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Finance - Accountant

Job Title: Accounting/Finance Manager

Department: Finance & Administration

Job Reports To: Controller

Status: Exempt

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Perform financial activities for Bridgestone Arena and Nashville Predators as outlined below:
  • Perform monthly detailed review of balance sheet accounts, including:
    • Accounts payable and receivable reconciliations, vendor expenses and accruals, unearned box office receipts, deferred revenues etc.
  • Assist in completing month-end close process to include entering re-occurring journal entries, tracking pre-paid schedules and deferred revenue reclasses.
  • Complete monthly bank reconciliations for all Bridgestone Arena and Nashville Predators bank accounts.
  • Ticketmaster weekly deposit entries, reporting schedules and event revenue tracking.
  • Account for parking, retail, concessions, and catering income.
  • Assist in monthly tax reporting entries.
  • Manage and build the Bridgestone Arena budget and subsequent projections throughout the year.
  • Maintain, track and accurately account for insurance prepaid schedules and monthly expense entries.
  • Manage Bridgestone Arena Accounts Receivable:
  • Prepare and review Arena invoices.
  • Prepare monthly AR report and ensure timely collections.
  • Work with trade partners to manage and track usage.
  • Facilitate trade usage internally and communicate with managers regarding available balances.
  • Ensure all trades are used per contract.
  • Reconcile related balance sheet accounts.
  • Maintain, track and accurately account for all fixed assets schedules including:
  • Review current year additions to fixed assets and leasehold improvements.
  • Track expenditures with department heads, ensure proper depreciation start date and useful life consistent with company policies.
  • Enter monthly depreciation entries.
  • Establish SOPs and document best practices for Accounts Payable process, Purchase Order system, month end close and other related tasks; ensure that department members are adhering to established SOPs.
  • Manage and routinely review Accounts Payable process and Purchase Order system.
  • Ensure accurate coding and processing of invoices as well as budgetary alignment.
  • Manage the department’s relationship with booking, ensuring post-show settlements are performed with accuracy, and work with necessary parties on accounting of event-related activity.
  • Perform post-show settlements on occasion.
  • Monitor daily cash management as requested by Controller and CFO.
  • Responsible for annual reporting, including but not limited to: census submissions, state and local tax reports, etc.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with colleagues in all departments to effectively identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management (e.g., assist in analytical review, etc.).

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in accounting or related field required, CPA preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 4 plus years of relevant experience.
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles required.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills required.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft programs (Excel, Word).
  • Familiarity with Intacct accounting package preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to interact at all levels across the organization.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills required.
  • Excellent customer service, organization, and time management skills required.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and some holidays.
  • Ability to exercise extreme confidentiality and discretion on a daily basis.
  • Extremely detail-oriented with ability to create accurate and timely reports.
  • As a condition of employment, qualified applicant will be subject to a background check, including a criminal history check, driver history and character references.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, possess a suitable driving history and be insurable by Powers Management’s insurance carrier.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must have finger dexterity to perform Accountant duties.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and move boxes of office equipment, accounting files, etc. weighing up to 20 lbs.
  • Excellent speaking and listening skills, requiring the perception of speech.

Equipment Used:

  • General Office Equipment (e.g. PC, copier, scanner, facsimile machine, calculator).

Powers Management is an equal opportunity employer. The organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability status, genetic information, or any other applicable federal or state protected classification.

The organization celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact Margie Horwitz at [email protected] to request an accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

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Job Details
Date Posted
16 Sept 2023
🇺🇸 Nashville, TN, USA
Full Time
Required Experience
4+ years