Oak View Group

Accounting Manager| PPG Paints Arena

Location US-PA-Pittsburgh
Job ID
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
PPG Paints Arena
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


The Accounting Manager performs and manages the accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting activities for OVG360 at the PPG Paints Arena, including supervision of one Staff Accountant.  Will also serve as backup to the Payroll Specialist in his/her absence.


This role will pay a wage of $55,000 to $60,000. 


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).



  • Assists in the development and implementation of facility goals and priorities relating to financial management, budget, accounting, purchasing, and/or payroll in compliance with State and Federal law, and company policies and procedures.
  • Supervises Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and other accounting functions and personnel
  • Prepares and performs or assists with event settlements
  • Prepares and performs bank reconciliations
  • Reconcile Box Office cash and ticket sales
  • Supervises and assists with the preparation of all financial reporting, including:
    • Assists with preparation of financial statements for the Client and OVG360 Corporate, and other financial reports, including monthly statements, Annual Budget and Annual Report.
    • Directs the installation and maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures.
    • Maintains general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records.
    • Verifies and checks the accuracy of general ledger coding.
    • Directs and participates in cost analyses and rate studies.
    • Prepares and analyzes information for financial statements and reports.
    • Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues.
    • Directs internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls.
    • Coordinates preparation of external audit materials and external financial reporting. Works with auditors in verifying financial information/procedures.
  • Process payroll in absence of Payroll Specialist
  • Establishes system controls for new financial systems and develops procedures to improve existing systems.
  • Reviews financial statements with management personnel.
  • Directs the installation and maintenance of new accounting, timekeeping, payroll, inventory, property, and other related procedures and controls.
  • Prepare attendance reports for events; analysis of Ticketmaster audits for Advanced Ticket Sales. Facility Fees, etc.; compile monthly information for billing to tenant, as well as various other Ad Hock report


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university;
  • At least 3 to 5 years experience in public accounting and/or financial management at a supervisory level or as department head               
  • Extensive knowledge of general and cost accounting
  • Proficiency in Great Plains preferred, or similar accounting software
  • Excellent math skills; high aptitude for figures
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational ability
  • Ability to work with and maintain highly confidential information is required.
  • Effective supervisory skills required
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, in addition to normal business hours
  • Must have professional attitude and appearance

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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