Staff Accountant - New York Islanders (Floral Park · NY)

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New York Islanders Hockey Club
A storied sports franchise…a world class arena…the best fans…
Our Game Plan
The New York Islanders Hockey Club is an iconic team with a deeply passionate and loyal fanbase.  We won four consecutive Stanley Cups in the early 1980s and are well on our way to add to that legacy. The next few years will be action-packed as we complete our new arena, reposition our brand, and prepare to reclaim the Stanley Cup.  UBS Arena at Belmont Park is the first third generation arena in the industry and future home to New York Islanders.   At nearly 900,000 square feet, UBS Arena is being “Built for Hockey. Made for Music” and will seat up to 19,000 visitors.
How to Make the Team
We are hiring a Staff Accountant.  If you are passionate about building your financial career in the sports & entertainment industry, then we want to get to know you.  Bring a willingness to learn, your strong analytical skills as you will be preparing and maintaining financial records to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss and other related financial activities. You will report directly to the Director of Finance and will engage frequently with all departments across our six entities.
Show Us You Can
  • Prepare all balance sheet reconciliations and record monthly accruals.
  • Reconcile bank accounts at least monthly, verify deposits, and address inquiries from banks.
  • Reconcile customer accounts, intercompany accounts, and other financial accounts.
  • Provide outside auditors with assistance; gather necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • Produce G&A department reports including current month and year to date line-item expenses v. budget, forecast and prior year (as applicable). Answer inquiries and questions as needed.
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Who You Are?
  • Accountable: Take ownership of your work and of your projects from start to finish.
  • Flexible: Switch gears on a moment’s notice and adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Collaborative: Build cross-functional relationships within the organization and with vendors and partners.
  • Passionate: Bring energy and a can-do attitude to the role every day.
  • Solutions-Oriented: Show off your problem solving and decision-making skills while focusing on the solutions in every case.
Your Training & Talent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred.
  • 1-3 years of accounting, finance, or other relevant experience.  A mix of public and private accounting preferred.
  • Accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment with ability to multi-task and collaborate.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours.
  • Exceptional account management and customer service skills.
  • Passionate and invested in your work.
  • Curious to learn and build upon already existing skill set.
  • Motivated, self-starter with a no-task-too-small attitude.
  • Strong written, verbal, communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.

Where You will Go
  • Based in our Floral Park, NY office.  Currently remote due to workplace restrictions.

What is in It for You
  • Core accounting and finance experience for an iconic NHL® franchise in our quest for a 5th Stanley Cup.
  • Experience and growth in the sports industry.
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental benefits.
  • Employer matched 401K.
  • Paid time off.
  • Complimentary tickets for select home games.
  • Employee discount at New York Islanders Pro Shops.
The Fine Print
The New York Islanders are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field?

  2. Do you have 1-3 years of experience working in accounting, finance, or other relevant experience?