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Financial Analyst, Team Finance

🇺🇸 New York City, NY, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.
US$71,500 – US$85,000 per year

WORK OPTION: In-Office 4 days/week in New York, NY

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Position Summary
The Financial Analyst plays a key role in coordinating the financial reporting and analytics related to the NBA teams and will support Team Finance, which serves as the central point of contact to team financial representatives. This person will assist in the oversight of the Combined Financial Statements (CFS) audit process, run analyses on the League & Teams' financial performance, assist with ticket reporting, and other key deliverables during the annual business cycle.


Major Responsibilities

  • Assist with the CFS audit process, acting as a liaison between team financial representatives and external auditors.
  • Collect team projection data for a rolling three-year period, vet the information, and ensure reporting consistency among all 30 teams.
  • Run benchmarking analyses on teams' projection submissions and provide valuable insights to team and league personnel.
  • Support the preparation of the year-end accounting memo to be distributed to all teams, which communicates key financial information.
  • Assist with ticket reporting for team/league distribution on a weekly basis and review to ensure compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Research accounting guidance as necessary to assist teams.
  • Serve as primary contact for various league deliverables such as team billing requisitions, communications to teams, and Team Finance Net website updates.

Required Education/Professional Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in public accounting, financial planning & analysis, corporate finance, or other strategic finance role


Required Skills/Knowledge Attributes

  • Must be comfortable working with large data sets and manipulating them into summary level and trend reporting (pivot tables, etc.).
  • Must be very proficient in Excel (Index / Match, V-Lookups, and macros knowledge a big plus), PowerPoint, and other Office/computer systems.
  • Prior experience working with and managing data sets, including extraction and merges from source systems, transformation, and providing preliminary descriptive analytics.
  • Strong competency in core professional skills including attention to detail, resourcefulness, responsiveness, flexibility, initiative, and follow-through.
  • Experience in Adaptive Planning is a plus

Salary Range: $71,500 - $85,000

We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

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