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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Accountant - Detroit Red Wings (Detroit, MI)

Our Accountant will be responsible for managing the daily accounting and financial activities for the Little Caesars Amateur Sports Program (LCASP) and Ilitch Charities, including budgeting, financial projections, financial policies and procedures and internal financial analysis and reporting.  Provides input into the period end Business Unit reviews (BUR), generates and disseminates financial or ad hoc reports as needed.  

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Manage all financial activities, including capital and operating budgets (forecasting and reconciliation), bank reconciliations, disbursements, accounts payables and receivables, general ledger, etc.
  • Create and present information at monthly business unit reviews.
  • Maintain Fixed Assets including capitalization from construction process to property, plant and equipment.
  • Execute monthly and year-end financial close process.
  • Create and report against two-year capital and operating budgets.
  • Prepare financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts (cash, profit and capital) or other requested data.
  • Review and approve contracts, financial and operating agreements, purchase orders and expense reports in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Recommend and assist with the implementation of revenue enhancements and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Create and generate periodic or ad hoc reporting.
  • Recommend new or changes to corporate accounting policies and ensure compliance to corporate policies.

 

 Supplemental Job Functions:

  • Take the lead on migrating Ilitch Charities financial system from Quick Books to Infinium.
  • Will perform other financial analysis, benchmarking analysis as assigned by the VP of Corporate Relations.
  • Will assist in supporting fund raising events as assigned by the VP of Corporate Relations.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or related degree.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years accounting or finance experience including budgets, general ledger, bank reconciliations, accounts payable and receivable, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Proficiency with various accounting and reporting software programs (ERP, Oracle based programs, FRX, Crystal Reporting) or equivalent systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software with expertise in Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gather and analyze information.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex financial data to a non-technical audience.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, time-sensitive priorities with a results-oriented approach.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment-making ability and willingness to exhibit sound and accurate judgment in a timely manner.

  

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge & proficiency in Infinium or QuickBooks software.
  • Working knowledge or experience with amateur sports programs.
  • Knowledge or prior experience with non-profit entities.
  • Knowledge of Amateur Sports programs.
  • Knowledge of non-for-profit entities.

Ilitch Charities offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental and prescription coverage, 401k with company match, on-site child care, adoption benefits, free parking and exciting sports and entertainment perks!


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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, and 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 of Accounting experience in industry and/or public accounting, preferably in sports/entertainment.
  • Exposure to Florida Sales Tax preferred.
  • Experience in accounting system implementation
  • 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 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.
  • Assist in preparation of corporate tax returns.
  • Prepare Florida Monthly Sales Tax Return and reconcile Sales Tax Payable account.

Please send resume to: Attention: Human Resources, One Panther Parkway, Sunrise, and FL 33323 or fax your resume to (954) 835-7601 or e-mail to jobs@floridapanthers.com.

No phone calls please.


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
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: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
Accounts Payable Supervisor - Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils (Newark, NJ)

Prudential Center is a world-class sports and entertainment venue located in downtown Newark, New Jersey. Opened in October 2007, the state-of-the-art arena is the home of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall University’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball program, and more than 175 concerts, family shows and special events each year. Ranked in the Top 10 nationally by Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today, Prudential Center is recognized as one of the premier venues in the United States and around the world, and welcomes 1.75 million guests annually.

 

Position Summary:

Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils are seeking an experienced finance/accounting professional for an Accounts Payable Supervisor role.  The supervisor will perform a wide array of complex accounting tasks related to daily entries and monthly closing procedures.  The position will focus on the analysis, review and processing of Accounts Payable for the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center Arena.  The individual must be an independent thinker and assist the department in developing efficient accounting processes.

 

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable

  • Lead the implementation of web-based invoice and expense report system across Company departments
  • Manage system data feeds and exports to and from financial system
  • Review, research and reconcile departmental invoices
  • Route invoices to appropriate department heads for review and approval
  • Review invoices and expense reports for appropriate documentation and approval
  • Code invoices and expense reports and enter into accounting system for payment
  • Point of contact for post-implementation inquiries and troubleshooting
  • Input and maintain new vendors in accounting system
  • Maintain W9 Files and annual 1099 filing
  • Review and reconcile AP Aging Report
  • Make weekly payment selections in accordance with cash flow allowance
  • Respond to vendor inquiries and reconcile discrepancies
  • Respond to internal staff inquiries and provide vendor/business analysis as requested
  • Maintain AP reports, spreadsheets, and files

Other Duties

  • Account reconciliations and analysis

  • Prepare detailed account schedules

  • Prepare and input journal entries

  • Assist with external audits, including various state tax audits and year-end audits

  • Assist in the processes which ensure accurate & timely financial reporting

  • Other projects on an as needed basis

    Educational Background Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in Accounting or related field

  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in Corporate Accounting or Finance

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office products, specifically with strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics SL (Solomon) or similar accounting software preferred
  • Knowledge of Chrome River or similar web-based, document management platforms preferred
  • Must be energetic and eager to learn with a team mindset
  • Must be accurate and efficient, with the ability to manage time and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Must be a strategic and critical thinker who is dynamic, forward thinking, extremely analytical and well organized
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form
  • Must maintain professionalism at all times and be comfortable and capable of working with all levels of management

 

Certifications

Not 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

This position generally requires that work be performed from the Prudential Center/New Jersey Devils offices, but attendance at events taking place in the arena or offsite, including on weekends and/or holidays, may be required.


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

Prudential Center is a world-class sports and entertainment venue located in downtown Newark, New Jersey. Opened in October 2007, the state-of-the-art arena is the home of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall University’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball program, and more than 175 concerts, family shows and special events each year. Ranked in the Top 10 nationally by Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today, Prudential Center is recognized as one of the premier venues in the United States and around the world, and welcomes 1.75 million guests annually.

 

Position Summary:

Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils are seeking an Accountant who will report to our Accounting Manager.  The position will focus on the analysis, review and processing of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable for the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center Arena.  The individual must be an independent thinker and assist the department in developing efficient accounting processes. 

 

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable

  • Manage and analyze invoices and expense reports in web-based, document management platform for appropriate documentation and approval
  • Review, research and reconcile departmental invoices
  • Route invoices to appropriate department heads for review and approval
  • Review invoices and expense reports for appropriate documentation and approval
  • Execute and analyze AP Aging Report weekly or by request
  • Manage and maintain W9 Files and annual 1099 filing
  • Respond to vendor/internal staff inquiries
  • Manage and maintain AP reports, spreadsheets, and files
  • Process vendor checks

Accounts Receivable

  • Review, analyze and record daily & weekly ticket sales
  • Review and analyze sponsorship and premium contracts and create corresponding invoices
  • Post payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions
  • Create miscellaneous invoices as requested
  • Run AR Aging report for analysis, track payments, collect delinquent payments

Other Duties

  • Account reconciliations and analysis
  • Prepare detailed account schedules
  • Prepare and input journal entries
  • Assist with external audits, including various state tax audits and year-end audits
  • Assist with processes which ensure accurate & timely financial reporting
  • Ad-hoc projects on an as needed basis

Educational Background Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in Accounting or related field

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office products, specifically with strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics SL (Solomon) or similar accounting software preferred
  • Knowledge of Chrome River or similar web-based, document management platforms preferred
  • Must be energetic and eager to learn with a team mindset
  • Must be accurate and efficient, with the ability to manage time and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Must be a strategic and critical thinker who is dynamic, forward thinking, extremely analytical and well organized
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form
  • Must maintain professionalism at all times and be comfortable and capable of working with all levels of management

 

Certifications

Not 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

This position generally requires that work be performed from the Prudential Center/New Jersey Devils offices, but attendance at events taking place in the arena or offsite, including on weekends and/or holidays, may be required.


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