Accounting Associate - Legends (Inglewood · CA)

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Accounting and Finance: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable/Purchasing
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The Role:
The Accounting Associate will assist the Finance Manager with all accounting functions. These functions will include, but are not limited to, establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures, overseeing the preparation and evaluation of daily, weekly, and monthly financial operating reports and presenting findings and recommendations to Senior Management.

Company Overview:
Legends is a holistic agency that specializes in delivering solutions for legendary brands. We approach each project with our 360-degree service solution. Our Global Planning, Global Sales, and Hospitality service solutions collaborate on every project to ensure success across each of our six verticals including professional sports, collegiate, attractions, entertainment, international, and conventions.

Our intellectual property is our people. It's our expertise that makes up Legends. We know what it's like to be on the team, business, or athletic department side, which drives our passion in creating solutions for our partners. Collectively, our leadership has over 300 years of experience in sales and sponsorship, analytics and valuation, hospitality and operations.

  • Ensuring that all accounting and operational accounting functions are being performed in the most effective and efficient fashion, while conforming to the Standard Operating Procedures of the company.
  • Assisting in the processes which ensure accurate, timely financial statements.
  • Providing audit support for all financial activities.
  • Providing ad-hoc analysis and reporting as required.
  • Executing and enforcing applicable Sarbanes-Oxley standards.
  • Working with Finance team and various department heads to meet reporting and budgeting needs.
  • Performing and reviewing debit and credit reconciliations with the ability to resolve variances.
  • Creating and reviewing receivables with the ability to resolve variances.
  • Assisting in the budgeting and projection process for all revenue and expense streams as well as analysis of variances and creation of action plans to reduce or eliminate future variances.
  • Contributes to team atmosphere of Legends.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

  • 1-3 years of accounting experience, preferably in the hospitality industry.
  • A BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and other MS Office software required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail essential.
  • Must be highly analytical, have the ability to think creatively, and to understand complex business dynamics.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline oriented environment.
  • Must be flexible to work extended hours due to business requirements including late nights, weekends, and holidays.

Practice safe work habits, follow all safety policies and procedures and regulations, complete company-wide safety training and any additional job specific safety training.

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.

EducationPreferred Bachelors or better in Accounting Associates or better in Other SkillsPreferred Financial Analysis Communication Financial Reconciling BehaviorsPreferred Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Team Player: Works well as a member of a group MotivationsPreferred Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals