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CEC Entertainment Financial Reporting Staff Accountant in IRVING, Texas

21481BRTitle Financial Reporting Staff Accountant Job Description At CEC Entertainment, we build careers around great food, family, and fun! Our purpose and our passion is to create the best place for kids and families to eat and play!

CEC Entertainment, the global leader in family entertainment and operator of Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper restaurants, has an immediate opening at our Support Center based in Irving, Texas for an experienced Accountant, Financial Reporting and Controls to join our growing team!

We have a Financial Reporting and Controls role within our $1 billion international company. This position is responsible for supporting an extensive investor related financial statement process as well as participating in the design and implementation of SOX controls. While the Company is not an SEC registrant, many of our financial reports mirror SEC filing requirements.

The ideal candidate will have experience in an SEC financial reporting process and audit experience with a large public accounting firm.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in support of field services and operations. Supports the Support Center Objectives, including: \"If you are not serving the Guest, serve someone who is.\"

  • Participate in all aspects of the Company’s periodic reporting to investors, as well as the internal and external review of these documents.

  • Research, prepare and review supporting work papers, financial statements, disclosures, checklists for the Company’s periodic reporting.

  • Participate in the development of additional reporting to support company initiatives.

  • Coordinate and prepare the Company’s monthly reporting package to its Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team. Coordinate responses to questions and analyze variances related to the monthly results.

  • Review, prepare, and/or tie-out all materials for the Board of Directors, Audit Committee, conference call scripts, and investor presentations.

  • Research, advise and participate in the design and execution of internal controls for various areas of the company.

  • Prepare the quarterly reporting calendar and establish meeting dates.

  • Calculate and review non-GAAP measures, including adjusted EBITDA and free cash flow.

  • Research and resolve technical accounting issues. Review and/or write accounting position papers.

  • Prepare the company for adoption of new or revised accounting pronouncements (if applicable).

  • Liaise with internal and external auditors for the successful completion of audit work.

  • Develop and maintain an effective control environment over areas of responsibility.

  • Work with other departments to develop reporting tools and analyses.

  • Oversee and conduct special projects as needed.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance required.

  • CPA preferred.

  • 2+ years’ Public Accounting experience.

  • Experience auditing and/or preparing SEC financial statements.

  • Highly proficient in Excel (e.g. pivot tables, vlookup, etc).

  • Proven ability to meet strict deadlines and to work under minimal supervision.

  • Strong interpersonal/collaboration skills; ability to interface with all levels within the organization and external partners.

  • Excellent written communication skills.

  • Strong business acumen, strong analytical skills, and an intellectual curiosity to research issues.

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Physical Demands:

To perform the duties of this position, the incumbent must have the ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, twist, reach, and carry, lift, pull, push between 1 – 25 lbs. Incumbent must use a computer, with the repetitive movement of both hands. Incumbent must be able to work an 8-hour shift, with some overtime. Incumbent must also be available to travel to various locations by airplane or by operating a vehicle if needed.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions is included.

The Company:

CEC Entertainment is the nationally recognized leader in family entertainment and dining with both its Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza restaurants as well as the virtual kitchen brand Pasqually’s Pizza & Wings. As the place where a million Happy Birthdays are celebrated every year, Chuck E. Cheese's goal is to create positive, lifelong memories for families through entertainment, food, and play. The Company and its franchisees operate a system of 558 Chuck E. Cheese restaurants and 114 Peter Piper Pizza stores, with locations in 47 states and 15 foreign countries and territories. More than 10,000 employees are dedicated to ensuring Every Guest Leaves Happy!


CEC Entertainment offers a wide variety of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) retirement savings plan to eligible U.S. employees as part of their overall employment package. We also offer job training and career growth opportunities.

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At CEC Entertainment, we believe that our workforce should reflect the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of the many guests we serve. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, genetics, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state or local protected class.

Auto req ID 21481BR Street Address 1707 MARKET PLACE BLVD, SUITE 200 State Texas City IRVING Zip 75063 Country United States