Finance & Accounting Manager- Counter Logic Gaming

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This postion is a part of the Counter Logic Gaming Organization (CLG ESPORTS LLC). Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) is a premier North American esports organization known for its passionate fan base and winning culture. Founded originally in 2010 as a League of Legends team by George Georgallidis, it’s now one of the largest esports organizations in the world. This role will be located in Los Angeles, CA.


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

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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.


The Finance and Accounting Manager is the lead finance role for Counter Logic Gaming (CLG). This role is responsible for all financial matters associated with CLG including accounting, financial planning and managing treasury and cash flow.


  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Bank Reconciliation, Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Preparation of annual budget / long-term plan and other financial forecasts, as well as tracking reports including explanation of variances
  • Provide timely analyses of results and perform balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Ad hoc analysis of labor and staffing, other expenses, merchandise, and other revenue
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
  • Manage treasury and cash flow
  • Direct the annual company audit process and any interim internal or external audits
  • Ensure financial transactions and financial reporting are prepared in accordance with GAAP and company policies
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Supervise part-time staff as needed
  • Additional controller duties include: Payroll, Purchasing, Insurance, and H/R Reporting and Benefits


  • 3+ years of experience
  • Familiar with:
    • QuickBooks or a similar financial accounting system.
    • Monthly reporting and adhering to a book close calendar/schedule
    • Running accounts payable/check disbursements
    • Working with a billing and accounts receivable system
    • Running Payroll
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Must have knowledge of US GAAP and related accounting and financial reporting concepts
  • Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 rules including the documentation of steps performed for key controls, including management review controls
  • Understanding of risk assessments, segregation of duties, and an appropriate approval/control process Education:
  • Accounting or Finance Degree is Required
  • MBA or CPA License Preferred (or working towards CPA)



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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