Senior Staff Accountant

Kansas City Royals

Full Time
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City, MO

Job Details


This position ensures the timeliness and accuracy of accounting and audit-related tasks noted below in order to meet the organization's internal and external reporting needs. 

Essential Functions

  • Timely and accurate processing of sales invoices to third parties
  • Prepares corporate revenue entries ranging from ticket sales to miscellaneous income
  • Analyzes contracts to ensure proper revenue recognition under GAAP
  • Assists in the maintenance of inventory/asset records
  • Performs daily reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Calculates sales tax payments, files sales tax returns and records sales tax expense
  • Supports the internal/external financial reporting objectives of the company, including but not limited to GAAP reporting, Revenue Sharing & Tax compliance
  • Other projects as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • CPA (Preferred)
  • 1-3 years of accounting experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required, experience in Great Plains software is a plus
  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, organize and plan work in the most efficient manner given varying transactional volumes throughout the year
  • Strong tact and diplomacy; must be able to interact with all levels of personnel in a professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to recognize areas in which process improvements can lead to greater overall efficiency
  • Confidentiality is required


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