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10 Jul 2024

Financial Analyst, Player Finance

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ New York, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.
US$65,000 – US$74,000 per year

Overview

The Financial Analyst will support management of the MLS player budget and work closely with Player Relations on all financial matters related to player transactions.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a liaison between Finance and Player Relations.
  • Support preparation of the player budget.
  • Review of all player expenses as it relates to the Club Salary Budgets.
  • Review of all player revenues as it relates to outgoing transfers and loans.
  • Support Accounting during monthly close and settlement process, including review of player related items.
  • Work with Player Relation during year-end review of player compensation, including performance bonuses.
  • Support preparation of the player projection for the cash flow statement.
  • Support preparation of presentations for internal stakeholders.
  • Support Senior Director, Player Finance on projects and ad hoc analysis and reporting.

Qualifications

  • Bachelorโ€™s Degree, Accounting and/or Finance preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience.

Required Skills

  • Strong financial and accounting skills.
  • Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail with the ability to analyze from a macro level.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally collaboratively across multiple departments.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships.
  • Adherence to confidentiality.
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity, and compliance.
  • Ability to work effectively and independently in a fast paced, team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (or similar ERPs).
  • Knowledge of the sport of soccer.

Total Rewards

Major League Soccer offers a competitive starting base salary of $65,000 โ€“ 74,000, based on individual qualifications, market financials, and operational business needs. We are committed to providing a Total Rewards package that attracts, supports, engages, and retains talent. Our benefits package includes comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, a $500 wellness reimbursement, generous PTO, and a hybrid office/remote work schedule to promote work-life balance. We also prioritize career and professional development, offering on-the-job training, feedback, and ongoing educational opportunities.

At Major League Soccer, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and inclusion and believe that a diverse workforce enhances our ability to compete in the marketplace. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are dedicated to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation throughout the job application or interview process, essential job functions, and other benefits and privileges of employment. If you require accommodation, please contact us to request it.

Join our team and be part of the Major League Soccer family, where we elevate the game and inspire greatness!

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