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For more than 20 years, AEG has played a pivotal role in transforming sports and live entertainment. Annually, we host more than 160 million guests, promote more than 10,000 shows and present more than 22,000 events around the world. We are committed to innovation, artistry, and community, and leverage the power of our 300+ venues, leading sports franchises, marquee music brands, integrated entertainment districts, premier ticketing platform and global sponsorship activations, to create memorable moments that give the world reason to cheer.

Our business is interwoven with the human mind and heart, and we strive to build a diverse and inclusive company that reflects the artists, athletes, and fans that we host; reach beyond traditional boundaries to support the communities in which we operate; and minimize our impact on the environment by adopting sustainable practices throughout our business operations.

If you want to be challenged to up your game and make a difference, then join us in giving the world reason to cheer!

JOB DESCRIPTION

The LA Kings Staff Accountant performs professional level accounting work and is responsible for monitoring and processing new invoices for multiple companies, resolving discrepancies within Image Now document management system, and conducting the final review of invoices before they are uploaded into JD Edwards. Additionally, the Staff Accountant partners with the Finance Manager and Controller on key initiatives related to operational efficiencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performs general ledger coding, and routes invoices to the appropriate business units for approval and follows-up to ensure timely payment; Monitors invoices in Image Now for various companies; Performs final review of processed invoices before uploading into JD Edwards, which requires an in-depth understanding of all entities, and their general ledgers and chart of accounts

  • Responsible for preparing and recording various journal entries

  • Prepares accruals and monitors expense reports; management and oversight of suspense accounts

  • Prepares and processes scheduled check runs on a weekly and bi-monthly basis, or as needed; monthly reconciliations of various general ledger accounts including cash, receivables, intercompany accounts, deferrals, accruals, etc.

  • Assists with audit prep including compilation of AP data for appropriate inquiries

  • Maintains vendor database including address changes, new vendor setup and obtaining completed W-9 forms

  • Responds to vendor inquiries regarding payment status and/or discrepancies as well as internal inquiries related to accounts payable activity in a timely manner

  • Processes positive pay: Uploading data to the bank for checks and ACH payments

  • Compiles data for Use Tax filing

  • Provides support for budget, forecast and tax prep with respect to AP data

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

The Staff Accountant must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skill and abilities:

  • Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system (i.e., Image Now & JD Edwards, Oracle)

  • Must have reasonable knowledge of accounting principles and accounting functions

  • Solid understanding of accounts payable process and procedures (i.e., chart of accounts and general ledger coding)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, and Outlook) and ability to learn required business systems

  • Ability to work independently and to complete duties with minimal supervision

  • Ability to multitask on various daily duties

  • Must acquire a deep understanding of all AEG entities, along with their accounts payable processes and procedures

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

Education:

  • BA/BS Degree (4-year) in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

Experience:

  • 2-4 years of related work experience.

  • Experience working in a high paced, results oriented team environment

  • Experience with a Sports Team is preferred

Pay Scale: $65,000-$77,981

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.

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