Oak View Group

Director of Finance | Mobile Convention Center

Location US-AL-Mobile
Job ID
2024-15469
Location Name
Mobile Convention Center
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
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.

 

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

Overview

 Utilizing independent judgment, the Director of Finance is primarily responsible for overseeing all aspects of the financial management including developing, coordinating, and supervising the accounting procedures relative to the operation of the facility  including but not limited to maintaining formal accounting systems, supervising the organization of accounting records and files, and supervising the preparation of monthly financial statements, event settlements, and preparing and managing the yearly budget. 

This role will pay a salary of $70,000 to $90,000.

 

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 12 holidays)

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities of assigned programs and functions including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivables, purchasing, budgeting and the general ledger.
  • Manage and participate in the development and administration of the convention center’s annual budget; direct and provide consultation to department managers in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approve expenditures; implement budgetary adjustments as necessary.
  • Prepares financial statements for the Client and OVG Corporate Office, and other financials reports, including monthly statements, annual budget and annual report.
  • Coordinate the accounting activities of the facility in relation to the annual audit; serve as liaison for the Accounting Section with other departments, division and outside auditors; negotiate and resolve significant and controversial issues.
  • Analyze balance sheet and P & L figures for monthly financial statements; prepare comments and explanations of performance trends
  • Reviews and executes all checks and deposits; reviews daily cash receipts and disbursements
  • Reviews financial statements with management personnel
  • Plan, develop and recommend procedures to ensure the financial management of the facility is in line with corporate goals and objectives.
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate Accounting Department staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work flow for the Finance Department; meet with staff on a regular basis to identify and resolve challenges; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate methods and procedures
  • Work cooperatively with other department directors on projects of mutual interest
  • Occassionally function as Manager on Duty
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years professional accounting experience including at least three (3) years of supervisory responsibility.
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, public or business administration or a related field. Additional experience may be substituted for formal education
  • Previous Arena/Hotel/Convention Center accounting experience preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred.
  • Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals.
  • Accurate interpretation preparation of financial statements and budgets.
  • Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation
  • Relevant federal, state, and local regulations
  • Terminology used in entertainment and convention settings
  • Principles of budget preparation and control
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications, accounting systems software and internet applications
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors and facility users 
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • Recruit, interview, select, train, manage, direct and evaluate all subordinate employees in the Finance Department
  • Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for all finance activities
  • Recommend and implement goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient customer service
  • Recognize challenges, analyze and identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of organizational objectives
  • Interpret and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures

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.

EEO

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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