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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Accounting Clerk - HARBORCENTER - Buffalo Sabres (Buffalo, NY)

Core Responsibilities:

  • Entry, reconciliation, and tracking of daily sales by type
  • Perform internal controls relating to payables, receivables and daily sales
  • Accounts payable processing and entry
  • Cash receipt processing  
  • Data entry and documentation filing

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • Accounting or Finance degree, 2 years Accounting/Finance experience, and proficiency with MS Office

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have an accounting or finance degree?
2. Do you have 2 years of accounting/finance work experience?
3. Please describe why you are the best person for this position.


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Finance: Payroll
Payroll Administrator/Manager - Dallas Stars (Frisco, TX)

Reports to: Vice President of Finance & Administration
Status: Full Time


Job Summary:
The Payroll Manager will perform all activities necessary to process multiple payrolls including maintaining related records, filing tax reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures, and preparing special reports for management.

Responsibilities:
• Manage semi-monthly disbursement of payroll including garnishments, benefits and taxes consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws.
• Work closely with Human Resources to ensure the processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and terminations is accurate and timely as applies to payroll and benefits.
• File accurate and timely federal, state and local payroll tax returns and provide remittance information to treasury.
• Prepare and submit NHL escrow reports/reconciliations.
• Manage Player dues deductions/remittance.
• Manage garnishments deductions/remittance.
• Reconcile and post payroll journal entry.
• Reconcile A/R Employees account.
• Manage Purchase Card program, including maintenance of cards, limits and review of monthly statements.  Also includes posting monthly pcard transactions to the GL.
• Manage company cell phones including plans.  This responsibility is shared with IT.
• Manage regular preparation of relevant management reports.
• Other general accounting duties.

Qualifications:
• 3-5 years payroll experience.
• Knowledge of PayCom software a plus. 
• Business Related Degree Preferred
• Must maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
• Proven accounting skills a must.
• Proficient in MS Office.
• Working experience of payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels including multi-state filings and payments.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Proven time-management skills.
• Strong work ethic, positive attitude.
• Ability to work independently and as a team.
• Excellent attention to detail.

Dallas Stars is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Senior Staff Accountant - Dallas Stars (Frisco, TX)

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for Treasury reporting and preparing monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and management reports for the Dr Pepper StarCenters and Dr Pepper Arena.

Dr Pepper StarCenter and Arena Responsibilities:

  • Review daily activity reports from Point Streak and the Rink Management System (RMS) to prepare and post monthly to the General Ledger.

  • Prepare and record daily cash and monthly accounts receivable journal entries for each StarCenter.

  • Prepare and assist StarCenter GM’s with review of monthly operating and surface revenue reports.

  • Prepare/reconcile event settlements for Dr Pepper Arena including Legends games and all other arena events.

  • Assist in completion with the annual audit and all other general accounting duties.

Treasury Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily and monthly cash reports/projections.  Update balances on a daily basis with prior day activity and monitor/reconcile outstanding checks.

  • Manage and distribute player cash per-diems and event change orders.

  • Prepare, file and remit payment for monthly Texas sales tax.

  • Initiate and record monthly wire payments for vendors and company payrolls.

  • Record/post/reconcile monthly credit card receipts and corresponding merchant fees.

  • Supervise and maintain the daily deposit logs and accounts receivable aging schedules.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with an emphasis in Accounting. 

  • The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 2-4 years of corporate of accounting work experience.   

  • Knowledge and familiarity with accounting principles and terminology is required. 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required.  Knowledge of MAS90 and/or Dynamics NAV accounting software is preferred but not required. 

  • The job requires some flexibility in terms of work hours but does not require travel.  

Physical Demands and Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle objects and office tools, reach, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is exposed to an office environment, with noise levels usually moderate.

Dallas Stars is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Business Analyst I - Florida Panthers (Sunrise, Fl)

Position Summary:

  • Collects and analyzes financial data tracking trends and developments.

  • Work closely with the VP of Event Services on pre-settlements, settlements and projections of future events as well as any other information needed.

  • Works on documenting policies and procedures, implementing and keeping track of updates to policies and procedures in the finance/ purchasing/ event services areas.

  • Works on budget preparation and forecast analysis, providing historical information and analysis and uploading reports.

  • Analyze and submit certain statistics and analysis for NHL.

  • Assists, as required, in the preparation of the organization’s forecast and in the fiscal evaluation of proposed revenue goals.

  • Work closely with sales management and staff to provide reports to identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Conducts studies, performs research and prepares reports.  Reviews, interprets and makes recommendations. Maintain existing sales and accounting reports and design new reports as needed.

  • Work various projects and analysis as assigned by Controller. 

  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university and any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Skills:

  • Must have strong analytic skills and the ability to think strategically.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills are necessary.

  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.

  • Must be detail oriented.

  • Ability to work with large amounts of data, detect errors, and prepare reports.

  • Experience in advanced spreadsheet programs (V-Lookup, Pivot Tables).

  • Must be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and be flexible in working on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Must be a team player and be able to interact with staff at all levels of the company and its operating units.

  • Ability to be discreet and keep information confidential.


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Accounting Manager - Florida Panthers (Sunrise, Fl)

JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:

  • Train and manage a Staff Accountant and a Senior Accountant
  • Review Balance Sheet reconciliations of group
  • Complete & review Monthly Financial Statements in a timely matter (goal is within 10 business days of new month)
  • Assist in preparation and entering of the annual Operating Budgets for the company
  • Direct involvement in assisting with Annual Audits of Company books and Records that are required to be completed by external auditors
  • Assists with various department projects as needed
  • Assists with completing various Reports as required
  • Responsible for maintaining attendance records of staff accountants
  • Direct involvement in assisting with year end reviews of staff accountants

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5-7 years of experience with 2+ years of supervisory experience

  • BA Accounting

  • CPA Preferred

  • Box office/ticketing background a strong plus

  • Intermediate level Microsoft word, Excel, Windows and Solomon for windows a plus

  • Ability to adapt to changes, work effectively under pressure and produce accurate results in a fast paced environment.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and projects

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Detail oriented


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Senior Manager, Club Business & Analytics - National Hockey League (New York, NY)

SUMMARY
Serve as member of NHL Club Business & Analytics team working with NHL Clubs on business operations matters, analyzing Club-submitted data to identify business trends and best practices


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1) Perform detailed analysis of NHL Club business data related to ticketing, premium sales and local Club sponsorship to derive optimal sales and service strategies for Clubs
2) Create reports, ad hoc analysis, and presentations for League and Club officials
3) Research external ticketing vendors and help develop a central repository housing their information and NHL client base
4) Participate in calls with NHL Club ticketing staff to review analytical findings and business practices that increase revenue and optimize business processes
5) Work directly with other NHL business divisions to apply quantitative financial analysis to business issues across the National Hockey League
6) Attend and represent the NHL at League and industry conferences


QUALIFICATIONS
1) Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel and other analytical tools, with ability to synthesize results into concise and informative findings
2) Strong interpersonal skills, including both written and verbal communication with coworkers and executives
3) Strong presentation skills – both in creating and presenting collateral
4) Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality/professionalism and use discretion given the sensitivity of information the candidate will be working with


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
1) At minimum, a degree from a four year college or university (graduate degree preferred)
2) 7+ years of work experience, preferably in a quantitative, technical, or consultative field
3) Strong background in computer and systems, planning, project management, leadership, and organization
4) Preferably some level of experience with ticketing platforms
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?
2. Are you willing and able to commute to our office in Manhattan for this position?
3. Please list the analytical software packages you've used that you'd rate yourself an
4. Please share any sports analytical experience you have in two areas: (1) business analysis and (2) player analysis.
5. Have you worked with a sports League, Club, or Vendor? If so, list the specific role(s) you served.
6. Have you ever attended the Sloan Sports Analytical Conference?
7. What are you currently earning?


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Director, NHL Club Business & Analytics - National Hockey League (New York, NY)

SUMMARY
Serve as member of NHL Club Business & Analytics, working with NHL Clubs on strategic analysis of ticketing, premium, and sponsorship sales matters


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1) Perform detailed analysis of NHL Club business data related to ticketing, premium sales and local Club sponsorship to derive optimal sales and service strategies for Clubs
2) Call and possibly visit Club executives to share analytical findings and assist Clubs with business decisions to increase revenue and/or streamline business processes
3) Support, participate in and lead calls with NHL Club ticketing staff to review business practices
4) Work directly with other NHL business divisions to apply quantitative financial analysis to qualitative business issues across the National Hockey League
5) Attend League and industry ticketing conferences, both representing the NHL and possibly presenting content and research at those events
6) Create presentations for Board of Governors and other NHL executive meetings
7) Research external ticketing vendors and serve as a League clearinghouse and liaison for them as necessary
 

QUALIFICATIONS
1) Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel and other analytical tools
2) Strong interpersonal skills, including both written and verbal communication with coworkers and executives
3) Strong presentation skills – both in creating and presenting collateral– with audiences of senior executives
4) Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality/professionalism and use discretion given the sensitivity of information the candidate will be working with
5) Proficiency with various ticketing systems (e.g., Ticketmaster/Archtics, etc.)


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
1) At minimum, a degree from a four year college or university (graduate degree preferred)
2) 10+ years of work experience, preferably in a quantitative, technical, or consultative field, with at least 2 years of experience at a professional sports organization (ticketing experience required)
3) Strong background in computer and systems, planning, project management, leadership, and organization
4) Experience in using and relationships with multiple ticketing platforms
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?
2. Are you willing and able to commute to midtown Manhattan for this position?
3. Please list any relationships you have within the sports world: vendors, Leagues or Clubs.
4. What specific experience have you had in supporting senior/executive management in previous positions?
5. Have you worked with a sports League, Club, or Vendor? If so, list the specific role(s) you served.
6. Please share any sports analytical experience you have in two areas: (1) business analysis and (2) player analysis.
7. Please list any experience you have with loyalty programs, whether inside or outside of sports.
8. What are you currently earning?


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Event Accountant/Financial Analyst - Olympia Entertainment/Detroit Red Wings (Detroit, MI)

The event accountant/financial analyst is responsible for preparing event projections, settling events, and generating post event profitability reports for events at all venues.  In addition, provide financial analysis support to the organization for budgeting, forecasting, new long-term agreement opportunities, and ad-hoc requests.

Key Responsibilities: 
•    Analyze, prepare and settle events at all Olympia Entertainment and off-premise venues (Joe Louis Arena, Fox Theatre, City Theatre, Comerica Park, Motor City Casino, etc…)
•    Set-up, maintain and finalize all event files for events at all Olympia Entertainment venues, including the preparation and entering of journal entries to the general ledger system
•    Coordinate event execution from a financial perspective; including cash disbursement to artist/promoter, if applicable
•    Liaison for national and local promoters; public and private events at all OE venues
•    Provide accounting and financial support to senior level management by compiling, preparing and distributing flash reports, creating reports that analyze costs, estimating break-even points and summarizing net operating income; comparing budget to actual
•    Provide auditing support to various departments as well as participating in the year-end financial audit for OEI and DRW NHL HRR audit; working with outside auditing services
•    Maintain event database to ensure all information is accessible and accurate when requested for utilization in budgeting and forecasting future events
•    Work with the Booking department to prepare break-even analysis on upcoming events, ensuring all show deposits; prepayments and settlement checks/wires are obtained and processed timely
•    Support the hospitality departments in accounting for private non-ticketed events by auditing their work and preparing invoices for clients, while providing summaries that analyze revenues, costs and labor to maximize their profitability
•    Reconcile event related general ledger accounts and post numerous financial journal entries each month into the general ledger system
•    Ensure all event data, invoices, contracts etc, flow through and are properly recorded in the accounting system and database
•    Review and interpret contracts 
•    Act in accordance with corporate accounting policies and procedures; recommend new or changes to current policies and procedures as needed
•    Prepare weekly and monthly summary reports tying the reports to the monthly P&L’s
•    Provide financial support (creating proformas & reports) to the company on long-term agreements, contracts and ad-hoc opportunities
•    Complete special projects as assigned
         
Supplemental Job Functions:
•    File and organize financial documents

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Bachelor’s Degree
•    Minimum of two years of related experience 
•    Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and     abilities necessary to perform the work 
•    Possess the highest integrity and ethical standards
•    Problem solving skills that support and enable sound decision making
•    Strong attention to detail and accuracy with high standards for quality; ability to keep accurate and detailed records 
•    Knowledge of cash handling procedures and controls
•    Highly organized, self-directed business style, with strong ability to prioritize
•    Demonstrated project management skills with coordinating efforts among various departments and staff levels
•    Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills, with the ability to work across all functions and vertically at all levels of the organization and clients
•    Ability to manage multiple projects at once
•    Strong communication and customer service abilities 
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
•    Ability to work long or unpredictable hours on weekdays, weekends, and holidays as needed

Preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities:
•    Knowledge of the sports and entertainment industry
•    Knowledge of Infinium

Working Conditions:
•    Irregular and extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
•    Exposure to moderate noise level
•    Frequent visual/auditory attention


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a colleague encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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Finance: CFO
Chief Financial Officer - Senators Sports & Entertainment (Ottawa, ON)

Position Summary 
As the ideal candidate, you are a respected financial leader possessing a professional accounting designation. You have demonstrated success in providing strategic and business counsel at the executive level. You are a forward thinker and confident decision-maker who will challenge the status quo by finding creative financial solutions, while remaining sensitive to the complexities and multi-dimensional aspects of Senators Sports & Entertainment.    Together with the President and the rest of the leadership team, you will drive strategy and accountability, determine appropriate financial and operating metrics, lead your team, and manage relationships with key stakeholders; including ownership, lenders, NHL and others. You possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, combined with a strong team orientation and professional approach which will allow you to effectively lead, coach and mentor a team of professionals while working collaboratively with colleagues at any level.  

Key Responsibilities 
I.    Primary Objectives 
•    Acts as a member of the Executive Team, participating in the determination of long term strategies and          planning aspects.
•    Provides detailed analysis, advice and guidance to the President and senior executives on finance,                treasury, and administrative matters. 
•    Assesses SSE’s financial performance compared to the plans on a regular basis, identifies and monitors        key performance indicators, and provides guidance on corrective measures 
•    Collaborates and co-operates with VPs and other senior management to ensure key objectives are                  achieved. 
•    Develops strong relationships with all SSE team members, and provides financial and economic support to      the President, sales, marketing and other VPs.


II.    Debt & Equity Management 
•    Oversees the management of Senators Sports & Entertainment existing debt portfolio and arranges new          financing as required.
•    Responsible for the financing strategy to ensure availability of resources to meet operational and capital          spending requirements.
•    Develops and nurtures relationships with key financial stakeholders, including lenders, NHL and others. 

III.    Treasury and Cash Management 
•    Manages hedging activities for Senators Sports & Entertainment.
•    Oversees cash flow management activities including forecasting and planning for effective use of                    resources. 

IV.    Financial Controllership
•    Ensures that clear accountability processes are in place and effectively utilized. 
•    Ensures sound financial processes and budgetary discipline throughout the organization including                    identifying and implementing cost and efficiency improvements to meet SSE’s objectives. 
•    Oversees internal and external financial reporting including, internal accountability for departmental results      and performance measurement, reporting to external stakeholders including lenders, NHL and others. 
•    Oversees planning and accounting for capital expenditures. 
•    Implements effective tax planning strategies. 

V.    Administrative Management

      I.    Information Technology
     II.    Human Resources
    III.    Legal 
   IV.    Capital Tickets 
    V.    Digital Transformation

•    Responsible for the strategic and long range planning of SSE’s information systems, human resources            programs, legal functions, and Capital Tickets operations to enable the company to meet its operational          and strategic goals.  
•    Evaluates all administrative  projects and activities to ensure  high quality service levels are provided. 
•    Continuously reviews current status and best practices to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
•    Leads the development of the digital strategy for SSE.

VI.    Staff Management 
•    Builds a positive work environment by managing direct reports to ensure effective utilization of all team            members’ strengths.  
•    Celebrates successes.
•    Responsible for inspiring direct reports and building motivated high-performance teams

Reporting Relationships
Directly reports to:            President
Directly manages:            Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, 
                                      Legal, Capital Tickets 


Supplementary:            Periodic reporting to owner, Eugene Melynk


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