Oak View Group

Staff Accountant | Ryan Center and Boss Ice Arena (U of Rhode Island)

Location US-RI-Kingston
Job ID
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
Ryan Center and Boss Ice Arena (U of Rhode Island)
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 position is primarily responsible for all day-to-day accounting functions including general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and financial statement preparation. Further duties include Human Resources coordination, assisting the Director of Finance with budgeting and financial reporting, and assisting with customer service initiatives on event days.


This position is on-site.


  • Oversee and assist in all general accounting functions including: General Ledger, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
  • Perform GL account reconciliations monthly
  • Perform Bank account reconciliations monthly
  • Prepare monthly audit work papers
  • Compile monthly financial statements for review by Director of Finance
  • Coordinate with Box Office, Ice Arena and Concessions on daily reports and deposits
  • Reconcile the daily credit card sales from the ticketing system
  • Verify the weekly statements from the ticketing company and approve payment of the invoice
  • Provide support for the Human Resources function through maintaining records and files administering employee benefits
  • Review and approve bi-weekly payroll for all salaried and hourly employees.
  • Supervise Accounting Internt.
  • Implement accounting controls and procedures.
  • Prepare a variety of financial spreadsheets, reports, and analyses for Director of Finance and General Manager.
  • Apply Federal, State, and local laws and regulations pertaining to accounting and auditing work.
  • Assist with customer service initiatives on event days.
  • Assist in providing general office and clerical support.


  • Two years of professional accounting experience preferably including some supervisory experience.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field.
  • High level of proficiency with computers, Microsoft applications, and accounting/payroll systems.
  • Experience with Excel, Sage or other accounting program required. Extensive experience preparing spreadsheets and reports.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to work well with all levels of management.
  • Previous customer service experience a must.

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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