General Ledger Manager (Remote)

Date:  May 26, 2023

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


Job Summary:

The General Ledger Manager will be an integral part of the month end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes.  Areas of responsibilities include journal entry preparation, review and approval of journal entries prepared by other finance and accounting individuals, balance sheet account reconciliation and fluctuation analysis, sales and use tax compliance, unclaimed property escheatments, and daily support of treasury functions.  The General Ledger Manager will ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and compliance to internal controls.


The General Ledger team ensures compliance to SOX requirements in oversight of key controls and preparation of quarterly EUC’s.  Additionally, the General Ledger team facilitates user training on the PeopleSoft Financial system, reconciliation and journal entry policies, and all matters relating to close. Acquisition integration support, system enhancement projects, special projects, and additional ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested.  The General Ledger team interfaces with management and various departments, including IT, Legal, Payroll, Finance, Treasury, Procurement, other departments within accounting and Shared Services. 


Job Specifications:

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Other Specifics: Remote
  • The expected range is $74,100 - $83,000 + annual bonus 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Key role in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close management for the entire accounting/finance organization
  • Journal entry preparation, and comprehensive review and approval of journals prepared by others in the finance organization
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis of balance fluctuations
  • Ensure compliance with key SOX requirements for accounting organization
  • Train and support accounting/finance users on the PeopleSoft Financial ERP, OnBase record retention software, and T-Recs reconciliation system
  • Perform and review monthly sales/use tax compliance, including researching jurisdictional taxability requirements, as needed
  • Team lead in cross-functional projects including acquisition integrations, system upgrades, and special projects
  • Management responsibilities for 3-5 General Ledger staff accountants
  • Focus on ongoing process improvement, making recommendations and leading initiatives to improve efficiency across accounting/finance organization
  • Active participation in driving results to meet individual, team, and department objectives


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 4 + years progress accounting experience
  • 1 + year supervisory experience
  • Strong accounting/finance knowledge, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities
  • Intermediate to strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel; proficient in MA Office applications
  • Self-starter with a drive for excellence, ability to build strong working relationships, and a proven ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment 


The expected range is $74,100 - $83,000 + annual bonus.  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.  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 494445