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Finance: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
Staff Accountant- NY Rangers - Madison Square Garden Company (New York, NY)

Madison Square Garden is seeking a Staff Accountant to support the NY Rangers. The ideal candidate would be a 2-3 year associate coming out of a Big 4 or public accounting organization that is looking to transition into the private side of accounting. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and grow working within a great team and work environment. 

Key skills and qualifications

Coordinate Accounts Payable processing – review invoices, expense reports and wire transfers to ensure proper accounting treatment (coding) and business unit approval. Ensure timely and accurate payment of expenses.  Prepare invoice batches for submission to Corporate Accounts Payable.
Maintain a register of all cash and check receipts and coordinate deposits with the box office and / or corporate finance. 
Prepare monthly reconciliation of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable to general ledger.
Prepare post-game statistical reports – internal and external, (NHL).
Prepare departmental account detail on a seasonal basis.
Update log of daily NHL roster movement.
Coordinate month end close documentation.
Complete special projects as designated.
Coordinate suites A/R – invoice processing and related reporting.

Please note: Applying for this positon is a two-step process. In order to be considered for this position you must complete both steps.

STEP 1: Complete this application (including cover letter and resume) by clicking "Apply for this position" below.

STEP 2: After completing Step 1, you will receive a link a link to complete your application. Your application will NOT be considered until you have followed the link to apply directly through the Rangers career website.


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Finance: Payroll
Payroll Manager - Nashville Predators (Nashville, TN)

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

• In connection with the Payroll Director, responsible for processing payroll for the Nashville Predators, Bridgestone Arena and Ford Ice Center employees and player payroll for the Nashville Predators and its affiliate clubs. This process includes the following: being responsible for submitting payroll deductions to appropriate authorities in a timely manner (i.e. garnishments, player fines and dues, 401K contributions, etc.) inputting new hire information into the payroll system, reviewing the time management system for accuracy, tracking movement of team players (reviewing contracts and keeping track of schedules), forwarding payroll data electronically to Ultimate Software, and review and reconcile processed payroll

• Manage Ultimate Software system to include day to day maintenance, system issues, employee inquiry assistance & resolution, as well as acting as primary liaison with Ultimate, with primary responsibility for management of that relationship

 • Understand various states’ income tax regulations and track players/personnel who participate in these states

• Oversee time management system for all staff. This includes maintaining the system integrity and validation of time management accruals. Make weekly visits to Ford Ice Center to ensure system is being utilized correctly. Work with managers to ensure hourly staff time is being accurately approved and submitted. This also includes working with staff and managers to ensure that the Ulti-Pro system is used for PTO requests and approvals

• Manage workers compensation process for staff and players. Work closely with team trainers to ensure claims are filed, appointments are set, physician inquiries are resolved, employee job description/compensation information is completed and forwarded (when necessary), and billing and policies are reviewed. Work with insurers and other third parties related to all claims. Track expenses and process payments related to claims that we pay directly

• Oversee ticket, suite and sales commission reporting by working closely with sales managers, CFO and Payroll Director to ensure staff commissions are accurate and timely for each payroll processing

• Assist Director of Payroll with weekly VOE’s (via phone and fax) for staff and players and process garnishment calculations for compliance

• Ensure compliance with and keep abreast of payroll updates as well as changes in federal and state wage and hour laws, corresponding with service bureaus and agencies as required. Ongoing self-audit of function as preparedness for compliance with requirements for internal and external audits

• Prepare and participate in all payroll and HR audit activities, including but not limited to workers compensation, 401K retirement, and league audits. Coordinate data, create reports, work with auditor on payroll register inquiries, and maintain timeline to ensure accuracy and completion of each

• Assist Director of Payroll in reviewing and reconciling quarterly tax filings and annual reports, W-2’s and other employee statements

• Work closely with Human Resources Director and broker on monthly and yearly ACA reporting

• Schedule and conduct periodic employee and manager payroll/HR system trainings/updates to ensure understanding and utilization of Ulti-Pro system

• Create reports in HR/payroll system as needed by management (i.e.- turnover/term, EEO, league data, benefit reporting) and provide insightful, accurate and timely reporting on operational matters, analyzing trends and alerting the SVP of Human Resources of insights

• Communicate actively with all departments to review and monitor cross-departmental impacts of processes

• Creation of report to be used to reconcile payroll to the general ledger, with an ongoing responsibility to utilize the report created for each payroll, identifying and explaining variances and resolving discrepancies

• Critically review and analyze payroll, benefit and tax procedures in order to suggest changes leading to best-practices operation

• Work closely with HR Director on any status changes, leave activities, etc.

• Work closely with hockey operations to manage payroll activity and provide assistance at annual training camp to ensure player payroll forms are distributed, signed, copied and filed appropriately

• Responsible for updating employee profiles in payroll/HR system

• Primary HR resource for affiliate entity Ford Ice Center, dealing with employee issues of all types

• Cross-train with/serve as backup for HR Director

• Perform other duties as assigned by SVP of HR and Director of Payroll

Minimum Requirements:

• SIGNIFICANT EXPERIENCE / EXPERTISE WITH ULTIMATE SOFTWARE / ULTI-PRO PAYROLL SYSTEM IS A MUST; CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT MEET THIS QUALIFICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

• College degree in accounting or related field

• 4-6 years of relevant experience working in a payroll department

• 2-3 years of relevant experience in human resources

• Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information strictly confidential

• Proficient in all Microsoft programs (Excel, Word and Access)

• Familiarity with general accounting principles

• Excellent organizational and time management skills required

• Respond to worker’s compensation issues as needed in the evenings and weekends


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Senior Accountant – General Ledger - New Jersey Devils/Prudential Center (Newark, NJ)

Summary:  Position is responsible for assisting Accounting Team Management with daily entries and monthly closing procedures.  The position will specifically focus on General Ledger accounting for all entities including two charitable organizations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain monthly account reconciliations
  • Provide support before and during yearly financial audit
  • Prepare detailed account schedules
  • Prepare and maintain monthly journal entries for multiple entities
  • Fixed Asset Analysis
  • Ad Hoc Accounting Projects
  • Entries for two charitable organizations
  • Assist in the processes which ensure accurate & timely financial reporting
  • Establish best practices for balance sheet reconciliation procedures; provide training of same to staff accountants
  • Research significant and/or unusual activity, and propose correcting journal entries to management
  • Support special projects such as IRS audits, City and State audits, League audits
  • Perform data verification, including inter-company monitoring
  • Manage cross-departmental special projects including real estate, tax, and treasury components

Qualifications Required:

  • CPA Preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Preferred 3 years professional accounting experience with public accounting firm
  • Strong familiarity with basic GAAP fundamentals
  • Proficient in Windows with strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics SL (Solomon) or similar accounting software preferred
  • Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines
  • Capable of working with all levels of management
  • Knowledge of ticketing preferred

 


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Finance: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable - New Jersey Devils/Prudential Center (Newark, NJ)

Summary:  Position is responsible for assisting Accounting Team Management with daily entries and monthly closing procedures.  The position will focus on the processing of Accounts Payable for the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center Arena.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Accounts Payable

  • Review invoices and expense reports for appropriate documentation and approval
  • Code invoices and expense reports and enter into accounting system for payment
  • Print and mail checks to vendors
  • Maintain W9 Files
  • Input new vendors into accounting system
  • Answer vendor inquiries
  • Maintain AP reports, spreadsheets, and files
  • Run AP Aging Report weekly or by request

Other Duties

  • Account reconciliations and analysis
  • Prepare detailed account schedules
  • Prepare and input journal entries
  • Assist in the processes which ensure accurate & timely financial reporting
  • Other projects on an as needed basis

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in Accounting or related field
  • Proficient in Windows with strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics SL (Solomon) or similar accounting software preferred
  • Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines
  • Capable of working with all levels of management

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Finance: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
Accounts Receivable Coordinator - Olympia Entertainment & Detroit Red Wings (Detroit, Mi)

The accounts receivables coordinator is responsible for ensuring proper review, timely processing and communications of all billing and the collection thereof, in accordance with Olympia Entertainment and Uptown Entertainment’s policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities: 
•    Provide customers with accurate and timely invoices, statements and schedules
•    Respond effectively to customer inquiries in a timely fashion.  Research and respond to all billing inquiries, discrepancies and adjustments
•    Communicate all issues and/or disputes to operating departments and supervisors
•    Contact customers when their invoices are falling beyond terms
•    Make collection calls, e-mail, fax and write dunning letters during collections process
•    Assist customers in resolving invoicing or payment problems
•    Maintain an efficient collection process to include an organized filing and tracing system, issue demand letters, monitor returned checks and chargebacks, perform collection calls and prepare bad debt write-offs.
•     Identify delinquent customers that may require outside agency assistance to collect
•    Monitor and prepare financial reports in accordance with the company’s requirements meeting various due dates; i.e., month end aging reports, etc.
•    Keep supervisor informed of any unusual events and/or deviations of policies or procedures.
•    Maximize productivity, identify problem areas, and assist in finding and implementing solutions.
•    Inform supervisor of slow paying customer/vendors and recommend offset/contra settlements as necessary.  Research and recommend accounts for bad debt write off
•    Run credit cards for customer payments
•    Run credit card reports to balance with Bank deposits
•    Manage outstanding accounts receivable. Resolve outstanding balances, resubmit claims and provide necessary information to support prompt payment
•    Follow up on outstanding accounts receivable, focus on maintaining aged receivables within 90 days outstanding. This includes researching aged account reports and processing problematic EOBs
•    Write and update departmental policies, procedures, and work instructions
•    Manage monthly & quarterly reconciliations of A/R Summary reporting and Bad Debt Analysis
•    Ensure all A/R month-end deadlines are met to supporting the 7 day close objective
•    Manage monthly processes of posting A/R adjustments, spreads, unapplied cash, and write-offs to customer accounts 
•    Responsible to reconcile, review and approve general ledger accounts assigned to Accounts Receivable 
•    Monitor the status of accounts receivable and report to management the financial impact of activities (both negative and positive)
•    Balance accounts receivable sub ledger to the general ledger
•    Supports all internal audits
•    Supports all external audits 
•    Support and/or initiate special projects
•    Validate payments on account and open client issues as part of the commission payment process.

Supplemental Job Functions:
•    Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Associates degree in accounting, finance, business or related field
•    Minimum two years of relevant 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
•    Strong communication and customer service abilities 
•    Strong ability to understand and translate customer contracts into billing cycles
•    Demonstrated proficiency with MS Excel
•    Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
•    Detail oriented – ability to keep accurate and detailed accounting records
•    Highly organized, self-directed business style, with strong ability to prioritize
•    Good understanding of accounting controls, A/R processes as well as reconciling GL accounts
•    Ability to manage multiple projects at once
•    Self-motivated and able to work under pressure with minimal supervision

Preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities:
•    Experience working in the sports and entertainment industry

Working Conditions:
•    Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
•    Frequent visual/auditory attention
•    Must be able to sit for extended periods

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: Accounting/Finance other
General Ledger Accountant - Olympia Entertainment & Detroit Red Wings (Detroit, Mi)

To provide general accounting support to the organization including but not limited to preparing and posting journal entries, reconciling accounts, month-end closing, budgeting, and annual auditing. 

Key Responsibilities: 
•    Analyzes various general ledger accounts and reconciles deferred revenue, prepaid accounts, and other accounts
•    Process all accounts receivable credit memos and serve as back up for the Accounts Receivable Coordinator including month end close
•    Process accounts payable and serve as back up for the Accounts Payable Supervisor including processing checks and month end close
•    Process and complete daily cash deposits
•    Creates daily sales entries for the Tobacco Shop, Fox Concessions, Fox Suites and Fox Merchandise
•    Creates daily, monthly or event based sales entries and other miscellaneous accounting entries for account reconciliation and reporting purposes
•    Participates in the monthly close process including preliminary review of financial statements, preparation and posting of adjusting journal entries, and explanation of budget to actual variances
•    Assists in preparation of annual budget through analysis of accounts, researching data, and compiling reports
•    Assist in recording private events
•    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
•    Act in accordance with corporate accounting policies and procedures; recommend new ideas or changes to current policies and procedures as needed
•    Ensure proper cash handling procedures and controls through established systems
          
Supplemental Job Functions:
•    Perform various duties as assigned by management including special projects, cross train with other employees for back-up coverage and assist in accounting support.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
•    Minimum of four years 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
•    Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
•    Strong problem solving and analytical skills
•    Ability to understand processes and coordinates the process within the accounting rules
•    Strong attention to detail
•    High level of resourcefulness, initiative, and good judgment setting priorities and handling multiple tasks simultaneously
•    Proficiency in spreadsheet software applications

Preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities:
•    Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
•    Experience and or knowledge within the sports and entertainment industry
•    Experience with AS400 and Infinium

Working Conditions:
•    Frequent visual/auditory attention
•    Exposure to moderate noise level


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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