Vice President Centralized Financial Operations - PGA TOUR (Ponte Vedra Beach · FL)

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Responsible for planning, development and oversight of centralized transactions processing and procedures for PGA TOUR, Inc, subsidiaries/affiliates, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and player prize operations.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; CPA required
  • Fifteen years progressively responsible experience in Accounting/Financial field, to include either public accounting firm or corporate level experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of senior leadership experience in shared services, with a proven track record of success.
  • Experience with intercompany accounting; financial transaction processing systems for accounts payable/receivable and general ledger operations; tax including withholding, information reporting including federal, multi-state sales/use tax, GST, VAT and foreign income taxes
  • Understanding of application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and current trends in financial operations; exposure to annual financial statement audits, management reporting
  • Large scale (10+ ppl) supervisory experience and team development skills
  • Strong Windows based software skills with expert Excel proficiency
  • Prior experience with financial software systems and the related components specifically Workday preferred
  • Schedule to include evenings and weekends as required
  • Strong understanding of shared services models, process optimization, and automation technologies.
  • Strong working knowledge of developing trends, techniques for financial operations, banking and merchant processing.
  • Ability to interpret regulatory and contractual requirements as to their impact on financial operations and processes a must, including domestic and international research abilities
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with the capacity to build strong relationships at all levels.



  • Develop and execute the strategic vision and objectives for the Shared Service Center in alignment with the company's overall goals
  • Provide strong leadership to the SSC team, setting clear expectations, and fostering a culture of accountability and excellence
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) to track the performance and recommend corrective actions as needed
  • Responsible for operations of transaction processing systems and functions including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, cash and banking and other transaction based operations
  • Responsible for player prize function including payment of prize money to players and benefits reporting including state, federal and foreign tax withholding remittance
  • Research, develop and analyze of bench marking information to identify trends and make recommendations for efficiencies, changes and improvements to the Shared Service Function
  • Develop, implement and communicate strong internal controls for widespread locations
  • Provide regular development and/or enhancement of policy and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the financial operations including interpretation and enforcement of procedures to staff within the department
  • Responsible for assessment, collection and reporting of sales/use tax for multiple states/countries and GST, VAT including centralizing all sales taxes and managing a use of a third party
  • Oversight of centralized corporate and individual bank accounts including cash management and multiple foreign currency accounts
  • Oversight of merchant processing functions and leading a project to RFP our merchant services and implement a new provider over the next year
  • Responsibility for corporate credit card program and related expense reporting/analysis functions
  • Develop and encourage team to pursue new tasks and challenges related to overall departmental goals and objectives, as well as provide coaching and mentorship to direct reports and team.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as department heads and senior executives, to understand their needs and expectations.
  • Act as a trusted advisor, providing insights and recommendations to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of shared services.
  • Assist with oversight departmental operations, including:  staffing, budget management/ cost containment, and internal communication
  • Define and communicate clear departmental vision and business objectives to staff members
  • Special projects or other duties as assigned