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Staff Accountant- Capital Project and Asset Management


Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Job Location: Broomfield, CO
Job Classification: Full-Time, Year Round


Vail Resorts is always looking for great talent.  Although our resorts and offices are currently closed to protect the health and safety of our employees, applications are still being accepted.  Hiring will resume as soon as normal operations resume.

Job Summary:  
The Staff Accountant- Capital Project and Asset Management responsible for analysis and accounting of capital project transactions and the related fixed assets; preparation and review of journal entries; balance sheet account reconciliations including any additional quarterly and year end reporting; ownership of policies and procedures related to capital project and capital assets accounting. Compliance with SOX requirements, and additional ad-hoc analysis as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and accounting of capital project transactions and capital assets
  • On-going evaluation of controls (SOX) around capital projects, capital assets, intangibles, deferred assets and property taxes
  • Preparation of reports for various internal and external reporting groups including the EPR relationship for Northstar as it pertains to open capital projects
  • Interface with financial accounting group regarding various ventures relative to capital asset information and special projects
  • Preparation and review of various journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations - ensuring timely recording of activity
  • Preparation of monthly CIP recap schedules for business segment review 
  • Maintaining proactive involvement with operational personnel regarding Capital Projects and related assets
  • Administer & maintain the Docusign process for capital projects
  • Administer & maintain the Fixed Asset SharePoint site
  • Ad-hoc analysis of large data sets and related report design
  • Preparation of audit support for the Property Plant & Equipment section of the audited statements for third party contractual arrangements
  • Interface with internal and external auditors to provide supporting schedules and selected documentation for quarterly and calendar year audits
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum two years experience in an Accounting or Finance position depending upon prior experience
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and Corporate Financial Systems (PeopleSoft-specific preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills & system conversion experience desirable
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, & customer service skills



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

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 207089

Nearest Major Market: Denver