Jul 22, 2021

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE- VIRGINIA - OAK VIEW GROUP FACILITIES - Closing date 29 Jul 2021

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  • Fredericksburg, VA, USA
Full time Finance Directing

Job Description

Description
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.
Position Summary:
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
 
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
  • 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
Working Conditions: 
  • 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.

Job Questions:

  1. What size budgets have you worked with, and what do you find challenging about budgeting?

  2. Why are you leaving your current role?

  3. What are some long-range objectives that you developed in your last job? What did you do to achieve them?


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