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Accounts Receivable Coordinator - Arizona Cardinals (Tempe · AZ)

Arizona Cardinals Jobs
Sports Jobs in Tempe · AZ
Accounting and Finance: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable/Purchasing

Cardinals Organizational Summary: 

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club is a professional football team within the National Football League (NFL). The Cardinals compete in the National Football Conference (NFC) West division and call State Farm Stadium in Glendale their home stadium.  

As one of the oldest pro football franchises in the U.S., the Cardinals Club has established itself as a sport and cultural hallmark within Arizona, developing a family-oriented culture that strives to be a championship team on the field, in the community, and as an organization. Over the years, the organization not only continues to grow its fanbase and reach within the local community but also prides itself in maintaining a diverse and dedicated workforce.  

If you want to join an organization that values safety, courtesy, efficiency, experience, diversity, and longevity, we would love for you to join our team. Learn more about the Arizona Cardinals and see what’s happening here. 

Cardinals Benefits/Perks Summary: 

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club has developed a comprehensive benefits package that provides economic and inclusive benefits to full-time employees. The Cardinals benefits offer care, protection, and support for employees and their loved ones. The Cardinals organization encourages an environment that is conducive to living a healthy, productive, and flexible lifestyle. 

Benefits and Perks include, but are not limited to: 

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance options; effective the first day of hire 
  • 401 (k) retirement option with employer match contribution 
  • Paid Time Off Accruals (including sick time accruals) 
  • Paid Time Off for most Federal holidays  
  • Time off for Maternity, Paternity, Military, and Bereavement 
  • MDLIVE: 24/7 medical support 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Care Saving Account options 
  • Discounts on Cardinals gear & paraphernalia  
  • Tuition reimbursement & Professional Growth opportunities  
  • Daily free lunch  
  • Complimentary season tickets  
  • Subsidized gym memberships  
  • Employee Hardship Program

Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Controller, this role will support the finance department and general counsel, as well as manage workers' compensation claims and correspondence, including day-to-day accounts receivable operations for the club and all subsidiaries. This position plays a significant role in long-term planning, including initiatives geared toward operational excellence; act as an ambassador and liaison for the Finance department with other Arizona Cardinals departments, stadium entities, clients, and vendors while advancing a culture of excellence and a positive, passionate, and creative work environment.

Other duties as assigned. This is a full-time position located at the Dignity Health Arizona Cardinals Training Facility in Tempe, AZ.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Maintain, enter, and obtain data for all new and current customers for the club and all GP Dynamics subsidiaries; research, resolve and correspond with customers and management on inquiries and discrepancies.
  • Prepare invoices for customers as requested from sponsorship agreements, loft agreements, salesforce for Insignia Event Services, and employees through GP Dynamics and distribute invoices using the Esker of Demand Platform.
  • Record and enter payments for invoices and non-invoice receipts in GP Dynamics.
  • Balance and reconcile GP Dynamics AR Aging with Esker on Demand/TermSync platform to ensure real-time aging is available for management, sales team members, and customers.
  • Participate in monthly, quarterly, and annual tasks for audit and agreed-upon procedures.
  • Review and revise all Sponsorship allocations to agree to the Agreement in preparation of ASC 606; make payments to the box office for Sponsor & Loft holder accounts as designated by the agreements.
  • Reconcile various balance sheet accounts for month-end close, complete journal entry preparation for recurring and reclassification entries, maintain documentation of detailed desk procedures and assist with accounting department special projects as needed.
  • Complete various administrative duties such as distributing and shipping quarterly debt certificates to noteholders, preparing annual discretionary census reports, electronically filing player contracts for annual audits, coordinating business travel, and screen calls for CFO and General Counsel and taking messages as necessary.
  • Reconcile monthly activity data and generate year-end reports and presentations on department performance. Maintain archival and administrative files for events and general operations.
  • Assist the CFO and Legal department with projects as needed, including generating ad hoc reports and requests, and assisting as needed on special reporting.
  • Electronically file and receive player and staff worker’s compensation documents and provide access for authorized requests; collaborate with legal counsel and insurance adjusters regarding medical documentation requests for players and worker compensation plans; conduct and report annual OSHA reporting for the club.

Qualifications:

  • Education: A bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the duties of the job listed above may be considered.
  • Experience: Minimum four (4) years of business, leadership, and management experience.
  • Advanced knowledge in contract operations, accounting, business management, and project management
  • Effectively implement strategic planning initiatives, use analytical thinking to make critical decisions, and solve real-world business problems
  • Ability to handle workload demands as the standards increase in complexity and constant expansion
  • Must be able to effectively work in extremely high-stress, fast-paced work environments where situations and timelines may require rigorous work schedules
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build client relationships and leadership skills in a high-stress environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Proficient in PC operating systems and Microsoft Office Software with advanced knowledge of database software
  • Excellent communication, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly self-motivated with a shared commitment to excellence.

Special Working Conditions:

  • Ability to sit/stand for long periods
  • May require extended hours viewing computer screens
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Ability to work game days, nights, and weekends may be required

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club is 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.

Experience

Preferred
  • 4 years

Education

Preferred
  • Bachelors or better

 

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