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Director of Accounting & Finance - KC NWSL

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Accounting and Finance: Controller/Director of Finance
Kansas City NWSL is seeking a full time Director of Accounting and Finance. The Director of Accounting and Finance is responsible for ensuring all company financial records are complete and maintained in an organized and accurate manner., Duties include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Manage all aspects of the accounting organization including month-end close, reporting and analysis of financial results, tax, accounts receivable, account payable, payroll and treasury activities
  • Ensure accurate and timely dissemination of financial information including internal and external monthly financial statements including cash flows.
  • Process settlements, commissions and royalties in an urgent and timely manner
  • Manage vendor relationships, collecting appropriate documentation and ensuring accurate payment schedules/payments
  • Collect and create reports for ticket sales, sponsorship, suites, parking and all match day related revenue and expenses
  •  Supervise monthly budget review and analysis with senior staff and ownership and assist with preparing budget vs. actual updates as requested
  •  Direct department heads in preparation of annual budgets and provide guidance and leadership in the management of budgets throughout the year
  • Establishes processes for technical and front office staff with purchasing needs, as well as reconciliation of per diem and company-issued credit cards
  • Assist with external league reporting as needed
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting. CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting experience in progressively responsible roles
  • Leadership/supervisory experience and public accounting a plus
  • Professional sports and/or events experience a plus
  • Quickbooks experience preferred  
Requirements
  • Work collaboratively with others 
  • Organized, detail oriented and committed to accurate reporting
  • Self-starter; ability to operate independently
  • Work in a fast-paced environment, paying close attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Ability to adjust on the fly and problem solve
  • Ability to work nights/weekends based on club schedule
Key Personality Traits
  • Authentic/Genuine/Transparent
  • Competitive
  • Lives for the challenge, especially to the status quo
  • Gets it done
  • Doesn’t see obstacles, only opportunity
  • Knows together is better, for team and community
  • Optimistic
  • Always improving
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.