Senior Accountant

Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
ID
2022-1521
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Job Title:              Senior Accountant

Class:                    Full-Time

Reports to:         Senior Vice President of Finance

                               

As part of our commitment to health and safety, we are requiring that all full-time/part-time team members and new hires be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to certain limited exceptions.

 

The Milwaukee Bucks are looking for talented people who embrace diversity, equity & inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

 

It all begins with outstanding talent, It all begins with YOU! #FearTheDeer 

 

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as mental health resources 
  • 8 weeks of paid time off for parents to welcome newborns, adopted and foster children
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Professional Development through our internal learning & development program - Antler Academy
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Milwaukee Bucks and NBA League Discounts
  • Qualified Parking and Phone Allowance

 

Summary:

The Senior Accountant will participate in the accounting of Arena Events, including Marquette Men’s Basketball games, Concerts, Family Shows, other Sporting Events and Private Events.

Responsibilities

  • Event Settlements – aggregate and reconcile all revenue & expenses for Arena events, settle events with promoters & tenants (Marquette), and prepare cash transfer worksheets.
  • Monthly Accounting -prepare monthly journal entries for arena events, review with supervisor & post to General Ledger, and prepare monthly worksheet for ticket surcharge payable to Wisconsin Center District.
  • Financial Planning – work with arena operational department heads and Accounting/Finance staff to review actual vs budget activity, and assist in preparation of budgets for future fiscal years
  • Audits – assist with all audits, including GAAP financial statement audit, NBA BRI audit, and NBA CFS audit, as applicable.
  • Foundation Accounting & Reporting – prepare monthly financial entries and reports, assist with year end audit and 990 compilation for Milwaukee Bucks Foundation and Mentor Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
  • Capital Expenditures – participate in completing Arena capital expenditure budget and maintain fiscal year-based tracking sheet vs budget.
  • Daily Processing – assist SVP Finance in reviewing & verifying vendor contracts and payments to ensure timely processing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • A minimum 4 years of Accounting & Finance experience.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices.
  • Experience creating Budgets and Forecasts (both short-term and long-term).
  • Ability to produce accurate results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to working Event nights, including weekends.
  • Strong attention to detail skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate to advance excel skills
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in an organized manner.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

 

All offers for employment with the Milwaukee Bucks are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. We will consider people with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and Federal laws.

The Milwaukee Bucks is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Ethnic Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

We provide our employees with a robust employee benefits plan that focuses on the mental and physical wellness of our team.  We strive to offer a flexible work environment that allows our team members to be productive in both their work and home lives.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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