Accounts Payable Coordinator

US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
17-7913
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

This position will support both the Manager and Director Corporate Accounts Payable in overseeing the day to day work of the Accounts Payable department.  Coordinate and control daily AP activity as well as liaison with IT and Financial Systems for proper integration between subsystems and Oracle. Act as the primary point of contact for vendor requests.  Point of contact for end user inquiries relating to Concur Travel & Expense as well as the corporate credit card program including auditing of expenses and end user training. There will also be routine reports that will need to be generated at the request of divisional A/P groups and to assist with internal and external audits.

 

  • Oversee distribution of work among AP staff.
  • Assist MSG staff with invoice/payment inquiries.
  • Review invoice hold report to resolve issues.
  • Audit and approve employee expense reports for compliance with the Company's T&E policy. Includes electronic reports submitted in Concur and paper expense reports submitted.
  • Assist program administrator for MSG's corporate card program. Handle employee inquiries regarding credit limits and transactions.
  • Research and resolve supplier inquiries and account reconciliations.
  • Manage AP involvement in IT projects related to Oracle, Puridiom, Eatec.
  • Assist Director AP with entering ACH banking information for new vendors.
  • Prepare monthly capital spend analysis for Corporate Finance.
  • Serve as backup for payment runs and monthly close process.
  • Ad hoc reporting/analyses as needed.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or similar field
  • Proven ability to meet established deadlines, multi-task and coordinate priorities
  • Strong organizational skills including proactive problem solving
  • Strong knowledge of Accounts Payable as well as Excel including, pivot tables and data import, working knowledge of Microsoft Word and understanding of general ledger and sub-systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

Preferred:

  • Use of Oracle Financials, Puridiom Procurement, Eatec, Concur.

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.

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