Controller

  MLB Franchise
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 09/17/20

Job Summary

This role must be able to capture, process, report, and explain the impact of key transactions promptly and accurately. The role will require strong technical financial skills and excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including the team, Executive Team and Major League Baseball. 

 
Responsibilities:

  • Leadership of all aspects of accounting.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements.

  • Manage, supervise and develop a finance and accounting staff as well as providing outstanding leadership and guidance to the wider executive team and department heads.  

  • Ensure the team delivers the highest standard of departmental, cross-departmental, and cross-organization teamwork and customer service.

  • Develop team goals that fully align with the organization’s goals and objectives.

  • Provide coaching, guidance and support, set professional development plans to assist employees to reach their full potential through the performance management process.

  • Maintain strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Responsible for the development and management of the Key Performance Indicators for the business, ensuring accurate reporting and working closely with heads of department and project leaders to develop these.

  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Maximizes return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems

  • Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors.

  • Ensure adequate accounting support is provided on home game days for the Ticketing, Marketing, and the Corporate Sales departments.

  • Oversee the administration and enhancement (including implementation, where applicable) of all finance/accounting systems, such as the Company's enterprise resource planning, procurement.

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the Club’s financial risk profile.

  • Ensure that work processes and initiatives are undertaken in a fiscally, legally and operationally responsible manner and are subject to review and/or audit on a regular basis

  • Construct and monitor reliable control, cost management and analysis systems.

  • Ensure that the Club complies with all regulatory requirements.

  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
 


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