Live Nation Entertainment is the worlds leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide. Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 30,000 shows and 95+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 900 brands with the 86 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
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, so if this sounds like you then please read on!
We are looking for a reliable Accounting Manager to assist in preparing financial statements that follow all regulatory and accounting guidelines under the supervision of the Director of Accounting. You will be responsible for identifying and preventing discrepancies and helping set up and maintain control systems.
An effective Accounting Manager has good knowledge of accounting principles. You must be an organized professional with a great eye for detail. You must be reliable and able to carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively.
The goal is to contribute to keep the accounting and financial processes of the company up to standard and ensure accurate financial reporting and control. You will report to a Director of Accounting.
Support most aspects of accounting management including management and reconciliation of fixed asset ledgers, payroll and expense accruals, sales tax and local tax reporting, prepaids and deposits and clearing accounts.
Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices
Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
Manage journal entries, invoices, etc. and account reconciliations for the monthly and annual closing
Assist in the preparation and analysis of budgets and forecasts
Prepare and analyze of reports for management, Corporate and regulatory bodies
Review the companys accounting information to identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances
Utilize accounting IT system to facilitate processes and maintain records
Oversee day to day activities of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable staff
Proven experience as Accounting Manager or other similar position
Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations
Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
Working knowledge of MS Office (especially excel) and accounting software (e.g. Oracle)
Experience with Oracle and SAP Business One a plus
Well-organized with ability to prioritize
Very good communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field is preferred
Professional certification (e.g. CPA) is a plus