AR/AP Accounting Coordinator - Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena (Atlanta · GA)

Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena jobs
Sports Jobs in Atlanta · GA
Accounting and Finance: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable/Purchasing
We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best – host and entertain fans during a basketball game or special event. We’ve been closely monitoring the impact of the pandemic on our communities and team members.  As part of our commitment to health and safety, we are implementing a mandatory vaccine requirement for current full-time and part-time team members, as well as all newly hired employees. Learn more here-

 Who are we: A professional basketball team and state-of-the-art arena/entertainment venue that specializes in creating memorable experiences for each guest we interact with. Some of our favorite things are live sports, concerts, comedy shows, family shows, and most any other world-class event you can think of, and we’re looking for someone who shares the same interests. We live for the fast-paced world of sports & live entertainment, and as such, we work hard, run fast, execute flawlessly, and party it up when it all comes together. Lastly, we strive to deliver wonderful experiences that create lasting memories, and we prefer to surround ourselves with those who are the best at what they do.
Who are you: An enthusiastic lover of sports, live entertainment, and people. You have true passion for engaging in meaningful interactions and creating memorable experiences for all guests. You strive to be helpful, engaging, and knowledgeable of all things Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena. You enjoy being a part of an exciting and dynamic group, and you’re committed to continuously enhancing the productivity and effectiveness of your team. Lastly, you enjoy working hard and celebrating hard, and you’d be shocked if guests weren’t positively impacted by their interactions with you.

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for assisting in collecting, recording, and disseminating information, related to accounts payable and receivable.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and review daily AP batches, download files from an online system
  • Key manual payment requests into AP sub-ledger and prepare check runs for mailing 
  • Record petty cash transactions and wires sent in the AP sub-ledger
  • Assist with the maintenance of Certify (online expense reporting) and API (online Accounts Payable) systems, including but not limited to responding to user questions and issues timely as well as training new users
  • Review API resolution queues daily, resolve issues, or route documents
  • Identifies and investigates any issues with provider bills and obtains mutual resolution of discrepancies. 
  • Reports any unresolved disputes with vendors to management for resolution.
  • Maintains an accurate record of all W-9 information and ensures all W-9 information is in place prior to issuing payment.
  • Assist with the preparation of annual 1099 forms.
  • Assist with the maintenance of customer and vendor files
  • Process and post daily cash receipts
  • Respond to customer inquiries internally and externally within 24 hours
  • Resolve collections issues, prepare and send past due notices and statements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred.
  • 1-2 years of relevant accounting experience, including responsibilities encompassing accounts payable and receivable
  • Able to handle deadlines in a constantly evolving fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills, plus demonstrate drive and a willingness to take ownership for tasks and responsibilities
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, communication skills, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains is a plus 

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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