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Job listing closed on 20 Feb 2024
25 Oct 2023

Staff Accountant

🇺🇸 Sandy, UT, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

The Utah Royals FC, Real Salt Lake (RSL), and RSL Training Academy are dedicated to the growth and success of soccer in Utah. The Utah Royals FC is committed to empowerment, while RSL represents the state with pride and fosters a winning culture. The RSL Training Academy nurtures young athletes and instills values of discipline and teamwork. Together, they are committed to inspiring the soccer culture of Utah and creating lasting impressions one winning experience at a time.

The Staff Accountant will play a critical role in the daily operation and success of the Club's accounting functions. The incumbent will be motivated, organized, and driven. The position requires a solid working knowledge of accounting principles and experience.


  • Performs professional accountant assignments including but not limited to Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
  • Conducts settlements for events
  • Prepares journal entries
  • Performs bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Prepares sales tax returns and generates ad hoc reports as needed.
  • Manages department budgets and prepares income statements for department executives.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Strong technical accounting skills with solid knowledge of GAAP and its application to the company’s financial statements
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends to accommodate the teams’ schedules


  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience performing accounting functions


The job requires regularly lifting/pushing up to 5 pounds and occasionally lifting/pushing more than 10 pounds or exerting heavy force in a wide disparity or environmental conditions. The job involves standing, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing etc.

Real Salt Lake provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and RSL reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.