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Accounting Manager- Wintrust Sports Complex

The Sports Facilities Companies
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: May 20, 2022
  • Full-Time

ACCOUNTING MANAGER- Wintrust Sports Complex

Sports Facilities Management, LLC

LOCATION: Bedford Park, IL

DEPARTMENT: FINANCE

REPORTS TO: GENERAL MANAGER

STATUS: FULL TIME (EXEMPT)


ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Wintrust Sports Complex is a state-of-the-art indoor center that is the premier destination for sports tourism in Chicagoland and beyond. The complex is located in Bedford Park, Illinois near Chicago's Midway Airport which draws athletes and their families from all regions of the United States. Wintrust Sports Complex is a member of the SF Network, the Nation's largest and fastest growing network of sports facilities and is operated by the industry-leader in outsourced operations, The Sports Facilities Companies. To learn more, visit wintrustsportscomplex.com.

The Sports Facilities Companies (SFC) are the Nation's leading resources for the management and development of sports, recreation, wellness, and events facilities. As a turn-key solution for community leaders and developers alike, SFC services span the gamut of sports and recreation needs from sports tourism & recreation master planning, program planning, and feasibility through professional facility management services. Our 30+ managed venues and 1500+ team members, represented by the SF Network, welcome more than 25 million guest visits and produce over $250 million in economic impact each year.

SFC was awarded national and regional recognition as a Top Workplace in 2022 and is considered a workplace of choice. Our mission-focused company is highly entrepreneurial, team-oriented with a culture centered on collaboration, accountability, excellence, and service. We are growing rapidly and looking for high performers at every level to grow with us.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Accounting Manager is responsible for all bookkeeping functions related to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and General Accounting including maintenance of the accounting systems, adherence to established policies and procedures, review of documentation for appropriate authorization, timely notification of any problems or concerns and superior customer service. This is an important role in our organization that will require tact, diplomacy, and a professional approach to the job. Confidentiality is critical.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

Bookkeeping Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process payroll through the HRIS platform
  • Perform monthly bookkeeping procedures of facility accounts such as bank and credit card reconciliations and customer billing
  • Create and present weekly and monthly financial reporting to the General Manager
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions
  • Assist General Manager with budget preparation
  • Receive, approve, and/or decline client invoices and process all facility billing
  • Maintain financial records including the General Ledger, journal entries, and adjustments
  • Balance cash drawers and make bank deposits
  • Complete any other special projects and daily assignments as directed by the General Manager

Personnel Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and secure personnel files
  • Ensure HRIS is up to date by entering new hires and terminating team members timely
  • Respond to inquiries from Team Members regarding policies, procedures, and programs
  • Work closely with SFM Human Resources Representative to make sure all personnel, state, and federal guidelines are met

Office Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office
  • Responsible for managing administrative staff
  • Maintain adequate stock of office supplies
  • Interact with/and coordinate personnel in the office
  • Manage inbound/outbound mail, etc.
  • Schedule business travel for personnel and clients, if necessary
  • Prepare for all administrative meetings, i.e. office, owner, executive meetings, etc.
  • Prepare memos, letters, reports, expense reports, faxing, PowerPoint presentations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in accounting, business administration, or a minimum of 4 years of experience performing accounting tasks including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, and financial reports
  • Proficient with QuickBooks Online and Microsoft Dynamics
  • Proficient with Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in the Food Services, Hospitality, or Retail industry a plus
  • Strong professional communication skills both verbal and written
  • Well organized and thorough with the ability to multi-task
  • Team approach to task completion
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of client, company, and personnel information
  • Appropriate business acumen while representing the company at all times
  • Ability to operate a calculator, computer, and other general office equipment
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements of processing payroll accounting transactions and returns
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • Ability to produce quality work in a fast-moving, deadline-sensitive environment

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds waist high
  • Will be required to sit for long periods of time
  • Facility has intermittent noise

The Sports Facilities Companies

Address

Chicago, IL
60638 USA

Industry

Finance and Insurance

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