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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Assistant Controller - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)

Position Overview:

Under the direction of the Sr. Director of Finance/Controller, the Assistant Controller will supervise and oversee the accounting team, with a focus on financial and general ledger reporting.  Additionally, a substantial portion of this role will be spent managing and analyzing finance related projects and working closely with external teams to serve as a business partner for organizational goals and objectives. 

Responsibiilties:

  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.  Supervise the general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met and that the highest level of integrity is maintained.
  • Participates in the preparation of the monthly financial statements and reports.
  • Work with Financial Analyst and Staff Accountants to provide management with comparisons of budgets to actual income and expense items.
  • Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable. Fixed assets, retail inventory and cash management processes and supporting documentation for compliance with internal control and current company policy.
  • Review all account analysis and account reconcilements generated by staff taking corrective action where necessary.
  • Establish and maintain a reporting structure of asset acquisitions, and building improvements versus approved budget (capital budget reporting).
  • Establish and maintain a system of equipment inventory including logging, marking and records in conjunction with VP of Facility Operations.
  • Participate in the annual Budget preparation, analysis and reporting.
  • Performs cost analysis of projects and completed projects and determine variances.
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the team.
  • Focus of this position will be workflow process improvements to ensure timelier monthly closes and reporting.
  • Plan and coordinate the fiscal year-end audit with external audit firm.  Review schedules prepared by staff for thoroughness and completeness.
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
  • Responds to inquiries from the CFO, Sr.Director of Finance/Controller and other Team Leaders regarding financial results, special reporting requests and various projects.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed and ensure that there is an adequate level of cross training amongst the staff.
  • System Administrator on accounting ERP system.
  • Ad hoc financial analysis.

Qualifications:

Previous experience working for either a private or a public company of a significant size strongly preferred; strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to resolve moderately complex situations and issues; results oriented with ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with accounting, other departments and senior management; strong knowledge of Microsoft office with an intermediate to advanced level of Excel use. Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast -pace setting. Experience with Great Plains, FRX or other large automated accounting system a plus. Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word.  Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.  Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Financial Analyst - LA Clippers (Los Angeles, CA)

**Please include cover letter with your submission.  Submissions without cover letter will not be considered.**

JOB SUMMARY
Under the direction of the Director, FP&A, the position will provide financial forecasts, budgeting, planning, management reporting, accounting and analytical support.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Perform financial analysis and modeling as assigned (including modeling future operating performance metrics).
•Provide revenue forecasting, trend analysis on ticket sales and corporate partnerships.
•Compile, research, analyze and utilize LAC and NBA data to provide useful information to aid the organization in achieving its goals.
•Update and maintain comprehensive monthly and quarterly management reporting packages.
•Develop, update, and maintain existing databases and models that can be repeatedly used to gather various financial and statistical information.
•Assist with the preparation of materials to be used in management presentations.
•Assist in preparation of annual budget and rolling forecasts.
•Prepare pro forma analysis for upcoming events.
•Track and analyze key operating metrics.
•Support accounting staff as necessary.
•Performs other duties/projects as assigned. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
•Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or Business Administration from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•1-2 years’ experience as an analyst.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Strong analytical and financial skills.
•Ability to create and operate complex financial models.
•Working knowledge of corporate finance and accounting.
•Must be highly skilled in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and proficient in Word.
•High level of personal integrity and professional ethics.
•Excellent communication / presentation skills with all levels of management and employees in the organization.
•Knowledge of SQL a plus.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or Business Administration? YES or NO
2. Do you have at least 1 year experience as an analyst? YES or NO


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Staff Accountant - LA Clippers (Los Angeles, CA)

**Please include cover letter and salary history with your submission.  Submissions without a cover letter and salary history will not be considered.**

JOB SUMMARY
This position compiles and maintains account receivable and general ledger records by performing the following duties.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
•Process cash receipt transactions on a daily basis.
•Prepare invoices for billing.
•Maintain customer files, including all accounting and legal documents.
•Research and analyze problem invoices and follow up on inquiries.
•Prepare analysis and client status reports on a weekly basis and as required.
•Process NSF checks, credit card inquiries, and credit card chargebacks.
•Verify and report daily ticket sales and cash activity.
•Participate in the monthly close and annual audits
•Post journal entries related to (but not limited to) the sale of tickets, merchandise, internal merchandise, and parking.
•Provide support to department’s accountants and managers.
•Assist in preparing and distributing daily, weekly, and quarterly reports to management.
•Perform all work in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
•Reconcile balance sheet accounts. Reconcile all duties stated above to the general ledger.
•Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
•Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
•Various other projects and duties may be assigned as required.
•Performs other duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
•Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Accounting from a four-year college or university.
•Previous experience in sports or entertainment preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Must be well organized, able to multi-task, and detail-oriented.
•Strong interpersonal skills including ability to communicate effectively with a variety of contacts, including senior management and business associates.
•Sound judgment and decision making skills.
•Must be able to work a flexible and dynamic work schedule that accommodates the needs and demands of the stakeholders in regards to project requests.
•High level of personal integrity and professional ethics.
•Flexible and adaptable to changing business conditions.
•Must have the ability to work well in a team environment
•Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
•Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
•Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
•Ability to solve practical problems in a fast paced environment.
•In-depth working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Accounting software; knowledge of Ticketmaster software preferred.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting? YES or NO
2. What is your salary history?


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Accounting Manager - LA Clippers (Los Angeles, CA)

**Please include cover letter and salary history with your submission.  Submissions without a cover letter and salary history will not be considered.**

JOB SUMMARY
This position will assist the Controller with the development, interpretation, and implementation of complex financial and accounting concepts, reports, techniques for financial planning and internal controls, and maintenance of the general ledger.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
•Interpret financial policies, accounting theory, or financial regulations.
•Perform account reconciliations.
•Make entries to general ledger accounting system and perform account analysis on general ledger accounts.
•Track expenses and revenues vs. budget and analyze fluctuations.
•Assist with the Financial Statement and League mandated audits as well as any other external examinations that may occur during the year.
•Support key aspects of the annual audits (Team, Foundation, BRI/CFS, etc.), including preparation of audit schedules and compiling records.
•Stay current with FASB and its relevant pronouncements.
•Primary responsibilities include providing analysis and recommendations related to budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, statistical reports, cash flow projections, and variance analysis, including special projects.
•Analyze financial information to determine past, present, and future financial performance.
•Identify trends and recommends improvements.
•Make recommendations to management relative to cost savings or profit generation and profitability improvement strategies.
•Coordinate with all levels of the organization to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, new business activity, trended future requirements, and operating forecasts.
•Assist with ongoing improvement initiatives as related to the accounting, payroll, and financial reporting systems.
•Performs other duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
•Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics; CPA License strongly preferred.
•Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in public accounting. 
•Previous Big 4 experience strongly preferred.
•Previous experience in sports or entertainment preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Understanding of GAAP accounting principles, practices, and associated computer systems and interfaces.
•Experience with SOX 404 and a working knowledge of internal controls.
•Experience in analyzing business performance and developing financial plans.
•Must be well organized, able to multi-task, and detail-oriented.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially in MS Excel or comparable complex spreadsheets.
•Strong interpersonal skills including ability to communicate effectively with a variety of contacts, including senior management and business associates.
•Sound judgment and decision making skills.
•Must be able to work a flexible and dynamic work schedule that accommodates the needs and demands of the stakeholders in regards to project requests.
•High level of personal integrity and professional ethics.
•Flexible and adaptable to changing business conditions.
•Must have the ability to work well in a team environment

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have at least 2 years of public accounting experience? YES or NO
2. Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics? YES or NO
3. Do you have previous Big 4 firm experience? YES or NO
4. What is your salary history?


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