Oak View Group

Accounting Manager| St. Charles Convention Center

Location US-MO-St. Charles
Job ID
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
St. Charles Convention Center
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.


The Accounting Manager plans, directs, and manages all aspects of financial, accounting, purchasing and internal control functions for the OCG management team by performing the following duties.


This role will pay a wage of $50,000 to $56,000. 


For FT roles:   Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).

About the Venue

The award-winning Saint Charles Convention Center is the most elegant full-service convention venue in the Saint Louis Metro Area.  Proudly managed by Oakview Group Management, the facility boasts 154,000 square feet of flexible space, accommodating a wide range of events from 10-3,000 attendees. An IAVM Venue Excellence Award Winner and one of St. Louis’ Top Workplaces, the venue is highly-rated by clients and staff.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to)

  • Process and prepare accounts payable invoices including preparing check payments. Additionally, review and process payments made via ACH transaction.
  • Process cash, ACH and credit card receipt transactions including posting of payments in accounting software and event management software.
  • Assist in monitoring bank activity for all accounts via on-line access for any suspicious or fraudulent activity.
  • Monitor, review and verify monthly credit card charges and reconcile to bank accounts.
  • Perform analysis of accounting records.
  • Verify and post original entries to subsidiary and general ledger accounts; run and review trial balances.
  • Detail processing for accounts receivable, and collection emails and calls for outstanding payments.
  • Maintain and control the issuance and receipt of purchase orders.
  • Assist with month end closing procedures.
  • Prepare audit work papers and perform analysis of accounts.
  • Examine and prepare a variety of financial reports and documents.
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State, and local laws and regulations pertaining to accounting and auditing work.
  • Apply accounting principles to the maintenance of financial and accounting transactions.
  • Assume management responsibility of ticket centers including computerized ticketing systems, and/or hard ticket sales.
  • Direct, coordinate and oversee the activities of employees engaged in providing services in box office operations.
  • Exercise direct supervision over all direct reports; communicate event information and duties to staff and assign event related tasks; inspect work product of staff to ensure that the highest levels of efficiency, accuracy and customer service are met.
  • Work with the Director of Finance to develop and administer appropriate accounting procedures related to the handling of financial transactions in the box office.
  • Reconcile ticket sales to cash receipts in accordance with established accounting procedures.
  • Prepare various operational and financial reports regarding areas of financial responsibility.
  • As needed, work with Event Managers and facility users in determining event staffing levels within areas of functional responsibility.
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients.




  • Ability to multitask, be organized, and focused on customer service.
  • Procedures, methods, applications and techniques of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures to a variety of accounting audits, transactions, and problems.
  • Principles and practices of financial auditing and inventory accounting methods.
  • Financial report preparation methods and techniques.
  • Principles of supervision and training.
  • Operate a computer to perform accounting functions.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and related computer equipment.
  • Proficient in Sage 100 software.
  • Proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; training on industry specific software will be provided.
  • Able to perceive the needs of facility tenants.
  • Knowledge of operating procedures of a public assembly facility.
  • Terminology used in the convention, trade show, and entertainment industry.
  • Relevant federal, state and local regulations.



  • Two years of professional accounting experience preferably including some supervisory experience and work in financial auditing.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or business administration or a closely related field. Additional years of experience may be substituted for formal education.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing.



Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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