SMG Staff Accountant in Columbus, Ohio

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a Staff Accountant at the SMG/Greater Columbus Convention Center. This position is responsible for preparing event settlements, create and maintain financial spreadsheets, and assist in preparation of financial reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Prepare and reconcile event settlements in Ungerboeck

Create and maintain reports using excel, Solomon, Ungerboeck and Management Reporter

Assist in the preparation of monthly forecast, yearly budget and annual audit.

Assist in preparation of monthly financial statements which includes preparing and

entering journal entries.

Perform monthly reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts.

Back up to Payroll/Purchasing Specialist.

Must have the ability to interact with guests in a friendly, courteous and polite manner. This include initiating contact with guests within 10 feet -- i.e. smiling, saying "Good Day' or aiding when needed.

Must feel comfortable with around large groups or speaking to a guest.

Understands the importance of providing customer service and in understanding of "The Magic is in the details".

All other assigned duties.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university is required.

Minimum of two (2) years prior work experience relative to position preferred.

Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of accepted financial and cost accounting. Excellent math skills and attention to detail are required.Ability to work in fast paced environment. Must have strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and work well as a team member. This position requires the ability to interact with all levels of staff and clients. Must be able to get along with co-workers, customers, vendors, and visitors to the facility. Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Prior experience with Solomon or Ungerboeck a plus. Ability to function independently with minimal supervision.

Other Qualifications

No certifications are required.

Hours of Work and Travel Requirements

Extended work hours may be required at times.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours during events; talk and hear. This position may require work inside or outside of the building, as needed by events.


The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled