Oak View Group

Senior Accountant|McCormick Place Convention Center

Location US-IL-Chicago
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Location Name
McCormick Place Convention Center
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.  



Under direction of the Director of Finance, the Senior Accountant monitors, controls, and audits all financial transactions at the McCormick Place Convention Center/Wintrust ArenaThis role performs a full range of professional accounting duties involved in fiscal management, record keeping, reporting and financial analysis of the facility. 


This role will pay a salary of $65,000 to $80,000.


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

McCormick Place located in downtown Chicago is the largest and most flexible convention center in North America., With over 2.6 million square feet of exhibition space, the campus proudly hosts some of the world’s largest and most prestigious conventions, meetings, and trade shows, welcoming approximately 3 million visitors to Chicago every year. 


  • Perform all general accounting functions including general ledger, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. 
  • Key data into accounting software for A/P, A/R, and general journal entries. 
  • Process and prepare accounts account receivable invoices and other Show Management Invoices. 
  • Serve as back-up for Night of Show settlements at Wintrust Arena.  
  • Review Arena tenant settlements. 
  • Manage Event Deposit process for Convention Center and Arena. 
  • Verify & post entries to general ledger accounts; run trial balances. 
  • Assist with month end closing procedures and adjusting journal entries. 
  • Prepares select event settlements and generate account transfers or check payments. 
  • Perform analysis of accounting records; prepare event profitability statements. 
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and select GL Accounts. 
  • Support cash management and cash monitoring within the Finance department. 
  • Audits receipts and disbursements to ensure accuracy for public shows and resolves credit card charge backs. 
  • Examine and verify a variety of financial documents and reports. 
  • Assist Director of Finance with budget preparation, financial reporting, and analyses. 
  • Apply Federal, State, and local laws and regulations pertaining to accounting and auditing work. 
  • Other miscellaneous projects and duties as assigned by Director of Finance. 
  • Operate a ten-key calculator by touch at a speed necessary for successful job performance. 
  • Operate a computer to perform accounting functions. 


  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field. 
  • 5+ years of professional accounting experience preferably including some supervisory experience. Some experience in building management industry preferred but not required 
  • Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines 
  • Capable of working with all levels of management 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook required 
  • Knowledge of ERP and Ungerboeck Software preferred. 

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. 


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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