Junior Accountant

Los Angeles Kings
El Segundo, CA
Accounting and Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (“AEG”) is subsidiary of The Anschutz Company and one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world.  AEG owns a collection of companies including multi-use facilities such as STAPLES Center and StubHub! Center in Southern California, several sports franchises including the Los Angeles Kings (NHL), Ontario Reign (AHL), Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) and AEG Presents, one of the world’s leading concert promotions and touring companies.  AEG is also currently overseeing the development of L.A. LIVE, 4 million sq. ft. downtown L.A. sports, residential and entertainment district.
The Junior Accountant will perform entry-level accounting work for the LA Kings Finance department. This position requires a basic understanding of accounting principles and accounting functions. Responsibilities include banking activities, maintenance of financial records, performing month-end closing procedures, preparing billings, performing financial analysis, accounts payable and accounts receivable. The position will interface with the Staff Accountant and Sr. Finance Manager to support various tasks on a daily basis. 
  •  Review vendor statements to verify invoices match check requests/ImageNow requests to approve for processing.
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date and resolve invoice discrepancies.
  • Collect and scan new invoice submissions for Kings, Kings Care, and HS Hockey League vendors into ImageNow for Accounts Payable
  • Process invoices in the Image Now system as directed by Accounts Payable
  • Review statements in the JD Edwards accounting software to resolve discrepancies and ensure consistency 
  • Collect and enter new customer receipt submissions for Kings, Kings Care, and HS Hockey League for Accounts Receivable
  • Prepares and records cash transactions 
  • Reconciles bank accounts
  • Monitor fixed asset activity and generate month-end depreciation entries
  • Assist in the clearing of suspense accounts
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Accounting principles.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word.
  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to professionally handle highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability to quickly learn new software (JDE/Oracle, Image Now)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Experience acting as a liaison within internal and external departments 
  • Ability to multitask and execute multiple projects and assignments with high attention to detail
  • College degree required 
  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience 
  • Experience with JD Edwards/Oracle, Image Now software programs preferred
  • Background in Sports/Entertainment industry preferred
  • Interest in hockey and/or other team sports a plus

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship.  AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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