AP Staff Accountant II

Date:  Sep 10, 2023

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts and our remote Corporate team, you can join for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es), 40% retail discounts, summer activities discounts, wellness benefits, and the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience.


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 



Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - $22.00 / hour
  • Shift Availability: Full Time


Job Summary:

Vail Resorts’ Source to Pay (S2P) Team is committed to Building Leaders and Driving Value.  We are transforming our S2P organization to bring best-in-class category management, sourcing, vendor management, procurement and payment tools to enable data-driven decision making at Vail Resorts – the ski industry’s global leader. Our team will be driven by top-tier talent, state-of-the-art systems and tools, and strategic process management to identify and deliver against the Company’s biggest supply chain value opportunities.  We are creating a sustainable high-performing team that will develop talent and prioritize career growth through accelerated opportunities and progression.  This is an opportunity to join the team at a critical inflection point and shape how we create value into the future.

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, the AP Staff Accountant II will be responsible for timely and accurate execution with our 3rd party providers (Utilities, Alcohol), and support the Corporate Card program and all Travel and Expense reimbursements.  This role will partner with resorts, vendors and business process owners to ensure professional, accurate and timely remediation of issues for our 3rd Party providers.


Applicants will have meticulous attention to detail, be inquisitive and analytical, a self-starter, system savvy and a team player.  The individual will exhibit strong problem solving to produce quality work within deadlines, while working cross-functionally to solve resort escalations to be more efficient.  An ideal candidate will be a process-oriented individual who thrives in a growth-oriented environment, while maintaining a strategic mindset towards continuous improvement and employee development opportunities. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to support the administration of Vail Resorts Travel and Expense programs, including P-Cards.
  • Maintain corporate credit card program, enroll new employees, add/update cardholders accounts, cancel cards as appropriate, and work with employees and vendors on all cardholder issues.
  • Support auditing all Travel and P-Card expenses in adherence to the Corporate Travel and P-Card policies, resolve audit delays daily for problem expense reports to ensure timely auditing, processing and payment.
  • Handle the delinquency management to administer card suspensions, cancellations, and violations in adherence to Corporate Travel and PCard policies.  
  • Assist in providing exceptional customer service to address stakeholder inquiries for Card Services, Engie and Fintech shared email boxes within designated SLA’s and escalate matters requiring urgent attention, as needed.
  • Manage the Engie exception process to ensure timely processing of utility invoices to prevent shutoffs.
  • Assist with the month-end close for PCard, Travel & Expense, and Engie month-end journals and support GL with any account reconciliations.
  • Provide communication and training on processes and systems with internal stakeholders, suppliers and managed service providers to ensure service levels are maintained.
  • Responsible for the administration of the Fintech alcohol program for all alcohol vendors to include new account setups and support outlets with ordering or invoice resolution to avoid credit holds.
  • Reconcile the Fintech account on a weekly basis to ensure all invoices paid by Fintech are processed in Coupa and work with cross functional partners to resolve outstanding invoice issues with Sites.  
  • Partner with Inntopia team to support any payment issues with the Inntopia hospitality processing and vendor reconciliations. 


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or equivalent work experience with 2+ years of experience in corporate card administration and reporting
  • Knowledge of, or similar experience with Concur and banking platforms.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to synthesize information, develop insights and communicate effectively.
  • Superb attention to detail and excellent time management skills to balance customer service issues while meeting project and task-related deadlines. 
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to develop the “story” and form recommendations.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced with strong initiative and ability to multi-task and transition quickly between priorities to address specific situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with managers, coworkers, and all internal and external customers.
  • Preferred skills:
    • High intellect and ambition.
    • Unquestioned ethics and integrity.
    • Excellent listener, open to feedback, and communicates with candor and respect.
    • Outstanding organizational, analytical and project management skills.
    • Connects well with others and highly collaborative team approach to work.
    • Excellent individual initiative and objective-oriented drive.
    • Ability to handle difficult situations with a high degree of diplomacy and composure
    • Proficiency in MS Excel, experience with Concur, Coupa, Peoplesoft, Engie, Fintech, Inntopia, is a plus

The expected pay range is $20.00 - $22.00. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID  495228
Reference Date: 06/15/2023 
Job Code Function: Accounting 

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