Major League Soccer

Staff Accountant

Job Locations US-NY-New York
# of Openings


The Staff Accountant maintains financial reports, records, and general ledgers. This position is responsible for preparing and analyzing budgets and performing general bookkeeping.


  • Assist in month end close and preparation of financial statements
  • Manage balance sheet reconciliations and account analyses
  • Process monthly journal entries and accruals
  • Review trial balances monthly to verify proper coding of expenses
  • Project-based settlement accounting and management
  • Assist in department budget management, preparation, and projection process
  • Assist in year-end audit
  • Research variances to budget
  • Assist in review of BOG presentations
  • Review and process monthly corporate card statement
  • Assist with management of Concur Expense System and review and approval of employee expenses


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-3+ 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
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proficiency with Hyperion Essbase/SmartView
  • Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) a plus
  • Knowledge of the sport of soccer


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