On Location

On Location

VP Finance- Premium Experiences and Hospitality Program

On Location - Part Time
New York · NY
Accounting and Finance: Risk Management/Strategic Planning
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Who We Are:

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

Position Overview:

This is for a newly launching major premium experiences and hospitality program. This role will lead the design and management of the Finance and Accounting function for a major newly launching Premium Hospitality program. The ideal candidate possesses strong financial planning and analysis, accounting and controllership experience in events and or hospitality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage 2 direct reports (Senior Director FP&A and Senior Financial Controller) and their wider teams to deliver end to end Finance and Accounting Function

  • Support the build and development of a wide-ranging finance function across FP&A, Management Accounting, Controllership, AP, AR, Cash and Treasury management in conjunction with the wider On Location Finance Function

  • Lead the project’s core financial process including annual plans, quarterly, and monthly forecasts.

  • Manage and lead full scope finance planning and accounting resources.

  • Partner with divisional and program leadership to formulate forward-looking strategy and growth plans.

  • Analysis of operating results compared to plan, prior periods, and forecasts. Includes institution of the framework for P&L analysis

  • Preparation of financial presentations for internal and external use

  • Manage the full monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial and management accounting process in line with On Location wider company timelines.

  • Lead regular reporting to key partners and On Location management.

  • Perform balance sheet and cash flow analysis.

  • Prepare consolidated forecasts, budgets, and multi-year financial plans and analyze trends in revenue, expense, capital expenditures, and other related areas.

  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget and forecast.

  • Support all external financial reporting and compliance requirements.

  • Lead the development of financial models to adjust forecasted results for changes in currency, economic environment, additional headcount, and efficiency improvements.

  • Oversee, with the support of the key partner’s Financial Controller and wider On Location Controllership function, audit requirements and responses to questions and inquiries.

  • Budget and manage capex plans and projects.

  • Ensure a no surprises culture where finance has a key seat at the table when discussing any decisions with financial impacts.

Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant certification with relevant Accounting and Finance delivery experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or equivalent experience.

  • Master’s degree desirable but not essential.

  • A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible financial leadership experience, with demonstrated competence in all functional areas.

  • A proven level of collaboration, partnership, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to build strategic business relationships to establish rapport and credibility are required.

  • Experience working in senior financial leadership roles, specifically with public companies in both Accounting and Finance

  • Solid track record and experience with all aspects of finance in a global company with operations in Canada and Mexico

  • Experience in Events or Hospitality

  • Competence in thought leadership; thinking strategically, analytically, conceptually, and innovatively.

  • Leadership capacity to play an integral role in company growth.

  • Entrepreneurial attitude towards the business and a strong work ethic

  • Credibility and trustworthiness in their dealings with others

  • Able to partner cross functionally and at all levels.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Financial Statements and reports

  • Pro-active

  • Flexible and ability to adapt approach

  • Strong communication and relationship building skills

  • Collaborative and team player

  • Ability to prioritize and balance work

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Per local requirements and in the interest of transparency, the range shown below reflects the prevalent current hiring range for this position. Hiring pay rates are based on a number of factors, including location and may vary depending on job-related qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience.  Endeavor strives to provide locally competitive rewards packages, which include base rate along with, as applicable, short- and long-term incentives, growth and developmental opportunities, and robust benefits, such as health care, retirement, vacation and other paid time off, and additional offerings.


Hiring Range Minimum:

$172,500 annually

Hiring Range Maximum:

$230,000 annually