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Job listing closed on 12 Feb 2024
13 Jan 2024

Staff Accountant

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Houston, TX, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Company Background
The Houston Dynamo Football Club (HDFC) is a multi-faceted organization dedicated to inspiring and supporting soccer participation and growth in Houston, TX and beyond. The Clubโ€™s brands include men's and women's professional teams - the Houston Dynamo (MLS) and Houston Dash (NWSL), a development academy, Houston Dynamo and Dash Charities, as well as Shell Energy Stadium and Houston Sports Park.

The Club has a rich history, including MLS Cup titles (2006, 2007) and in-season tournament championships for both the Dynamo (2018) and Dash (2020) and is focused on building toward the next championships, inspiring and uniting the city of Houston through the sport of soccer and community outreach, and creating the most inclusive sporting experience and diverse fan base in the city and state.

Purpose of the Job
This role will assist the Finance department in various accounting functions of the Houston Dynamo FC, Dynamo Stadium, Houston Dash, Houston Dynamo 2, Houston Sports Park, Forever Orange, Electric Orange and Dynamo Charities (501c3). This position will perform professional level accounting work and assist with general office support tasks coordinated with and supervised by the Senior Accountant.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares daily cash related journal entries.
  • Prepares and inputs journal entries through the general ledger as related to daily banking and ticketing activities for all entities listed above.
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts.
  • Prepares invoices and leads collection efforts with sponsorship team for customer past due balances.
  • Performs various Monthly Close account reconciliations and Monthly Close journal entries.
  • Assists in performing Monthly box office vault audits.
  • Assists in preparation of documents for annual financial audit.
  • Assists with general administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelorโ€™s degree in Accounting - Required.
  • Experience in sports and/or arena management industry a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV accounting software and SeatGeek ticketing system - Preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Attributes

  • Ability to identify problems and their root causes, and to develop and recommend effective solutions.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail-oriented, organized and focused on quality.
  • Ability to professionally interact with internal and external customers.
  • Flexible and proactive.
  • Able to handle changing priorities.
  • Maintains Organizational Core Competencies.

Organizational Core Competencies

  • Accountable โ€“ Holds themselves (and when appropriate others) accountable for achieving goals and objectives.
  • Collaborative โ€“ Works collaboratively with others to achieve organizational outcomes.
  • Progressive โ€“ Open minded, accepting, creative, and innovative in approach.
  • Values Driven โ€“ Being ethical in decision making and operating with professional integrity.
  • Agile โ€“ Achieves personal and organizational success within a changing, dynamic and complex environment. Ability to handle ambiguity.

Other Information
Diverse candidates of all backgrounds are welcome, and the Club seeks individuals passionate about sport, inspiring the city and devoted to the organization's growth. While duties and responsibilities vary across positions, we are seeking individuals who are accountable, collaborative, progressive, agile and ethical/values driven.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.