Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0014
Post Date 1/24/2019
Title Senior Accountant - Lease
City Denver
State CO
Description OVERVIEW:
Phil Romano founded Macaroni Grill on a simple belief. He set out to create a restaurant inspired by his grandfather’s kitchen in upstate New York, where the cuisine was rooted in Italian tradition, but the emphasis was on a place family could gather and have a great time over food made with the finest of ingredients. He focused on the little things and that quality is still engrained in our culture 30 years later. It’s a belief that that every tiny detail enhances our Guests’ experience and separates our restaurants from others.

Late 2018 Romano’s Macaroni Grill acquired Sullivan’s Steakhouse. A 1940’s Chicago-style steakhouse offering the finest Certified Angus Beef; select seafood, lamb and chicken entrees, appetizers, soups, salads, and side dishes (including Sullivan’s renowned au gratin potatoes). Sullivan’s is rooted in the rich tradition of classic steakhouses, but with a lively twist that turns every meal into a night to remember.

We know that without our Guests we do not exist, therefore our team at every level takes immense pride in their part of creating the best Guest experience in the industry. From building our relationships with small vendors we work with, to carefully selecting the ingredients for our meals and maintaining a spotless house for our Guests, we go the extra mile to create memorable connections at the table. Our team lives the beliefs that make us the #1 Italian restaurant chain and neighborhood steakhouse in the nation.

SUMMARY:
Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assists in period-end closing process including preparation of journal entries, balance sheet, and bank reconciliations.
• Prepares monthly cash and straight-line rent schedules
• Ensures that real estate and personal property tax are paid timely
• Reconciles various real estate and property general ledger accounts periodically to build accruals.
• Point person for lease-related questions and lease management system (Lucernex).
• Monitors and reviews accounting and related system reports for completeness and accuracy.
• Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
• Monitors and ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
• Prepare period journal entries related to real estate and property with supporting documentation.
• Ensures accurate and timely completion of assigned tasks.
• Performs account research and analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes.
• Prepares or assists in preparation of schedules to be provided to the external and internal auditors.
• Identifies the need for and executes process improvements
• Communicates with other departments regarding financial matters
• Analyzes and explains variances from budget and prior year
• Other duties as assigned.
Requirements QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
• Intermediate level with Excel.
• Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information. Collects and researches data. Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations.
• Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for spelling and grammar. Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively. Able to read and interpret written information.
• Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments. Inspires the trust of others. Works with integrity and ethically. Upholds organizational values.
• Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Supports organization's goals and values. Benefits organization through outside activities. Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
• Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities. Uses time efficiently. Plans for additional resources. Sets goals and objectives. Develops realistic action plans.
• Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions. Keeps commitments. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Accounting/Finance from four-year college or university and 4 plus years related experience
• Lease accounting experience a plus
• Lucernex knowledge a plus
• Knowledge of Great Plains software a plus
• Restaurant or retail experience highly preferred

Romano’s Macaroni Grill® is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building and developing a high-quality, restaurant operating company by focusing on our key values, our team and our strategic partnerships.
All qualified individuals seeking job opportunities with Romano's Macaroni Grill® will receive consideration for employment and promotion without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, the presence of non-job related medical conditions, or any other basis prohibited by state
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