Objective: Perform office and game day duties. Supports accounting department staff and provides hands-on assistance to the variance departments. The ideal candidate will have excellent organization, problem solving, attention to detail, proficient in working with numbers, and high level of accuracy. Must possess ability to maintain confidentiality of financial information and work well in a team environment.
Job Summary: This part-time position will be 20-25 hours per week. Game day responsibilities will fluctuate around 6pm-11pm. Non-game day hours are flexible between Mon-Fri 8am-6pm.
Game Day Duties
Distribute accurate banks
Count multiple drops during game
Maintain various documents
(location: American Airlines Center in Dallas)
Assist Accounting Manager with event data
Post journal entries
Reconcile balance sheet accounts
Researching and resolving problems
General and administrative duties as needed
(location: Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco)
Minimum 2 years college concentrated in Accounting
1-2 years’ experience
Understanding and experience with supporting documentation and schedules
Problem solving skills and a desire to meet deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain professional demeanor and work with people at all levels internally and externally.
Objective: Performs high-level accounting functions, detailed analysis, and hands-on assistance to the variance departments.
Job Summary: Responsible for assisting in the timely and accurate preparation and analysis of monthly financial statement.
Analysis of the ticket cap report and proper recording of deferred revenue.
Balance intercompany and clearing accounts.
Oversight of all accruals.
Tracking of COC interactions.
Recognition of broadcast and NHL revenue.
Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
Provide auditors with requested information and schedules.
Assist with budgeting process.
Other special projects, as assigned.
Bachelors in Accounting.
3-5 years experience.
A strong understanding of GAAP.
Problem solving skills and a desire to meet deadlines.
Physical Demands and Working Environment:
This is a fast-paced office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be 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.
* This job description does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities. Other tasks and duties may be assigned as needed.
Senior Staff Accountant - Florida Panthers Hockey Club (Sunrise, FL)
TITLE: Senior Staff Accountant
STATUS: Full-Time, Salaried, and Exempt
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.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university required.
Minimum of 4 years of Accounting experience in industry and/or public accounting, preferably in sports/entertainment.
Exposure to Florida Sales Tax preferred.
Experience in accounting system implementation
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.
Perform monthly close, including all relevant journal entry preparation.
Prepare monthly account analysis (balance sheet and P&L), including variance analysis to budget/forecast.
Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements.
Depreciation analysis and fixed asset roll forward review and audit.
Manage the company’s ancillary revenue streams (i.e. Parking, Concessions, etc.)
Maintain yearly Suite and Club schedule.
Assist with budget preparation.
Develop and administer accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP.
Assist in the completion of the company’s yearly audit.
Manager of Finance, Consumer Products Licensing - National Hockey League (New York, NY)
This position will manage all phases of accounting, budgeting and financial analysis for the NHL's consumer products licensing activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
The Manager of Finance, Consumer Products Licensing will:
Manage all phases of accounting, budgeting and financial analysis for the NHL's consumer products licensing activities.
Be the point person for licensee reporting and payment issues. Responsible for reviewing contractual compliance of revenue reported and resolving discrepancies with NHL account executive(s) and licensees.
Manage communication processes with licensees regarding outstanding royalty statements and payments, and resolve issues that arise.
Be responsible for managing financial relationship with third party participants, including calculating and remitting monies due to them, per their participation agreements.
Manage and oversee licensee audit program, including coordinating audit scheduling with outside audit group, analyzing and reviewing audit reports and following up on issues identified.
Reconcile sub-ledger to ledger on a monthly basis, including cash, revenue, and accounts receivable.
Manage licensing open accounts receivable report; review it monthly with NHL account executives and liaise with Accounts Receivable analyst.
Prepare support for year-end financial statement audits and resolve any audit questions.
Assist in the implementation of the new royalty system, including finalizing management reporting, on-boarding of licensee to the extranet, and migrating Premium licenses onto the system.
Special projects, including preparation of ad-hoc analysis as needed.
The ideal candidate will have an accounting or Finance degree from a 4 year college or university and 5 or more years of experience, including work with financial aspects of consumer products licensing and/or royalties. They should have extensive working knowledge of revenue recognition, accounting processes, and accounts receivable cycle. Must have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, including inquiries from numerous account executives. Experience with licensing accounting a must.
The qualified candidate will be disciplined, organized and detail oriented with commitment to accuracy on all tasks. They will have strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written skills. Must be proficient in MS Excel (pivot tables, sumif formulas, Vlookup, etc). Prior experience with implementing a royalty system and/or experience with RightsLogic (RSG Media) a plus. CPA or MBA, a plus.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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 right to work in the United States?
3. What are your salary requirements for this position?
4. Do you have 5+ years of Finance experience with consumer products licensing and/or royalties? If so, where did you obtain this experience?
5. Do you have a Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting or Finance?
6. Are you a CPA?