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Financial Analyst / Accountant

Endeavor

Atlanta, GA 04-30-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Main Purpose of Job

Financial Analyst/Accountant will be the key contact reporting the performance of multiple events and assisting in the event closeout process. The candidate must have a proactive and adaptive approach to work as well as a willingness and interest in understanding the nature of the business and the many factors affecting it.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• The role will support the Finance/Accounting Manager:
• Partner with P&L lead and Operations teams to support event finances.
• Support the P&L lead of each assigned event to ensure they have clear and concise information for decision making.
• Conduct quantitative analysis of operational and financial data, including monthly financial analysis, ongoing event projections, reforecasting, variance analysis, channel planning and product analysis.
• Identify, consolidate, and manage reporting data from multiple sources.
• Provide weekly variance analysis against budget, forecast, and prior year
• Support budget and forecast builds by summarizing actuals as a baseline to inform strategic planning discussions
• Flag potential risks and opportunities as necessary
• Perform month-end close activities, including but not limited to:
• Ensure the month end P&L and balance sheet are in line with forecast.
• Provide commentary to any variance to forecast.
• Coordinate with Operations to ensure appropriate Event Accruals are accounted for in compliance with GAAP standards.
• Ensure accuracy of accounting coding to report on actuals efficiently.
• Ensure weekly cash flow requests are accurate, complete, and communicated to management appropriately.
• Complete weekly ad hoc reports/projects as required.
• Will be occasionally required to work outside of standard working hours or on weekends at events

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and Experience

Mandatory
• Advanced Microsoft Office experience, particularly Microsoft Excel
• Strong experience in accounting, finance & budgeting

Desirable
• Event experience
• SAP/Netsuite accounting software knowledge
• CPA (or qualified through experience)

Skills and Abilities

Mandatory
• Ability to manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of precision.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience presenting analyses to management
• Eagerness to be resourceful
• Excellent planning & organizational skills to manage multiple projects & deadlines simultaneously; highly organized
• Process orientated and able to manage and reconcile large data sets in multiple company-wide systems
• Strong interpersonal skills, a collaborative nature, and a proactive approach to problem-solving; both as an individual contributor as well as a team player
• Strong focus on seeking efficiencies with attention to detail

Qualifications and Training

Mandatory
• Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field, or equivalent experience required

Desirable
• 1-2 years of relevant, professional experience
• Ideal background experience includes but is not limited to consulting, corporate FP+A, or accounting in the live event/media industry

Aptitude

Mandatory
• Critical Thinking
• Organization
• Problem-Solving Ability
• Communication / Interpersonal Skills

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6y8n9-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Endeavor

Who We Are:
On Location is a premium experience provider, offering world class hospitality, ticketing, curated guest experiences, live event production, and travel management across sports, entertainment, and fashion. From unrivaled access for corporate clients to guests looking for fully immersive experiences at marquee events, On Location is the premier and official service provider to over 150 iconic rights holders, such as the IOC (Paris 2024, Milano Cortina 2026, LA 2028), NFL, NCAA, UFC and PGA of America, and numerous musical artists and festivals. The company also owns and operates a number of unique and exclusive experiences, transforming the most dynamic live events into a lifetime of memories. On Location is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global sports and entertainment company.