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Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Senior Corporate Accountant in Denver, Colorado




Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. The Ikon Pass connects the most iconic mountains across North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Chile, delivering authentic, memorable snow adventures. Alterra Mountain Company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, retail, and service businesses.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Also included in the portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service center in British Columbia, Canada. Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone.

A career with Alterra Mountain Company is more than what you do today; it’s being part of creating a community rooted in the spirit of the mountains, united by a passion for adventure, and celebrating the legendary adventures and enduring memories that mountains bring to everyone.


  • Free skiing + riding privileges across the family of Alterra Mountain Company resorts for all eligible employees and their dependents. And, discounted rates at non Alterra-owned Ikon Pass destinations.

  • Flexible Time Off (FTO) policy for eligible employees to rest, relax and recharge

  • Generous discounts on outdoor gear, apparel, rental cars, etc.

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs, and more

  • 401(k) plan with generous company match

  • Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees

  • Commuter benefits (Denver employees only)

  • Brand new Alterra Mountain Company office located in Denver’s RiNo Art District neighborhood


The Senior Corporate Accountant will be responsible for a variety of monthly accounting functions relating to Alterra Mountain Company resorts, including performing advanced accounting tasks, and assisting management in the general review of work performed by accounting staff. This role will serve as an individual contributor, as well as in a review capacity of staff work.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


General Responsibilities

  • Assist in the monthly accounting process:

  • Review and approve journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by accounting staff

  • Assist team members in resolving issues as they arise, and escalate issues appropriately to management

  • Calculate and post journal entries as required

  • Coach, mentor, and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities

  • Empower direct reports to take responsibility for their jobs and goals, delegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback

  • Provide accounting support and resolutions directly to corporate departments, focusing on continuous process improvements that are mutually beneficial

  • Provide support to the financial reporting and FP&A groups, including actual and budget variance analysis

  • Monitor transactional compliance with GAAP as well as company policies and procedures

  • Coordinate, prepare, and review interim and year end audit documentation as requested; provide support and explanations for account balances and transactions

  • Ad-hoc projects including financial analysis, system implementations, and technical accounting research

  • Other duties as required


  • 4-year degree required; advanced degree preferred

  • CPA or CMA preferred

  • 5 or more years of accounting related experience

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • SOX experience preferred



  • Must possess and in-depth working knowledge of GAAP, month end close processes, general and operational accounting, budgeting and forecasting, and financial reporting

  • Proficient with ERP systems

  • Working knowledge of D365 and Hyperion Financial Management a plus

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to effectively interact with all levels throughout the organization

  • Success at building relationships and collaborating cross-functionally across the organization

  • High attention to detail and accuracy, and able to work under minimal supervision

  • Proven ability to independently resolve issues and recommend process improvements

  • Team player that will approach challenges in a high-pressure environment with enthusiasm

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc.’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.

Denver area base salary range: $63,000 - $95,000 per year


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 walk, talk, see, hear, smell, and ski. Must be capable of walking or standing 90% or more of a normal 8-hour work shift. Must be capable of frequently carrying, lifting, pushing or pulling up to 15lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions.

Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the workplace is usually moderate.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions and responsibilities that an employee may be required to perform in this position. Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and its affiliates reserve the right to modify, increase, decrease, suspend, and or eliminate any of the essential duties and/or the position in its entirety.

This job description is not an express or implied contract, guarantee, promise, or covenant of employment for any set term or duration, or for termination only for cause.

Employment with Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. or any of its affiliates “at will” meaning either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without cause and with or without notice.

This position is located in Colorado, and the work is primarily in Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and, as such, employment in this position is subject to the labor and employment laws of the state of Colorado.

Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain drug-free workplaces. All employees and candidates are reminded that Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and its affiliates adhere to all applicable labor and employment laws, and State-specific labor and employment regulations, where applicable.