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Revenue Accounting Analyst

Date:  Jun 8, 2021

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at www.vailresortscareers.com



Job Summary:

The Revenue Accounting Analyst is responsible for ensuring the accurate recording and reporting of revenue transactions and adjustments for the Mountain Segment! Additionally, this role will be an integral part of the month end, quarter-end and year-end close processes. Responsibilities include journal entry preparation, balance sheet account reconciliation and fluctuation analysis. The Revenue Accounting team leads all aspects of deferred revenue accounts for the Mountain Segment, the daily ledger, product setup review, land use fee calculations and revenue recognition within various point of sale systems. These responsibilities involve constant communication between our key partners including IT, Finance, Marketing, and other teams within the Accounting organization to ensure accurate revenue recognition. The ideal candidate is a motivated individual and a self-starter who can see opportunities, propose solutions, and see them through to completion!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform review of revenue product set-up prior to winter and summer seasons to understand and ensure accurate product set-up and revenue recognition in revenue source systems
  • Reconciling differences between the general and daily ledger, as well as make adjustments as necessary
  • Perform monthly journal entries to appropriately recognize and adjust revenue relating to on-mountain revenue
  • Analyze, review, and prepare detailed deferred revenue balance sheet reconciliations, including accounts impacted by foreign currency
  • Utilize and build system reports to improve processes
  • Ensure compliance with key SOX requirements for accounting/finance organization and accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Focus on ongoing process improvement, making recommendations and participating in initiatives to improve efficiency
  • Active participation in driving results to meet individual, team, and department objectives
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting/Finance
  • 2 + years accounting experience
  • Strong accounting/finance knowledge, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; intermediate to advanced excel skills
  • Self-starter with a drive for excellence, ability to build strong working relationships, and a proven track record to work in a multifaceted and changing environment
  • Experience in RPOS, PeopleSoft and nVision a plus



The budgeted range starts at 40,000-60,900.  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.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. 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. 

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 317593

Nearest Major Market: Denver