A primary goal of the Strategy and Analytics Department is to provide accurate and timely financial and non-financial information to senior management and ownership to make informed business decisions. In addition, we support all departments through budgeting, forecasting, salary planning, various strategic projects, and analyses. This position requires a detail-oriented, autonomous, and motivated individual.
Assist in the company-wide financial reporting process, including financial reporting packages for ownership and board meetings, annual budgets, interim projections, and monthly cash flow forecasts. This includes running scenario analyses and building financial models with the ability to manipulate several underlying assumptions.
Create and analyze expense tracking templates for both business and football departments.
Analyze and evaluate current and historical financial information, including league-wide financial information, to better develop future projections and suggest improvements to business operations.
Perform analytical reviews, financial modeling, and ad-hoc analyses for various department heads to assist in the evaluation of their aspects of the business.
Day-to-day management of financial planning software, as well as process/ system documentation and end user instruction manuals
Assist departments in the evaluation of prospective business arrangements, collective bargaining agreements, ticketing-related initiatives and/or changes to business practices.
Assist in planning, preparation, support, and execution of annual league reporting.
Building driver-based sheets to forecast revenue and expenses.
Leverage current planning tools to create and automate processes.
Assist financial projection and settlement of special events (Concerts, College Football, and Soccer Games)
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Strong academic background with a Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, or a related field.
1-3 years of experience in financial analysis, consulting, investment banking, business development or strategic planning.
Experience with Financial Planning and Analysis Software (Preferably Vena)
Experience with Data visualization tools (Power BI preferred)
Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel with financial modeling experience.
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
Ability to multi-task, adapt to changing assignments and maintain confidential & sensitive information.
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally.
Ability to work extended hours, including events on nights, weekends, and holidays.