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Director, Accounting

Washington Wizards in Washington


Apply by 5/31/2024

Posted 1 month ago

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Washington D.C., DC, USA

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Job Description

The Director, Accounting is responsible for managing accounting staff for the Washington Wizards and other Monumental Basketball entities.

Do you have strong accounting knowledge, proactive leadership, and the ability to facilitate projects and initiatives to support various departments within the company? We'd love to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee accounting staff and operations relating to basketball and business operations including revenue, marketing, sales, ticket operations, broadcast and communications, and G&A.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Assist in coordination of year-end financial statement audit.
  • Collaborate with department heads on annual budget and quarterly financial review.
  • Prepare NBA league reporting (BRI, CFS, Game Reports) including coordination of club affiliate information and serve as primary liaison for multiple AUPs ensuring CBA compliance.
  • Oversee gate revenue recognition and ticketing system reconciliation.
  • Review sponsorship revenue allocations and trades.
  • Assist with cash management including daily cash reports, weekly projections, and monthly reconciliation.
  • Maintain fixed assets registrar and calculate monthly depreciation.

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Qualifications Required

  • Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent experience in accounting.
  • CPA, CMA, or Big 4 experience preferred.
  • Proven accounting experience at a supervisory level, preferably in the sports industry.
  • 6+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency.
  • Outstanding accounting software skills.

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