Oak View Group

Staff Accountant| The Greensboro Coliseum Complex

Location US-NC-Greensboro
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Location Name
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


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The primary purpose of the Staff Accountant is to provide advanced accounting and Finance Office support to the Coliseum venues, promoters and artist. Support includes performing complex financial analysis of live events that may result in payments to artists and promoters, preparation of complex journal entries to record settlements, monitoring of financial transactions, preparation of ticket related sales tax and artists withholdings, billing of clients and preparation of event financial reports. In addition, this position assists the Business Manager in preparation of the Coliseum budget, performs complex analysis of event balance sheet accounts and performs a wide variety of other accounting duties as directed. 


This role will pay an hourly rate between $24 - 28. 


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).


Job Expires 08/01/2024.

About the Venue

The Greensboro Coliseum Complex is a multi-building facility designed to serve the citizens of Greensboro and the surrounding area through a broad range of activities, including athletic events, cultural arts, concerts, theater, and educational activities, fairs, exhibits, and public and private events of all kinds including conventions, convocations and trade and consumer shows. It is both a primary center of activity for the community and a leading economic generator for this region.


  • Directs the overall Accounts Receivable process for the Coliseum. Prepares minor event settlements and miscellaneous billings which include proper follow-up with event managers and promoters to assure proper matching of event activity.
  • Negotiates items of discrepancy with event promoters and works with th GM,  Director of Finance, and Event Managers to find appropriate solutions to issues.
  • Performs all event related accounting functions including journal entries, payments to third party vendors, and account reconcilements.
  • Conducts a monthly review of Accounts Receivables and follows up on past due concerns.
  • Rresponsible for all event P&Ls or flash reports by event type.

  • Oversees and manages all Aquatic Center (GAC) related items including monthly event settlements, team billings, and scoreboard payments.
  • Monitor and maintain event P&L information by event and month to produce an annual schedule for budget preparation along with periodic review and analysis
  • Assists the Director of Finance in preparation of the annual budget and monthly financial reports by performing various complex analyses to determine significant issues.
  • Coordinates the annual report process by collaborating with other departments to obtain information.
  • Administers the Purchase Order process by entering all Coliseum purchase requisitions through collaboration with various department personnel.



  • Bachelor’s degree or better from an accredited college or university in Finance or Accounting 
  • Minimum of 5 years relevent financial analysis or accounitng experience 
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and control
  • Be able to work late nights during the month end close and year end.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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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