DIRECTOR OF FINANCE- VIRGINIA - OAK VIEW GROUP FACILITIES - Closing date 29 Jul 2021
Fredericksburg, VA, USA
OVG Facilities, a division of the Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and event programming company built on the foundation of truly putting our clients first. Founded in 2015 by Irving Azoff, Tim Leiweke, OVG Facilities has one simple goal—to provide venues customized services that produce results. Our services are unrivaled and designed to deliver unprecedented results.
Our approach to operating and booking venues is unapparelled. Maintaining a focus on booking and creating premium content that promises to deliver a unique guest experience is what drives our team. The depth of our resources, industry experience and relationships are unmatched throughout the industry. Our team looks forward to capitalizing on our resources to help clients achieve their goals and obtain unparalleled results.
The Director of Finance is a member of the senior management team for OVG Facilities. We are looking for a proactive, driven, and collaborative professional who will be responsible for helping establish the financial infrastructure and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department.
The Director of Finance must be detail-oriented and have a passion for rolling up his/her sleeves. The culture at OVG 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
Development and maintenance of accounting policies, procedures, and checklists
Preparation of monthly financial statements and management reports.
Projecting event deals, actual event P&L's, analysis, and "settlement" of shows on the night of events
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
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
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
Be a business partner with other departments ensuring financial success of the venue
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
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and ambiguous environment; handle multiple tasks with the ability to re-prioritize and shift priorities quickly
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
Minimal Travel (40% travel): Travel between venues will be required. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights
Must be able to work a flexible schedule inclusive of weekends, nights and holidays as required
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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