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Finance: Controller/Director of Finance
Director of Statistical Analysis and Hockey Administration - Detroit Red Wings (Detroit, MI)

The Detroit Red Wings seek a Director of Statistical Analysis and Hockey Administration at its facility in Detroit, Michigan. 

Duties:  Responsible for advanced statistical analysis and analytics in the areas of salary trends, contract valuations, free agent market acquisitions, trades, NHL Entry Draft, and player performance. 

Requirements: Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics or Business with concentration in Finance or Economics. 3 years of documented experience as Statistician, Financial Analyst or Mathematician. 1 year of experience playing, coaching, managing or working in hockey operations for a junior, collegiate or professional ice hockey team.


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Senior Staff Accountant - Florida Panthers Hockey Club (Sunrise, FL)

TITLE:                                  Senior Staff Accountant

STATUS:                             Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt

EEO:                                    Professional

The Florida Panthers Hockey Club is looking for a hard-working, proactive, individual with  a positive attitude for a Senior Staff Accountant position. Candidate must be a team player willing to help out wherever they are needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university required.

  • Minimum of 4 years Accounting experience in industry and/or public accounting, preferably in  sports/entertainment.

  • CPA Preferred.

  • Proficiency in Windows environment with expert Microsoft Excel skills, working knowledge of SOLOMON or related accounting software.

  • Organizational, analytical and problem solving skills required.

  • Strong written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work with all levels of management and in teams.

  • Customer focused and professional attitude.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform accounts receivable processes including invoice preparation and recording cash receipts.

  • Balance sheet analysis.

  • Perform timely reconciliations of P&L and Balance sheet accounts.

  • Monthly profit and loss flux analysis.

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements.

  • Prepare and enter monthly closing journal entries.

  • Accounting and reporting for events.

  • Depreciation analysis and fixed asset roll forward review and audit.

  • Inter-company reconciliation.

  • Cash receipts and receivable reconciliation.

  • Monthly reconciliation of accounts payable ledger to the general ledger.

  • Monthly reconciliation of employee benefits.

  • Assist with budget preparation.

  • Payroll register reconciliation.

  • Prepare and file tax returns


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Accounting Associate - Minnesota Wild (St. Paul, MN)

This position is responsible for data entry, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and assisting with various projects for the Minnesota Wild Foundation and the Event Administration for the St. Paul RiverCentre. This is a part-time position working 20-25 hours per week during normal office hours.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and process daily cash activity including deposits and payment verifications
  • Data entry of event detail into Microsoft GP accounting software and corresponding Microsoft Excel working documents
  • Preparation of designated monthly account reconciliations
  • Process month-end close journal entries
  • Review accounts payable invoices for appropriate coding, approval, and tax calculations
  • Process invoices and payments into QuickBooks
  • Process accounts receivable and miscellaneous deposits into QuickBooks
  • Prepare fundraising event detail spreadsheets for MN Wild Foundation
  • Other special projects as assigned

Position Requirements

 Formal Education & Certification

  • Associates Degree in Accounting
  • Two years accounting experience

Knowledge & Experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Quickbooks experience preferred
  • Ideal candidate must be highly motivated, organized, reliable, detail-oriented, enjoy problem-solving, high degree of accuracy, and able to work with confidential information

Work Conditions

  • Ability to work 20-25 hours per week, Monday – Friday
  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature.  Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, twisting, lifting, grasping, etc.

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

1. Please describe how a part-time Accounting Associate position fits into your career goals.


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Accounts Receivable Coordinator (TEMPORARY) - National Hockey League (New York, NY)

SUMMARY

The (temporary)  Accounts Receivable Coordinator's primary responsibilities include the processing of customer payments and performing collection activities on delinquent accounts, utilizing various proprietary A/R systems. Will also assist in cash receipt testing for Licensing system (Rightslogic) implementation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

The position will:

  • Process daily cash receipts for Consumer Products licensing royalties in Licensing system.
  • Process customer payments by recording wires, ACH and credit card receipts in accordance with company's policies and procedures.
  • Perform collections on delinquent accounts.
  • Resolve payment issues and discrepancies.
  • Assist with cash receipt testing for system implementation of new licensing system (RightsLogic).
  • Assist in monthly cash closing process including journal entry preparation.
  • Special projects and other departmental related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

The qualified candidate will have previous accounting and/or accounts receivable experience with a pleasant, customer service approach. Good analytical, interpersonal and problem solving skills essential for the role. They must have the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and assume responsibility for tasks assigned.  Must have strong organizational skills and be detail oriented.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills (verbal and written).  Must be familiar with MS Office Suite (particularly Excel).  Knowledge of Lawson (GL software) and Lotus Notes, a plus.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

1. This position is located in NYC. If necessary, are you able to relocate at your own cost? (THe NHL does not pay relocation fees)
2. Do you have the legal authorization to work in the United States?
3. What are your salary requirements for this position?
4. On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being the least) how would you rate your knowledge of Microsoft Excel?
5. Do you have knowledge of Lawson (GL Software)?
6. Do you have previous accounting and/or accounts receivable experience? If so, where did you gain this experience?
7. Do you understand this is a four month, temporary position?


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Finance: Controller/Director of Finance
Director, Tax - National Hockey League (New York, NY)

SUMMARY

Responsible for managing U.S., Canadian and International tax processes for all NHL related companies including tax planning, tax compliance and income tax returns. Position works closely with internal finance group as well as external tax consultants.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

The position will:

  • Manage preparation and timely filing of federal, international, state and provincial income tax returns for all corporate entities, including preparation and review of tax calculations and estimated tax provisions
  • Manage U.S., Canadian and international tax compliance, reporting and filing (VAT/GST, Sales & Use Tax, 1099’s 1042’s, T5’s, NR4’s etc.)
  • Coordinate tax audit support for all federal, international, state and provincial tax filings, including (i) working with tax consultants on preparation and review of tax correspondence and (ii) facilitating and overseeing the audits
  • Establish processes for evaluation of tax exposure and associated risk management
  • Research tax issues and develop and implement processes/solutions (i.e., international tax structure and transfer pricing)
  • Adhere to financial and tax reporting policies and procedures
  • Interface with finance and legal groups to address key issues related to tax accounting and planning
  • Work with finance staff to ensure that taxes are properly reflected in the corporate accounting and financial reporting and ensure that appropriate internal controls are in place to account for various taxes
  • Train relevant staff on tax best practices
  • Support all Club-League related tax matters

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years tax experience in public accounting (Big Four firms preferred) followed by several years in-house with a fast-growing global organization. A minimum of a BS in Accounting and a CPA: advanced degree in tax or law a plus.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in U.S. and Canadian tax matters as well as have good knowledge of international tax, including compliance and structuring.  Must have the ability to quickly understand and integrate business objectives with tax strategies, and effectively communicate tax requirements to senior management.  Must have an excellent problem solving ability; self-starter who can proactively identify potential problems and resourcefully develop solutions.  Should have strong written and verbal communication skills, be disciplined, organized and detail oriented and have strong project management and analytical skills. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

1. This position is located in NYC. If necessary, are you able to relocate at your own expense? (The NHL does not pay relocation fees)
2. Do you have the legal authorization to work in the United States?
3. What are your salary requirements for the position?
4. Do you have public accounting experience? If so, where?
5. Are you a CPA? Do you have any other tax related certifications?
6. How would you describe your level of experience in tax preparation, both domestic and international?
7. In your experience, have you ever implemented tax regulatory changes to your previous company? Provide an example?
8. How have you monitored the tax regulations to stay current?
9. How do you ensure your company is in compliance various tax regulations?


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Entertainment Finance Analyst - Prudential Center & New Jersey Devils (Newark, NJ)

Job Description 

Job Title: Entertainment Finance Analyst

Department: Entertainment Programming

Reports To: VP Entertainment Strategy

Position Summary:

The Entertainment Finance Analyst will spend the majority of their time preparing, refining, and tracking event financials and performing financial settlement for Prudential Center’s non-tenant events. The ideal candidate must possess superior organizational and time management skills with a proven ability to multi-task. He/she must also demonstrate strong independent reasoning and problem solving skills with the capability to think proactively. He/she should have a passion for the event & entertainment industry and seek to grow their knowledge of the music & live entertainment industry on an ongoing basis. The Entertainment Finance Analyst will work with a number of different internal & external departments on a regular basis, and will report directly to the VP Entertainment Strategy.

To be successful in this role, he/she must be self-motivated, even tempered, hard-working, organized, enthusiastic, and have strong customer service skills. This position reports to the VP Entertainment Strategy.

Devils Arena Entertainment, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend arena events & perform Prudential Center non-tenant event settlements;
  • Develop and prepare event pro-formas, budgets and forecasts;
  • Prepare post-event flash reports and P&L statements;
  • Prepare invoices, settlements, post-event flash reports and P&L statements relating to college basketball tenant;
  • Assist in the month end closing process as it relates to events: prepare settlement journal entries, recognize single event premium revenue and prepare event expense accruals;
  • Assist in reconciliation of event related balance sheet accounts;
  • Assess the financial impact of events, providing financial and analytical support to VP Entertainment Strategy;
  • Identify and evaluate potential opportunities for events (i.e., revenue maximization & optimization) and risk factors, as well as mitigation solutions;
  • Assist with contract compliance, tracking, execution of agreements, insurance, invoicing, deposits, etc.;
  • Develop ad hoc financial models & analyses as needed;
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by VP Entertainment Strategy.
  • Maintain master show files to include all essential event reports & relevant correspondence (settlement, marketing, insurance, contracts, etc.)

 

Educational Background Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Finance-oriented degree preferred;
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in an analytical/finance role;
  • Live Sports & Entertainment experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, including but not limited to nested formulas, pivot tables, lookup functions (no SQL or VBA knowledge required); F9 Experience a plus;
  • Must have flexibility to work late hours, early mornings and/or weekends as needed;
  • Must be self-directed, resourceful, and able to work independently;
  • Must be self-confident, resilient and possess a high energy level and enthusiasm;
  • Must be a strategic and critical thinker who is dynamic, forward thinking, extremely analytical and well organized;
  • Must possess a strong research background and be an “out-of-the-box-thinker”;
  • Must have the ability to rise to the challenge and provide the hard work necessary to succeed;
  • Must possess outstanding problem solving capabilities to address and resolve issues that face a growing enterprise;
  • Must have well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to a wide variety of audiences, demonstrating strong communication skills;
  • Must be comfortable with engaging in a variety of different communicative modes (verbal, non-verbal, and written);
  • Must be results and bottom-line oriented yet will possess sensitivity towards people and values;
  • Must have the ability and willingness to maintain an impeccable professional appearance;
  • Must have the ability to demonstrate uncompromised judgment and discretion with regard to interpersonal relationships;
  • Must have a strong sense of self-awareness and emotional intelligence;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and use utmost discretion when privy to sensitive information;
  • Must be a team player, both within own department and the company;
  • Must possess be able to manage their time and prioritize tasks with varying deadlines;
  • Must have a strong command of reasoned, measured decision-making based upon analyzing the pros and cons of each potential decision to be made.

Certifications

None required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Travel Requirements

May be required to travel on rare occasions (<5% travel); trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay for one or more nights.

Physical Demands

This position requires the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment

The incumbent primarily works in an office environment, however, is expected to attend events that may take place on weekends and holidays.

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

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree in a financial oriented field?
2. Do you have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in an analytical/financial role?
3. Do you have previous experience working in Sports & Entertainment?
4. Are you highly proficient in Microsoft Excel functions?


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