Contract Job

Accountant

Live Nation

Remote / Virtual 09-26-2022
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
LN Concerts, Project Accountant

WHO ARE YOU?

A relationship driven individual who is passionate about live music and the future of marketing. You work well in a collaborative, fast paced environment and are excited about the future of live event marketing. You are an excellent communicator and relationship builder and develop and maintain strong professional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. You are a partner to our client and artist teams, not an order taker - you help advise and collaborate with them to balance priorities and ensure we are developing the best marketing plans to achieve their goals. You are adept at translating client and artist needs into actionable insights and can clearly communicate with internal teams to deliver marketing plans that meet their goals. You have a keen attention to detail, and you are adept at balancing multiple projects at the same time. You are a self-starter, and you see things through to completion - no job is too big or too small. You are passionate about music and being part of a team that connects fans to the artists they love.

THE JOB

The Project Accountant will assist the Director of Project Finance to oversee finance operations for Live Nation's destination events. This role will oversee day-to-day & event to event payments, processes, and reconciliation. Ideal candidates should be organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to work as part of a team. This candidate will join our expert team of passionate travel and music lovers. We produce intimate and exclusive experiences where everyone is a VIP and no detail is overlooked.

WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO
• Work with multiple event budgets at once, while organizing expenses for all events
• Manage season cash flow document for operations including post-event reconciliation
• Lead the allocation of expenses across all destination events
• Support the Director of Project Finance in day to day accounting procedures
• Maintain clean and organized coding of all expenses
• Work with department heads to ensure large expenses are being allocated properly across all programs
• Build department budget breakouts
• Ability to quickly learn Company expense coding, event allocations, and financial policies
• Submit event payments
• Collect necessary vendor and payment information for each vendor
• Ensure invoices are received and paid on time
• Maintain communication with each department to gather information on upcoming payments to properly forecast expenses
• Assist in forecasting cash spending on-site
• Review and approve expense reports and Emburse card reports for all departments daily on-site
• Support in the settlement process for each show
• Daily on-site cash float reconciliation
• Daily on-site Emburse card monitoring and reconciliation
• Ensure on-site accountants are entering Emburse/float reports into Certify/Quickbooks
• Ensure all receipts are loaded into dropbox daily

WHAT THIS PERSON WILL BRING
• 2-3 years of experience with event financials
• Proficiency in accounting software
• Excellent oral and written communication
• Strong excel skills
• Strong aptitude for math
• Strong analytical skills
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in accounting or finance
• Ability to provide leadership, prioritize, organize, motivate, problem solve, delegate, follow up, and communicate
• Ability to get all tasks and assignments done in a timely manner while managing your own workload and day to day schedule
• Ability to maintain, control and communicate deadlines, roadblocks, and escalations as needed
• Willingness to adopt new project management tools and communication platforms as used by the company
• Live Nation's policy regarding vaccinations and masking will evolve based upon updated regulations and factors related to COVID-19. Currently, we strongly encourage employees to be fully vaccinated or have received a negative COVID test within 24 hours of entering an office.
• Preference will be given to candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and English, although this is not required.

BENEFITS & PERKS - Our motto is 'Taking Care of Our Own' through 6 pillars of benefits:
• HEALTH: Medical, Dental and Vision benefits for you and your family, including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
• YOURSELF: Paid time off policy including holidays, sick time and day off for your birthday, free concert tickets
• WEALTH: 401(k) program with company match, Stock Program Reimbursement
• FAMILY: New parent programs & support including caregiver leave and baby bonus, infertility support
• CAREER: Tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment internal growth and development programs & trainings
• OTHERS: Volunteer time off, crowdfunding network

Salary Range: $72,000 - $90,000

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g60ez9-34-239-154-240-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.