Oak View Group

Accounting Manager|Baltimore Arena

Location US-MD-Baltimore
Job ID
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
CFG Bank Arena
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 Accounting Manager is a member of the senior management team for OVG at the CFG Bank Arena. We are looking for a proactive, driven, and collaborative professional who will be responsible for helping establish the financial infrastructure and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department.


The Accounting Manager must be detail-oriented and have a passion for rolling up his/her sleeves.  The culture at OVG supports those who possess a broad and strategic business perspective with a demonstrated tactical ability. This individual should possess a passion for the sports and entertainment industry, support team-first collaboration, and be able to adapt to a continually evolving business environment. 


Salary: $90k-$100k

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).


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.


  • Preparing the budget and monthly financial forecasts
  • Development and maintenance of accounting policies, procedures, and checklists
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and management reports.
  • Projecting event deals, actual event P&L's, analysis, and "settlement" of shows on the night of events
  • Oversee accounting and forecasting of all premium seating and sponsorship revenues
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Oversee the revenue and expense recognition process that follows contract terms and GAAP
  • Lead the annual venue GAAP audit
  • Lead other special projects as requested by leadership
  • Monitors compliance with all provisions of the management contract
  • Maintains contact with Risk Management Department and Insurance broker for coordination of appropriate coverage
  • Other duties as assigned


    • S. in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university
    • CPA or MBA a plus
    • 5 to 7 years of relevant work experience in public accounting and/or financial management at a supervisory level or as department head
    • Venue/Live Entertainment Industry experience is preferred
    • Be a business partner with other departments ensuring financial success of the venue
    • Extensive knowledge of general and cost accounting
    • Superior Excel skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Demonstrated attention to detail
    • Ability to learn quickly, open to change and enjoy the challenge of unfamiliar tasks
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and ambiguous environment; handle multiple tasks with the ability to re-prioritize and shift priorities quickly
    • Written/Oral communications - ability to speak and write clearly and concisely, get messages across that have the desired effect
    • Experience with ADP payroll, and Net Suite accounting system preferred




    Working Conditions:

    • Minimal Travel (<5% travel): May be required to travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule inclusive of weekends, nights and holidays required


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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