Cost Accountant

MGM National Harbor
Oxon Hill, MD
Jun 13, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
Grade: POSITION SUMMARY:It is the primary duty of the Cost Accountant to code, enter and maintain all cost budget related items, conduct physical inventories, and maintain accurate inventory. All duties are to be performed in accordance with federal, state, local laws, regulations, and ordinances, as well as department and Company policies, practices, and procedures. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:* Codes, enters and maintains all hard cost budget and commitment items.* Conducts monthly physical inventories.* Maintains consistency in cost coding across all projects.* Reviews open A/P report and reconciles to funding received.* Codes budgets and commitments, and reviews invoice cost coding with adherence to standard company procedures.* Estimates recipe costs for property kitchens.* Reviews open receiver reports and reconciles any outstanding payments.* Reviews physical inventories and researches all variances.* Maintains cost report for property outlets.* Creates, maintains and updates accurate records of all inventory transactions.* Identifies and resolves customer complaints/issues.* Performs computer data entry using Inventory/Purchasing System.* Practices courtesy in all dealings with co-workers and management.* Performs and documents inventory control operations in accordance with the guidelines established through quality control and department policies and procedures.* Assists in preparing material and equipment for inventories.* Recognizes new/additional work opportunities for the company and/or more efficient ways of accomplishing assigned tasks, and report to I/C manager.* Performs other tasks or assignments as directed by I/C manager.* Assists I/C manager with month-end close. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:* Monitors and minimizes overtime according to labor and departmental standards.* Ensures staff motivation through recognition and engagement.* Schedules and staffs for appropriate business levels.* Monitors training of new employees to help them achieve higher goals. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:Required:* High School Diploma or equivalent.* At least two (2) years of experience in inventory control.Preferred:* Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting.* Accounting experience.* Previous experience in similar resort setting. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:* None KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:* Customer Service Orientation: The ability to provide excellent service to guests and ensure their complete satisfaction. This includes greeting and interacting with guests in a friendly and enthusiastic manner, building trust, anticipating and meeting guest needs and preferences, remaining calm and professional when dealing with guests that are difficult or upset, taking ownership of guest issues or problems and taking action to quickly resolve them, and caring about and valuing guests.* Planning and Organizing: The ability to set priorities, plan and coordinate work activities, and obtain and manage resources so that work objectives are accomplished efficiently.* Coaching and Developing: The ability to train, coach, and develop employees. This includes recognizing and fostering talent, enhancing employees' job skills and performance through instruction, training, personal guidance and example; providing appropriate developmental experiences for skill and job growth; and helping employees learn from their mistakes through positive reinforcement.* English Language Proficiency: The ability to speak and understand spoken English when giving and receiving instructions, and talking with management, coworkers, and guests. This includes using correct grammar when speaking and not using slang terms.* Communication: The ability to communicate information clearly and politely to coworkers, supervisors, and guests when speaking, writing, and reading English. This includes targeting the amount, style, and content of the information to the needs of the receiver.* Initiative: The ability and willingness to take independent action and complete job tasks without being instructed to complete them. This includes the ability and willingness to recognize assignments or tasks that need to be completed, to seek out additional assignments or tasks, and to help others.* Problem Solving: The ability to define, diagnose, and resolve problems. This includes seeking, logically examining, and interpreting information from different sources to determine a problem's cause and developing a course of action to resolve the problem and to prevent its reoccurrence.* Detail Orientation: The ability to attend to and verify the accuracy and completeness of details in work activities. This includes focusing on the small details of work activities and taking the necessary time to ensure that all the details of completed work are correct and of high quality.* Computer Skills: The willingness to learn and ability to use computer systems and software packages to input, access, modify, store, or output information or to execute programs or analyses. This includes the ability to enter and retrieve data from computer systems using a keyboard, mouse, or trackball.* Interpersonal Skills: The ability to develop and maintain professional, trusting, and positive working relationships with managers, supervisors, staff, coworkers, guests, and vendors. This includes being cooperative, approachable, and taking time to listen to and address others' questions or concerns; treating others with kindness, respect, and dignity; and expressing empathy and compassion when dealing with the needs and problems of others.* Positive Demeanor: The ability to present oneself in a positive, enthusiastic, and professional manner with others and guests. This includes displaying a passion and enjoyment for work; focusing on success; thinking positively about actions and events; and anticipating the best possible outcomes.* Multi-Tasking: The ability to process multiple types of information and/or perform multiple tasks simultaneously.* Learning: The ability to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills. This includes the ability to study, apply, and master a series of steps, procedures, rules, tools, or guidelines needed to perform a variety of tasks.* Integrity and Company Policies Knowledge: The ability and willingness to uphold ethical standards and comply with all federal, state, and local laws and company policies, procedures, and regulations. This includes maintaining confidentiality of all sensitive and proprietary information and avoiding conflict of interest situations.

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