The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport. The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. In 2017, more than 1 in 4 (28%) FORTUNE 500 companies continue to invest in NASCAR; while 58 million unique TV viewers, 55 million unique visitors to NASCAR’s in-house operated digital properties and 12 million followers on social platforms consume the sport at home. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Senior Accountant based in our corporate headquarters in Daytona Beach, FL.
The Senior Accountant will be responsible for general ledger functions, including but not limited to month end close, journal entries, general ledger research, chart of accounts maintenance and performance of consolidation activities for financial statement close. Manages fixed asset system and reconciles to the general ledger; records monthly depreciation expense and tracks capital spending. Provides reporting and documentation for external audit procedures and other regulatory compliance matters.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for managing month end close process - prepares and posts journal entries, prepares balance sheet account reconciliations and other analysis as assigned, researches account balances and oversees compliance of account reconciliations. Includes performing consolidation activities and elimination entries for transactions across multiple entities.
Responsible for completion of assigned month-end reporting and developing new reporting as requested.
Performs analysis and other tasks related to the preparation of financial statements for licensing trust.
Manages chart of accounts for general ledger, concur system and travel reservation system. Includes continual training on string combination guidelines and communication of updates to larger functional group.
Meets with Manager, Accounting and project managers to understand the nature of the projects and determine appropriate accounting. Also meets with tax department regularly to ensure capital reporting is accurate and compliant from tax perspective.
Prepares government census reports, Canadian HST tax returns, NY rent return and various other regulatory compliance reporting as assigned.
Assists with obtaining and reviewing required support schedules for annual audits. Responds to inquiries and audit requests as assigned.
Handles special projects, ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested. Identifies and drives improvement opportunities and works closely with Manager, Accounting to ensure improvement opportunities are implemented to provide timely and accurate information.
Travel may be required on occasion for this role.
Qualifications include the following:
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four (4) year college or university and a minimum of five (5) years of related accounting experience and/or training.
In addition to the skills listed above, must have strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles including consolidations and eliminations. Also, must be able multi-task and work under pressure with tight deadlines. Strong organizational and time management skills are required. Must maintain a positive attitude and work ethic. This position will be required to work overtime, as needed, to meet the objectives of the position and the department.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft office products with advanced knowledge of excel is required.
Learn more about this role and our team by applying for consideration at www.careers.nascar.com.
We are a company unlike any other in the world. At NASCAR you will find a community of diverse individuals focused on our history, with an eye toward the future. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. The key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, benefits second to none, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!
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