Full Time Job

Sr. Project Accountant

Live Nation

Vancouver, BC 05-03-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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! 

The Role:

We are seeking a Senior Project Accountant to serve as a dedicated superuser for our Oracle Cloud ERP software. This individual will attend superuser training sessions with Live Nation's global team, becoming a subject matter expert and provide training and guidance to our local staff of thirty colleagues. In addition to system implementation, this role will manage accounting processes related to capital expenditures, marketing expenditure accruals and prepaids, joint venture intercompany transactions, cash forecasting, and department process and procedure oversight.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Lead as a change champion for our new Oracle Cloud ERP system
• Conduct system testing to identify and resolve any issues
• Attend training webinars and collaborative video calls with other divisional super users, in addition to accessing self-service demos and reference guides
• Deliver engaging training sessions and workshops for local system users
• Build user confidence by providing coaching and mentorship to individual users as needed
• Support operations teams with capital projects, coordinate payments, and maintain schedules
• Reconcile fixed asset projects and ensure accurate setup of capital assets
• Prepare monthly asset reports to identify accruals and depreciation
• Review quarterly asset schedules to identify possible impairments and retirements
• Manage month-end and year-end advertising expense reconciliation, accurately accounting for accruals, and prepaid expenses
• Oversee monthly digital advertising expenditures, ensuring proper event allocation, and completion of accruals
• Prepare and review cash flow schedules for timing of distributions and foreign currency purchases
• Perform monthly reconciliation of joint venture intercompany balances for cash settlement
• Develop, maintain and enforce a documented system of accounting policies and procedures to ensure SOX and internal control compliance
• Review accounting policies and procedures for optimal efficiency and effectiveness
• Support internal audit requests as needed
• Perform other assigned tasks as required

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent
• CPA Designation or equivalent
• Minimum 2 years experience with Oracle Cloud ERP
• Experience working in a large, complex organizations
• Robust understanding of business operations, accounting principles, and their application within ERP systems
• Minimum 2 years training experience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience with GL reconciliation of complex accounts
• Strong organizational & time management abilities
• Strong analytical skills and very detail oriented
• Ability to multi-task, proactively solve problems, prioritize, and meet time-critical deadlines
• Strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel
• PowerPoint skills an asset

Benefits and 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, along with Employee Assistant Programs through Modern Health and ComPsych
• YOURSELF: Paid time off policy including holiday closures, and sick time for you and dependents, along with free concert tickets
• WEALTH: RRSP program with company match, Stock Program Reimbursement
• FAMILY: New parent programs & support including caregiver leave and baby bonus, and infertility support
• CAREER: Tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment internal growth and development programs & trainings
• OTHERS: Volunteer time off, crowdfunding network, gender reassignment support

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Stationary position for extended periods of time at a computer station or work desk; movement throughout the day; occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.; ability to operate computers and office equipment for up to 8 hours each day; move up to 10 pounds regularly; exposed to typical office environment conditions and noise levels.

Employment Equity

Live Nation Canada strongly supports

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3zeox-3-239-95-36-42 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.