Finance Manager

US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
17-7767
Division
Corporate - Finance
Functional Area
Accounting/Finance

Overview

The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

EEO Statement

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

Responsibilities

Work closely & provide daily guidance to the Marketing Partnerships group as it relates to financial planning & reporting.  Position oversees and administers Marketing Partnerships revenue recognition process, which also includes contract/deal memo tracking, comparison to rate card, revenue posting to general ledger and monthly actual vs. budget comparison (which includes deal fulfillment costs) as it relates to MSG Sports & Signage.   In addition, will be heavily involved in reviewing deal P&L’s which include all revenue and expense values & estimates as well as summary analysis used by senior management for their approval. 

Responsible for preparing annual budgets, quarterly forecasts & Outlooks for MSG Marketing Partnerships (revenue & expense) with a focus on MSG Sports & Signage. 

Assist with completion of all NBA, NHL and WNBA reporting packages and surveys as it relates to Marketing Partnerships/Sponsorships. 

 

  • Advise MSG Marketing Partnership SVP’s and Sales Managers on all financial aspects of sponsorship deals, including reporting, billing structure, rate card compliance and adherence to all process flows/corporate policies.
  • Manage revenue recognition/contract tracking/fulfillment costs of all marketing partnership agreements with a focus on MSG Sports & Signage.
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts for MSG Marketing Partnerships (revenues and expenses) with a focus on MSG Sports & Signage.
  • Assist in compiling and distributing all weekly sales reporting matters to senior executives.
  • Assist in preparation of all schedules for Corporate Finance to assist in quarterly reviews, year-end audits and financial statement disclosures relative to Marketing Partnerships.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate with senior executives.
  • Ability to establish effective interdepartmental relations.
  • Understanding of GAAP and corporate accounting policies.
  • Minimum 5 years accounting/finance analysis experience (public and/or private).
  • Understanding of sponsorship/advertising sales business.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and possess working knowledge of accounting systems and other automated environments.
  • Very strong analytical skills.

Education

Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Join Our Talent Community

No time to apply? Drop your information off with us in 4 quick steps and be part of our talent community!