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Specialist: Payroll Accounting - Corporate - Full Time - Year Round

Date:  Jul 15, 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


SUMMARY OF JOB: In partnership with the Payroll department and GL department, the Payroll Accounting Specialist will be responsible for all facets of payroll accounting.  This includes ensuring payroll items are posted accurately to the general ledger, conducting monthly and quarterly reconciliations, and performing banking duties.



  • Complete Monthly and Quarterly Account Reconciliations
  • Create GL Entries for BiWeekly Payroll Processes and Monthly Tax Accruals
  • Identify and Resolve Journal Entry Discrepanies Beween Payroll and GL
  • Conduct All Banking Activities for the Payroll Department
  • Complete Canadian Record of Employment (ROE) Process
  • Audit Various Payroll Entries
  • Analyze and Resolve Monthly Variances
  • Work with Financial Analysts as Necessary to Query Data and Answer Questions

The budgeted range starts at 20 - 32.40.  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 322387

Nearest Major Market: Denver