Accounting Assistant

Royal Melbourne Country Club

Property Description:

Established in 1992, Royal Melbourne Country Club is a private, member-only club located in Long Grove, Illinois with 380 total members.  Royal Melbourne is Greg Norman’s first course design in the continental US and also features a Junior Olympic size pool and four Har-Tru clay tennis courts. The club has a very active social scene, outstanding dining and several private rooms for both personal and business entertaining, plus a wealth of special events.  The Club is a robust host of banquets including 30+ weddings annually.

Royal Melbourne CC combines the beauty of the sport with the beauty of nature. The course reflects Greg Norman’s design philosophy: that a private club should offer its members a challenging yet fair round of golf. Other amenities include a fully stocked golf shop, a choice of golf carts or caddies, a full practice facility, and lavishly appointed locker rooms. Club is owned and operated by KemperSports.


Position Summary:

Assists the Controller with implementation and coordination of accounting related activities and records.  This position will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of all vendor AP. daily point of sale closeouts, bank deposits and HR filing.  Assists Controller with record keeping for accounting and financial files.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Input AP invoices
  • Month End Vendor Reconciliations
  • Weekly and as needed AP check runs
  • Maintaining vendor files / filing paid invoices
  • Closing POS days and uploading data into Great Planes accounting system
  • Reconcile daily cash receipts from POS system.
  • Monday and Thursday bank deposit runs
  • Assist with inputting event payments
  • Assist with inputting member payments, invoice questions and member account adjustments
  • Efficient and timely submission of all required operational, financial and budgetary reports.
  • Keep up to date with industry best practices through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations.
  • Performing basic office tasks, such as filing, data entry, answering phones, processing the mail, etc.
  • Assisting with audits, fact checks, and resolving discrepancies.
  • Assist the Property Controller with other tasks as assigned



  • High school required. College degree preferred (Accounting or Finance)
  • Previous accounting/bookkeeping experience preferred.
  • Excel and Word expertise, Excel experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical sense and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask in an organized manner in a fast-paced environment with ambitious attitude and forward thinking.
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of budget development, fiscal management, strategic planning, staff management.
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Positive attitude, professional manner, and appearance in all situations.
  • Previous experience with golf course or hospitality operations a plus
  • Fluent in Spanish a plus



Part-time (20-25 hours per week), Non-Seasonal, Hourly, Non-Exempt


KemperSports Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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