full Time
$33.00 - $36.00 Hourly



The Senior Accounting Specialist will work with the Controller to perform month-end closing, financial reporting, accounts payable, payroll, and other projects as requested by partners and the executive team.


  • Assist in reviewing hotel AR ledgers and general ledgers to prepare for month-end close.
  • Performs balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist in preparing work papers for CPA annual review.
  • Assist in monthly bank reconciliations for all resort accounts.
  • Assist in reviewing, designing, and documenting internal accounting procedures and processes.
  • Prepare journal entries and ad-hoc financial reporting.
  • Oversee the vendor program and process 1099 NEC, MISC, and INT forms annually.
  • Check that all invoices have been properly coded and approved for payment.
  • Review the accuracy of the invoice entries into the system and prepare accounts payable checks and mail it out to the vendors when signed
  • Work with the department heads and vendors to provide them all the AP-related information they may need.
  • Analyze vendor accounts and negotiate extended terms with vendors when cash is restricted.
  • Maintain accounts payable files.
  • Assist in monthly closings by posting invoices accrual and other AP related month-end closing items.
  • Assist on special projects as directed by the Controller and CFO.
  • Work with Human Resources and other relevant departments to process payroll bi-weekly.
  • Review payroll deductions and liabilities for accuracy.
  • Count all cash and checks received for the day and prepare bank deposit.
  • Perform other related duties as requested by the Controller and CFO.



  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate subordinates.
  • Ability to exercise tact, courtesy, and ethics when dealing with vendors, co-workers, and customers.
  • Highly dependable with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong mathematics, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to organize effectively.
  • Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and accountability for their actions.
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Ability to produce a new concept or idea and think outside the box.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or Business.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and general ledger accounting.
  • Over two years of payroll processing experience.
  • Hospitality experience preferred.


  • Ability to read, comprehend and provide instructions, both written and verbal.


  • Computer skills required for communication and reporting.
  • Knowledge of NetSuite and Paycom desired.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel highly desired


  • Must provide valid document(s) to work in the US.