Financial Reporting Analyst

Date:  May 30, 2024

Hybrid, Remote, US

Company:  Vail Resorts Corporate
Shift Type:  Year Round


Our mission is to create the Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, create the Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We own and operate the most renowned destination resorts in the world as well as regional and local ski areas outside major cities, and connect them all through one unrivaled network. We are looking for ambitious leaders, innovators and creators to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!


Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).


Job Summary:

The Analyst: Financial Reporting will be an integral member of the Corporate Accounting team and will report to the Manager of Financial Reporting. This role will be an integral part of the month end, quarter-end and year-end close processes. Responsibilities include journal entry preparation, account reconciliation, monthly balance sheet fluctuation analysis, quarterly and annual financial statement preparation and tie-out for the Company’s consolidated financial statements and certain subsidiary standalone financial reporting requirements and preparation and tie-out of quarterly board of director materials. The Senior Accounting Specialist will ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and compliance with internal controls, which will include preparation of documents evidencing SOX requirements such as oversight of key business process controls and end user computing controls. Special projects and additional ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested.


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Expected Pay Range: $55,000.00 - $65,275 
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Skill Level: Advanced


Job Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close management
  • Journal entry preparation 
  • Quarterly preparation and tie-out of board of director materials
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis
  • Balance sheet fluctuation analysis
  • Compliance with SOX requirements
  • Project work, including implementation and upgrades of financial systems and other support
  • Additional ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications:

  • Very driven and ambitious individual with a strong desire to advance their knowledge and career.
  • The ideal candidate will possess strong accounting/finance knowledge, communication skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required; will make considerations for those working towards their degree. Demonstrated progress toward CPA licensure is a plus.
  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years accounting experience is required. 
  • Individual must be detail-oriented and highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Knowledge of the PeopleSoft Financials system, nVision reporting tool, and/or Workiva financial reporting software is a plus. 
  • Experience with external audits and/or SOX compliance is a plus.
  • This individual must be a self-starter with a drive for excellence, able to build strong working relationships throughout the organization, and a proven ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills, as well as exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • A service oriented individual that continually challenges the status quo and focuses on continuous improvement.
  • Proven track record for successful completion of accounting guidance-related projects.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to lead, work independently and in a team environment.


The expected Total Compensation for this role is $55,000.00 - $65,275. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

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, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development

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


Vail Resorts offers a ‘Hybrid’ work environment where employees living within 50 miles of the Broomfield office work on-site Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and have flexibility to work off-site on Mondays and Fridays.  Employees living outside of a commutable distance can work remotely from British Columbia, Washington D.C., 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 in person or off-site, 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 or off-site 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  501630
Reference Date: 05/29/2024 
Job Code Function: Finance 
Job Type: Hybrid- Remote