Oak View Group

Director of Finance| Dallas Fair Park

Location US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2022-9100
Group
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
Dallas Fair Park FH
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

The Director of Finance plans and directs all aspects of financial, accounting, purchasing, and internal control functions for OVG Venue Management at Fair Park in Dallas by performing the following duties, personally or through subordinate supervisors.   The Director of Finance directly supervises the Finance and HR team and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with OVG’s policies and applicable laws. Other responsibilities may include some overseeing the interviewing, hiring of fulltime employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; performance appraisals; disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

OVG, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about OVG at www.oakviewgroup.com

 

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the development and implementation of facility goals and priorities relating to financial management, budget, accounting, purchasing, and/or payroll in compliance with State and Federal law, and policies and procedures.
  • Liaison with various City of Dallas departments. Monitors OVG’s compliance with all provisions of the management contract.
  • Maintains contact with Risk Management Department and Insurance broker for coordination of appropriate coverage.
  • Reviews all contracts for client, events, subcontractors, food and beverage or concessionaires.
  • Reviews and/or prepares event settlements.
  • Reviews and executes all checks and deposits, reviews daily cash receipts and disbursements.
  • Oversee box office, ticket sale receipts and reporting
  • Oversee food and beverage accounting
  • Assist with show settlement including payments to promoters, compile all post-show financial info to enter into GL, prepare show income/loss reports
  • Oversee payroll and HR functions in the venue.
  • Prepare appropriate state and local tax returns to be filed timely
  • Develop and implement all financial reporting, including:
  • Prepares financial statements for the Client and Corporate, and other financial reports, including monthly statements, Annual Budget and Annual Report.
  • Prepares and may present financial board presentation materials for governing non-profit board.
  • Analyze balance sheet and P&L figures for monthly financial statements; prepare comments and explanations of performance trends.
  • Directs the installation and maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures.
  • Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records.
  • Analyzes financial performance and cost analyses for all departments; prepares monthly financial statements, recommends appropriate actions/changes in order to meet business goals.
  • Prepares forecasted statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues for internal and external users
  • Coordinates preparation of Client or external audit materials and financial reporting; implements recommendations of Client as requested.

Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

Education and/or Experience:

 

  • S. in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university.
  • CPA or MBA a plus
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in public accounting and/or financial management at a supervisory level or as department head.
  • Venue Management Industry experience is preferred.

 

Skills and Abilities:

 

    • Acts as Manager on Duty on occasion for special events, as required. Must work nights and weekends if required.
    • Be a business partner with other departments ensuring financial success of the venue.
    • Extensive knowledge of general and cost accounting.
    • Excellent math skills; high aptitude for figures.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and organizational ability.
    • Effective supervisory skills.
    • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Must pass background and credit check per guidelines
    • Experience with ADP payroll, and Sage accounting 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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