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Strategic Finance Business Partner - New Jersey Devils (Newark, NJ)

The New Jersey Devils/Prudential Center is looking to fulfill the role of Strategic Finance Business Partner. This position will work closely with the Finance Director and CFO and have a dual set of responsibilities.  A business systems-based component of the role will encompass full ownership of all financial reporting systems aggregating/mapping financials, billings, HR data and non-financial metrics reporting across all areas of the business including ticket sales, sponsorship sales, arena operations and more.  Additionally, a strategic finance scope will include managing budgets, forecasts and monthly financial and metrics analyses for specific segments of the portfolio. Sports and Entertainment experience required; financial planning and analysis experience a must.

Responsibilities – Business Systems Scope:

·   Design and manage templates for regular financial and metrics status reporting

·   Design and manage templates for P&L structures mapping to general ledger based chart of accounts

·   Extract and manipulate data from multiple business systems into an aggregated cube environment

·   Work closely with business managers of these functions regarding consistent reporting and best practices

·   Liaise with IT and finance teams in order to bridge business and technical  requirements

·   Ad hoc reporting

Responsibilities – Strategic Finance Partner Scope:

·   Annual Budget generation, Quarterly forecasting

·   Bi-weekly Revenue Forecasting

·   Monthly Accounting Close

·   Sales Commission Review

·   Revenue and expense driver analysis

·   Quarterly Operating Reviews

·   Invoice and T&E Review and Approval

·   Human Resources - Headcount-Payroll Reconciliation

·   Capital Expenditure tracking


·   5+ years in a finance role in the sports and entertainment industry

·   Proficiency in financial reporting systems and OLAP environments (Oracle, Great Plains, MSG)

·   Proficiency in managing databases, manipulating and aggregating data

·   Advanced excel skills, including pivot tables and macro writing

·   The ability to apply technology to business initiatives/ influence strategic direction

·   Strong work ethic and proven finance track record

·   Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong detail orientation and organization skills, ability to multi-task and work well under deadline pressure, self-motivation and good interpersonal skills are all musts

About our organization:

Prudential Center is a world-class sports and entertainment destination and proud home to the 3-time Stanley Cup Champions, the New Jersey Devils.  Opened in 2007, the state-of-the-art Pru Center has had a record-breaking 2014, attracting the world’s biggest stars, in addition to hosting Seton Hall basketball, family shows and concerts.  Considered one of the world’s best arenas by Venues Today magazine, we are committed to delivering an unparalleled sports and entertainment experience for our guests, fans and partners and transforming the communities we serve.  To realize our vision of innovation and excellence, we are dedicated to attracting the best talent in the industry…are you ready to be challenged?

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits which include medical, dental, life and disability insurance and a 401(k) plan. Equal Opportunity Employer

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