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General Ledger Accounting Analyst (Remote)

Date:  Aug 4, 2022

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!

Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at

Job Specifications: 

  • Outlet: Accounting
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Other Specifics: Remote 


Job Summary:

The General Ledger Accountant will be an integral part of the month end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes.  Responsibilities include journal entry preparation, review and approval of journal entries prepared by other finance and accounting individuals, balance sheet account reconciliation, sales and use tax compliance, unclaimed property escheatment, and daily support of treasury functions. The General Ledger team ensures compliance to SOX requirements in oversight of key controls and preparation of quarterly EUC’s.  Additionally, the General Ledger team facilitates user training on the PeopleSoft Financial system, reconciliation and journal entry policies, and all matters relating to close. Acquisition integration support, special projects, and additional ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested.  The General Ledger team interfaces with management and various departments, including IT, Legal, Payroll, Finance, Treasury, Procurement, other departments within accounting and Shared Services.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close management for the entire accounting/finance organization
  • Journal entry preparation, and comprehensive review and approval of journals prepared by others in the finance organization
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis of monthly fluctuations, including foreign currency conversions
  • Perform monthly sales/use tax compliance, including researching jurisdictional taxability requirements and providing direction to product management
  • Ensure compliance with key SOX requirements for accounting/finance organization
  • Train and support accounting/finance users on the PeopleSoft financial system, OnBase record retention software, and T-Recs reconciliations system
  • Focus on ongoing process improvement, making recommendations and participating/leading initiatives to improve efficiency
  • Active participation in driving results to meet individual, team, and department objectives


Job Requirements:

  • Strong accounting/finance knowledge, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 2 + years accounting experience
  • Intermediate to strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Self-starter with a drive for excellence, ability to build strong working relationships, and a proven ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment


The budgeted range starts at $50,000 - $60,900.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   

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 448153

Nearest Major Market: Denver