General Ledger Accounting Specialist

Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Remote, Remote, 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


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 Remote General Ledger Specialist will be an integral part of the month end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes within the General Ledger team.  Responsibilities include journal entry preparation, balance sheet account reconciliation, and daily support of treasury functions. The General Ledger team ensures compliance to SOX requirements in oversight of key controls for journal entries and reconciliations. The General Ledger team interfaces with various departments, including IT, Payroll, Finance, Treasury, Procurement, and other departments within accounting and Shared Services.


Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range: /$22.00 - $27.00  hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time, Year Round
  • Skill Level: Specialist
  • Other Specifics: Remote  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close cycle
  • Journal entry preparation
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis of monthly fluctuations
  • Support software testing and training, as needed, for PeopleSoft financial system, OnBase record retention software, and Blackline reconciliation system
  • Focus on ongoing process improvement, supporting initiatives to improve efficiency
  • Active participation in General Ledger team goals
  • Ad hoc project support, as requested
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Must live within 3 hours driving distance from one of Vail Resort’s U.S. resorts & within a state Vail Resorts’ operates.
    • CA, CO, IN, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NY, OH, PA, UT, VT, WA, WI
  • Bachelor Degree in business, accounting or related discipline - preferred
  • 1-2 years accounting experience - preferred
  • Strong attention to detail; highly organized
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Self-starter with a drive for excellence, ability to build strong working relationships, and desire to work in a dynamic and changing environment 


The expected Total Compensation for this role is $22.00 - $27.00. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

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) 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  500818
Reference Date: 03/05/2024 
Job Code Function: Accounting