Major League Soccer

Manager, Accounting

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2022-1770
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance

Overview

The Manager, Accounting maintains financial reports and general ledgers. This position is responsible for preparing and analyzing monthly financial statements and provide accounting support to the Finance Department

Responsibilities

  • Manage month end close and preparation of financial statements
  • Manage balance sheet reconciliations and account analyses
  • Process, review and record monthly journal entries and accruals
  • Review trial balances monthly to verify proper coding of expenses
  • Assist in monthly and year-end close process
  • Project-based settlement accounting and management
  • Manage all international match settlement accounting
  • Assist in year-end audit, including ASC 606 reconciliation
  • Research variances to budget
  • Assist with tax filings/government census surveys
  • Assist with/experience with foreign subsidiary accounting
  • Oversee and develop Junior Staff Accountants
    • Manage hiring and onboarding process by interviewing, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Accomplish team results by communicating job expectations and managing the Performance Management process:
    • Plan, monitor, and review performance.
    • Coach and counsel employees;
    • Develop and implement department procedures and productivity standards and reinforce Company policies
    • Develop personal growth opportunities for employees
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 7+ years of experience in accounting/finance
  • Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
  • High proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) or similar accounting software a plus
  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase/SmartView or similar financial reporting software a plus
  • Knowledge of the sport of soccer

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