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Sr. Staff Accountant with Los Angeles Football Club in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Football Club jobs
Sports Jobs in Los Angeles, CA
Accounting and Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018. We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world. Our primary initiatives include; designing and building our stadium, developing all facets of our brand, engaging with our community and developing our sporting team and youth programs. We are looking to grow our high-caliber, diverse team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that the beautiful game touches.  
 
POSITION SUMMARY: 
The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for maintaining overall Company financial records within the accounting software system and ensuring all records are accurate and submitted timely fashion.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
  • Oversee processes to ensure fixed asset records of the Company are accurate and maintained for reporting under applicable GAAP, Federal, State & Local rules for reporting. 
  • Record asset additions and disposals, monthly depreciation entries, and ensure fixed asset roll-forward schedules are updated as part of the monthly close process. 
  • Process customer invoice requests and maintain balance sheet reconciliations of A/R sub-ledger detail to the general ledger. 
  • Assist with compiling relevant information in responsible areas to meet financial reporting objectives of the Company. 
  • Maintain internal control processes based on Company-wide guidance. 
  • Provide financial analysis on various activities/special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
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.
  • Degree from an accredited College/University in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field required. 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an Accounting role required, within sports/entertainment industry preferred.
  • CPA preferred, not required. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics preferred, not required. 
  • Detail-oriented, driven self-motivator with a strong work ethic to get the job done.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communication effectively and efficiently – both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work productively and multi-task in an unstructured environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs (Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook).
  • Must have a flexible schedule with the ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required. 

LAFC participates in the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program. Your answers will be kept confidential and will not impact your employment opportunity. The questionnaire takes less than three minutes to complete. You will receive a code at the end and will be asked to enter your questionnaire code during the application process. EQUAL 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
 
HIRING PRACTICES: 
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
 
LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.
 
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

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