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WHO WE ARE:

Founded by Josh Harris and David Blitzer, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) includes in its portfolio the Philadelphia 76ers, the New Jersey Devils, leading venue Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center, the Delaware Blue Coats, the Binghamton Devils, the Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball, and renowned esports franchise Dignitas. Led by some of the best and brightest minds across a diverse spectrum of industries, HBSE positions itself as one of the most pioneering, innovative global sports and entertainment businesses to date. HBSE also strives to positively impact the local communities in which it operates through the powerful platform of sports.

HBSE offers an energetic work environment built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do. Prudential Center in downtown Newark, N.J. hosts more than 175 concerts, family shows and special events annually and is the fourth-ranked sports and entertainment venue in the U.S. by Pollstar and Billboard. It is home to the New Jersey Devils, a renowned NHL franchise with three Stanley Cup championships and a proud, passionate fan base. Prudential Center is also home to the brand-new GRAMMY Museum Experience, the first and only of its kind on the east coast.

The Philadelphia 76ers organization is one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by some of the best and brightest minds across a diverse spectrum of industries, HBSE positions itself as one of the most pioneering, innovative global sports and entertainment businesses to date. The 76ers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, UFC and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the sports industry. The 76ers offer a best-in-class workplace culture built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do. OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

At HBSE, we engage, represent and reflect diverse voices of employees, players fans and communities. We are dedicated to hiring the best talent that is reflective of where we live, work and play – across all groups and levels; supporting and developing every employee to reach their potential; and creating an inclusive environment that allows team members to bring their true authentic selves to work.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Philadelphia 76ers is seeking a Accounts Payable Specialist who will report to our Controller. The position will focus on the analysis, review and processing of Accounts Payable for the Philadelphia 76ers. The individual must be an independent thinker and assist in the managing of our invoice and expense management process.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the company’s invoice and expense reporting system, including system administration, data feeds and exports, and training

  • Point of contact for any system upgrades or troubleshooting

  • Route invoices to appropriate department heads for review and approval

  • Review expense reports for appropriate documentation and approval

  • Input and maintain new vendors in accounting system

  • Maintain W9 Files and annual 1099 filing

  • Review and reconcile AP Aging Report

  • Make weekly payment selections in accordance with cash flow allowance

  • Respond to vendor inquiries and reconcile discrepancies

  • Respond to internal staff inquiries and provide vendor/business analysis as requested

  • Maintain AP reports, spreadsheets, and files

  • Account reconciliations and analysis

  • Prepare detailed account schedules

  • Prepare and input journal entries

  • Assist with external audits, including various state tax audits and year-end audits

  • Assist in the processes which ensure accurate & timely financial reporting

  • Ad hoc projects on an as needed basis

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience in Corporate Accounting/Finance

  • Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in Accounting or related field preferred

  • Proficient in MS Office; Strong Excel skills – use of advanced formulas a plus

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics SL (Solomon) or similar accounting software preferred

  • Knowledge of Concur or similar web-based, document management platforms preferred

  • Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines

  • Capable of working with all levels of management

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This position generally requires that work be performed from the Philadelphia 76ers offices, but attendance at events taking place in the arena or offsite, including on weekends and/or holidays, may be required.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: As of the first day of employment, you must be able to demonstrate proof that you are fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against COVID-19, unless you are granted a medical or religious exemption in accordance with Company policy.

OUR BENEFITS:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Flexible Spending Accounts (all LGBT friendly)

  • Pretax Transportation Benefit

  • Generous parental leave policies

  • 401K (100% up to 5% is matched, after 1 year of service)

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

  • 13+ Paid Holidays

  • ½ Day Summer Fridays

  • Complimentary or Discounted Sports & Concert Tickets

  • On Site Fitness Rooms

  • Other League & Partner Discounts

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

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