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Job listing closed on 29 May 2024

Project Employee, Team Finance

🇺🇸 New York City, NY, USA
0+ years exp.
US$23 – US$25 per hour

The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

Position Summary

This position will support the NBA's Team & Labor Finance Department. This role's primary job responsibility is to assist with ticket and financial reporting procedures. An ideal candidate is a current accounting, finance, or sports management upperclassman or graduate student.

This role is a 10-month assignment with a time requirement of approximately 35-40 hours per week.

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist with gate and season ticket reporting processes for the NBA, WNBA, and NBA G League.
  • Review ticket reports ensuring accuracy, completeness, and adherence to League-required reporting standards.
  • Act as the primary League Office point of contact for teams during the gate receipts reporting review process.
  • Coordinate with IT and Team Marketing & Business Operations (TMBO) on building and reviewing various League gate and season ticket reports.
  • Collaborate on cross-departmental projects incorporating information from the League Finance group.
  • Create presentations and assist with logistical planning as needed.
  • Manage ongoing communications with teams related to various financial matters.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis as required.

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • High proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Proficiency navigating and analyzing numerical data
  • Ability to multi-task while meeting strict deadlines
  • Highly organized and an effective project manager
  • Strong teamwork, task prioritization, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive willingness to help


  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics, or related business field
  • Experience in an accounting, finance, or related business role
  • Experience in the professional sports, entertainment, media, or service industry preferred
  • Graduate education or professional certification in a related field is a plus

Salary Range: $23/hour - $25/hour

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The NBA considers applicants for all positions on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs, and without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, 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.

About the NBA
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League, and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV,, the NBA App, and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.