Major League Soccer

Analyst, FP&A

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2023-1879
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance

Overview

Reports To

Director, Finance

 

Position Summary

The Financial Analyst is primarily responsible for managing and supporting MLS & SUM budget and projections.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare budgets and forecasts, variance analyses, risk/opportunity assessments, long-term planning, and various periodic and ad hoc reporting
  • Partner with accounting team during close process which includes reviewing departmental general ledgers, recording transactional activity, preparing revenue and expense accruals, and providing P&L and Cash variance explanations to budget and forecasts.
  • Responsible for preparing support for any large vendors or initiatives.
  • Identify areas for revenue opportunities and cost improvements.
  • Serve as Finance liaison to departments by working closely with them in understanding their business, supporting their initiatives, and general financial inquiries.
  • Assist in automating the consolidated reporting process.
  • Conduct necessary account and system reconciliations.
  • Review financial reports and presentations for reporting to the Board of Governors and Advisory Finance Committee.

 Additional Responsibilities

  • Support on projects as needed
  • Ad hoc business reporting and analysis as needed
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience

Required Skills

  • Strong financial and accounting skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally collaboratively across multiple departments
  • Diligence and persistence in obtaining necessary information
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Comfortable navigating through gray areas without clear solutions
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Self-starter with good time management skills when urgent deadlines need to be met

Desired Skills

  • Hyperion, Great Plains, and Smartsheets experience a plus
  • Python and VBA experience a plus
  • Experience working in FP&A or Accounting

 

Total Rewards

Starting Base Salary $65,000 - $80,000. MLS/SUM base salaries are contingent upon several factors including individual qualifications, market financials, and operational business needs.

We are committed to providing a Total Rewards package that attracts, supports, engages, and retains talent through the following:

 

Benefits – comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as a suite of programs to promote well-being including a $500 Wellness Reimbursement. A generous PTO offering, and hybrid Office/Remote Work Schedule are also offered to promote Work-Life balance.

Career & Professional Development – on the job training, feedback, and on-going educational opportunities to continue your personal and professional development.

 

Employee Engagement – office perks, discounts and employee events that go “beyond the traditional paycheck” to make you feel a part of our team and inspire you to elevate the Game.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

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