Manager - Finance

Live Nation - Anaheim, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


Job Summary:
Who are we?

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide. Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 30,000 shows and 95+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 900 brands with the 86 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

Who are you?

Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Entertainment, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on!

The Role:
Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of HOB Club Venue accounting department, which includes but is not limited to; cash management, accounts payables, show flashing, month-end close process, forecasting, daily revenue auditing, office maintenance and supply. Directly responsible for the management of all accounting hourly positions; Income Auditor and Cashiers. Also responsible for maintaining and upholding all financial policies and procedures. Reports to and assists the National Accounting Director.

Responsibilities:
I. Responsible (directly or through supervision of staff member) for all aspects of accounting and finance at the venue level

Month-end close process
Show Flashing
Balance sheet maintenance
Forecasting
Daily Revenue reconciliation
Accounts Payable
Cash management and procedures
Operational management support
Tax and license maintenance
Band Payment processes
Office management and supply
Accounts receivables
Vendor and Guest relations
Foundation Membership processes
Manage and supervise lead auditor, cashiers, and purchasing managers
Responsible for cash room, safe, and lock boxes
Oversee accounts payable, including approvals, coding, input and review for accuracy and correctness. Match invoices to purchase orders.
Responsible for daily sales and cash reconciliation. Research and explain any variance
Prepare and issue daily flash, comp report, weekly cost of sales and weekly labor report, profit and loss forecasting including maintenance of checkbook accounting process. Ensure accuracy of all reports.
Provide information as needed to home office club accounting for period close.
Review period end GL detail with department heads
Preparation of monthly tax return
Oversee all local and state audits of club books and records
Track and collect accounts receivable
Oversee physical inventory counts. Actively participate in physical inventory, minimum one inventory per period, review actual to perpetual and explain variance.
Review and provide input to Talent Buyer forecasting in the MIDAS system
Preparation of fiscal operations and financial plan for respective club
Responsible for weekly update and reforecast of Present View annual forecasting model based on actual and updated information
Rollout of new financial procedures and systems in respective club
Responsible to train and develop operations managers in the “Essentials of Finance”.
Recognize, identify and execute profit enhancement opportunities
Assist with special projects as assigned
II. Responsible for adherence to Company Policy and Procedures, financial and operational financial controls

III. Analysis and Special projects as requested by home office controller / General Manager

Competencies and Skills Required:
Competency Title

Skills

Analysis and Decision Making

Advanced MS Office Skills

Building Trust

Advanced managerial finance

Interpersonal Skills

Workers Compensation knowledge

Planning and Organization

Communication

Information Monitoring

Action Orientation

Building Partnerships

Qualifications:
Required:
5 year experience with a strong background in accounting
3 years Accounts Payable experience
2-3 years experience in Staff management
Cash management background
Able to communicate and interact well with executive level management

Software requirements (PC Windows based):
Very strong Excel skills
Experience with national-level integrated General Ledger software system (Oracle)
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
2-4 years experience in all aspects of accounting
Flexible Schedule (days/nights, weekends, and holidays)
Tolerance of all cultures, music and art forms

Preferred:
food/beverage accounting experience
CPA preferred
Advanced business degree
Hospitality experience

Physical Demands/Working Environment:
Working environment is fast-paced and often loud and stressful
Position requires extended periods of prolonged standing, bending, stooping, reaching, and telephonic communications
Must be able to lift or move up to 25 lbs using proper lifting techniques
If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at www.livenationentertainment.com/careers to join the Live Nation Entertainment team today!

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Live Nation Entertainment strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Live Nation Entertainment recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation Entertainment may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.