Director of Finance

  Entertainment & Sports Facilities Company
  Southeast Region
  Posted/Updated: 07/26/21

Job Summary

The Director of Finance must be detail-oriented and have a passion for rolling up his/her sleeves. The culture at this company supports those who possess a broad and strategic business perspective with a demonstrated tactical ability. This individual should possess a passion for the sports and entertainment industry, support team-first collaboration, and be able to adapt to a continually evolving business environment. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Ensuring data integrity and accuracy
  • Preparing the budget and monthly financial forecasts
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and management reports.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Oversee the revenue and expense recognition process that follows contract terms and GAAP
  • Lead with the annual GAAP audit
  • Lead other special projects as requested by leadership
  • Monitors compliance with all provisions of the management contract
  • Maintains contact with Risk Management Department and Insurance broker for coordination of appropriate coverage
  • Oversee payroll and HR functions in the venue  
  • Requirements
  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university 
  • CPA or MBA a plus 
  • 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience in public accounting and/or financial management at a supervisory level or as department head
  • Venue/Live Entertainment Industry experience is preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Willing to work nights and weekends as required
  • Extensive knowledge of general and cost accounting
  • Superior Excel skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly, open to change and enjoy the challenge of unfamiliar tasks
  • Written/Oral communications - ability to speak and write clearly and concisely, get messages across that have the desired effect
  • Experience with Paylocity payroll, and Net Suite accounting system preferred


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