Manager, Event Finance

NYCB LIVE: Home of the Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum
Uniondale, NY
Accounting and Finance: Accounting/Finance other
The Manager, Event Finance will be responsible for preparing, refining, and tracking event financials to ensure accuracy and accountability. We are seeking applicants with extraordinary analytical skills with the capability to think and act enthusiastically; unmatched interpersonal and time management skills, and a proven ability to multi-task. He/she should have a real passion for the event, music, and live entertainment industry and seeks to grow their knowledge on an ongoing basis.

The Manager, Event Finance will work with various internal and external departments on a regular basis. This position reports directly to the Director, Event Finance & Development.

Nassau Events Center, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Responsible for assessing the financial impact of events by providing financial and analytical support to the Director, Event Finance and Development and Programming Department
• Develops, prepares and manages event pro-formas, budgets, forecasts and various reports for NYCB Live: Home of the Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum
• Identifies and evaluates potential opportunities, as well as risks associated with events; responsible for developing solutions to mitigate risks
• Works with the legal department and event bookers to maintain contract compliance, tracking, execution of agreements, insurance, invoicing, deposits, etc.
• Attends arena events and performs end-of-show event settlements with external parties as necessary; prepares post-event flash reports and profit and loss (P&L) statements
• Occasionally perform event settlements at Barclays Center
• Manages day-to-day communication and relations with promoter settlement representatives, actively communicating potential issues as they may arise
• Coordinates with various departments to promote efficiency, communication and cost savings, particularly with respect to event staffing efficiencies
• Issues weekly reports for upcoming NYCB Live: Home of the Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum events which include: Event Pacing, Attendance Pacing, and F&B Per Cap Pacing
• Issues Purchase Order numbers for event-related invoices & submits invoices events to accounts payable for payment processing
• Maintains physical and electronic master show files to include all essential event reports and relevant correspondence (settlement, marketing, insurance, contracts, etc)
• Responsible for managing financial reports and submitting them in coordination with the Director, Event Finance & Development to senior leadership in a timely basis
• Develops ad-hoc financial models and analysis as needed and assists with special projects as assigned

Education and/or Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance or Business Management required
• A minimum of 4 years experience in an analytical and finance role
• Experience working in the sports, entertainment or venue industry preferred

• Advanced in Microsoft Excel, including but not limited to nested formulas, pivot tables, lookup functions (no SQL or VBA knowledge required); working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Exceptional analytical skills; comprehensive understanding of financial analysis with the ability to evaluate and communicate strategic implications
• Uncompromised ability to protect the confidentiality and privacy of others in addition to company documents and records when privy to sensitive information
• Flexibility to work late hours, early mornings and/or weekends as needed;
• Strong independent thinking, reasoning, problem solving and decision-making skills
• Strong sense of self-awareness and emotional intelligence
• Truly outstanding customer service and interpersonal communication skills;
• Strong interpersonal skills: comfortable with engaging in a variety of different communicative modes (verbal, nonverbal, and written) and being attuned to others through strong active listening skills
• Ability to identify problems, their source, and potential solutions while continuing to successfully conduct day-to-day operations without interruption

Work Environment
Based in the offices at Nassau Coliseum and may be required to visit Corporate Headquarters in Brooklyn as requested. He/she will be expected to attend Nassau Coliseum events taking place on evenings, weekends and holidays.

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