• Staff Accountant

    Location US-NV-Las Vegas
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(01/03/2019 3:31 PM)
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  • Overview




    GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 5,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East. We connect people through exhibitions and live events by blending art and science to create exciting, compelling face-to-face marketing experiences. Our mission is to create the world’s most meaningful and memorable experiences for marketers, organizers and event attendees. We bring the “WOW” to everything we do.






    This position supports the Shared Services Accounting Group (SSAG) of GES and its subsidiaries.

    • Performs daily, weekly, and monthly accounting processes to properly record and classify financial transactions in accordance with GAAP.
    • Support the Shared Services accounting function with specific focus through accountability and professional skills.
    • Analyze variances and prepare monthly reports using Oracle Discover, Essbase, and/or HFM.
    • Prepare and own various account reconciliations supporting “should be” balance analysis through validation of account to internal management, internal and external auditors.
    • Responsible for the day to day Fixed Asset activities to include additions, deletions, retirements, transfers, and depreciation.
    • Work closely with the Operational Accountants (to include Inventory/Fixed Assets and Tax) to ensure proper internal recording.
    • Understanding of multi-entity environment and financial reporting requirements, and foreign exchange transactions necessary.
    • Support of audit request to include management support for various external and internal audits, to include planning, communication, tracking and review of selections and schedules assigned through management.
    • Perform month-end close activities, including journal entries and reporting.
    • Performing and coordinating periodic vehicle licensing and tax filing, including partnering with field operations to complete DMV audits.


    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field required.  Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) and/or MAcc preferred.
    • At least two (2) years of accounting or related experience required.
    • Technical accounting skills, including understanding of balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow accounting/reporting, required.
    • High level of computer literacy required.
    • Knowledge of our systems strongly preferred:
      • BlackLine - accounting software
      • Oracle - accounting system
      • Hyperion Essbase and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) - analytical and reporting tools
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

    Work Environment

    • Typically performs work in an office setting.
    • Travel will be required on an as-needed basis.
    • Weekend work may be required based on show schedule and general workloads and deadlines.
    • Work may need to be performed in a somewhat crowded or noisy area where there may be mild discomfort due to temperature, dust, and/or other conditions.
    • Requires working both alone and with others in a team atmosphere.



    Our team members are our family, so we help our team members care for their families. The rewards of joining GES are extensive. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. Here are some of the highlights:

    • Competitive salaries
    • 401K with company match
    • Healthcare/vision/dental insurance
    • Wellness benefits
    • Career development program
    • Tuition reimbursement program
    • Employee assistance program
    • Vacation time
    • Community involvement opportunities
    • Team activities

    And much more……







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