• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    18-9008
    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

    1. Review and analyze corporate entities and record related accounting entries in General Ledger
    2. Prepare monthly financial statements for corporate entities.
    3. Maintain records for companies during start-up phase, and hand-off to venue controller at start of operation.
    4. Maintain detailed reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, including bank reconciliations, and research discrepancies
    5. Follow and help maintain company’s accounting policies
    6. Assist in Financial Audit & Sarbanes-Oxley requests.
    7. Ad hoc reporting and other duties as reasonably assigned.

    Qualifications

    Skills and Knowledge

    • Accounting & financial knowledge
    • Basic analytical skills in dealing with financial and numeric data
    • Excellent computer skills, especially Excel
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work with different types of people and different management styles
    • Excellent organizational skills, sense of urgency & proven follow-through

     

    Other Qualifications

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
    • 2+ years of general accounting experience
    • Familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (SOX) helpful
    • Compeat software experience helpful

    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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