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Manager - Accounting

Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Accounting Manager in Charlotte, NC. This full-time position will report to the Director of Finance.

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial reporting including compilations and review of income sheets, balance sheets, expenditures, and tax schedules. Maintains the general ledger, chart of accounts and cost center reporting. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting supplemented by two to four years of progressive financial leadership experience at a mid or large-sized corporation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Experience of JD Edwards a plus.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory or random drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
  • Proficient in Windows, Word, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises duties of assigned managerial and supervisory staff. Supervisory duties include instructing, assigning, reviewing and planning work of others, maintaining standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; selecting new associates; acting on associate problems; and recommending and approving associate promotions, transfers, discipline, discharge and salary increases. Also performs employee evaluations for direct reports.
  • Establishes policies, procedures, goals and objectives for assigned areas of responsibility, determines necessary structure and manpower to accomplish goals. Ensures staffs’ compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Provides, interprets and presents company management with information needed by them to carry out their assigned responsibilities. Compiles Ad Hoc reports and analysis. Answers questions relating to financial inquiries.
  • Produces, reviews and distributes divisional expense forecast for integrity, completeness and financial impact on operations.
  • Reviews and posts the weekly journal entries of direct reports. Prepares weekly and adjusting entries to be reviewed and posted by the Finance Director.
  • Administers changes to the general ledger. This includes working with Corporate IT and adds new users to the system.
  • Prepares and assists in internal/external audits.
  • Receives, reviews, prepares and/or processes various records and reports including financial statements, financial reports and analyses, journal entries, Point of Sales reports, operating reports, attendance reports, unclaimed property reports, intercompany transactions, wire and ACH requests, annual tax package, reconciliations, inventories, yearly fixed asset additions, occupancy reports, concessionaire payments, collections, policies and procedures.
  • Interacts and communicates actively with various groups and individuals such as Finance staff, Information Systems Manager, other members of the Park Management Team, other Park Associates, corporate personnel, personnel of other Parks, vendors, professional peers, consultants, tax authorities, guests, etc.
  • Adheres to all park policies and procedures, including attendance and EEO policies, and demonstrates commitment to customer service in all aspects of employment.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Electrician

Carowinds has an immediate opening for the position of Electrician in Charlotte, NC.  This full-time position will report to the Electrical Foreperson. 

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for installing, inspecting, maintaining and performing electrical repairs of park rides, ensuring efficient and safe operations at all times according to Carowinds standards. Assists in ride mechanical maintenance as required.  Performs technical duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum 1-2 years related experience in industrial electrical maintenance work, or a school equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Themed amusement park experience a plus.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory or random drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
  • Must be able to read electrical schematic charts, technical manuals and diagrams, and policy and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to work with tools, two-way radio, various office and shop equipment, welding equipment, hand and power tools, heavy rigging, machinery, and heavy equipment, which may include forklift, genie lift, boom truck, lathe, milling machine, steam cleaner, etc.
  • Ability to climb and work at heights up to 330 feet.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment including steel toed shoes, fall protection equipment.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and overtime. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, rebuilds and inspects ride electrical systems and components for proper operation according to Carowinds standards.  Assists in troubleshooting and maintaining mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Inspects and evaluates rides for proper function, detects and investigates any malfunctions or irregularities and notifies supervisor of any safety concerns. Troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs malfunctions using electrical schematic charts, computers, programmable logic controllers, test equipment and meters. Responsible for completing required documentation on check-outs, preventive maintenance, updates/changes, etc.
  • Receives and reviews various records and reports including ride manuals and updates, ride electrical programs and diagrams, technical manuals, computer manuals, operating schedules, check-out sheets, work orders, vehicle maintenance check sheets, operational downtime sheets, material safety data sheets, etc.
  • Ensures rides are maintained according to manufacturers, Carowinds and Department of Labor guidelines to ensure the safety of ride operation and guests.
  • Assists with various other maintenance duties as required including landscaping, welding, carpentry, plumbing, construction, pest and animal control.
  • Assists emergency personnel in emergency evacuation procedures, providing training to the staff, ride operators and technicians.
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How do I apply?

Interested individuals should send resume and salary history to:

Carowinds Human Resources
14523 Carowinds Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28273


Email: CarowindsHR@carowinds.com
Fax: (704) 583-9133

What benefits come with full-time employment at Carowinds?

Below are a few of the benefits that Carowinds offers to its full-time associates:

  • Subsidized Medical Coverage
  • Voluntary Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account/Dependent Care Account
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Free Family Season Passes for eligible dependents