Oak View Group

Staff Accountant| Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena

Location US-IA-Des Moines
Job ID
2022-8654
Group
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
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.

Overview

Under general direction of the Director of Finance, the main responsibility of the AR Accountant is to prepare customer billings and post corresponding journal entries.  Position is also responsible for variety of other accounting and human resource functions

Responsibilities

  • Post advance deposits
  • Prepare customer invoices for events held at the convention center
  • Process credit applications
  • Create and post monthly invoices
  • Assist in the reconciling of advance deposits and event liability accounts on monthly work papers
  • Make collection calls
  • Enter sales journals for all convention center events
  • Assist in entry of the annual budget
  • Maintain all convention center finance files
  • Assist Human Resources with new hire paperwork and company orientation for part time employees
  • Assist in processing background checks and drug screens
  • Assist in sending new hire uploads to corporate payroll
  • Assist in processing termination paperwork for part time employees
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal/external clients

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field.
  • One year 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 Sage 100 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.

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.

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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