The Director of Finance plans and directs all aspects of financial, accounting, purchasing, and internal control functions for the Alaska Airlines Center by performing the following duties, personally or through subordinate supervisors. The Director of Finance directly supervises the Finance Department and Box Office employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Spectra’s policies and applicable laws. Other responsibilities include overseeing the interviewing, hiring of fulltime employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; performance appraisals; disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
•Prepares financial statements for the Client and Spectra Corporate Office, and other financial reports, including monthly statements, annual budget and annual report •Directs the installation and maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures •Analyzes financial performance and cost analyses for all departments; prepares monthly financial statements, recommends appropriate actions/changes in order to meet business goals •Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, cost, property, and operating expenses, insurance and human resource records •Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues •Directs internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls •Coordinates preparation of Client or external audit materials and financial reporting; implements recommendations of Client as requested •Analyze balance sheet and income statement figures for monthly financial statements; prepare comments and explanations of performance trends •Develop, implement and oversee systems/controls for the financial aspects of the business including; accounting, box office, purchasing, and human resources •Directs the installation and maintenance of any new accounting, timekeeping, payroll, inventory, property, and other related procedures and controls •Reviews and/or prepares event settlements •Reviews and executes all checks and deposits; reviews daily cash receipts and disbursements •Monitors, manages and projects cash flow •Assists in the development and implementation of facility goals and priorities relating to financial management, budget, accounting, purchasing, human resources, payroll in compliance with State and Federal Law, and Spectra’s policies and procedures •Oversee Box Office operations and related controls •Oversee payroll functions •Oversees human resource functions in the venue including but not limited to employee files, submitting employee benefits forms and reconciling benefits payments, updating employee records such as vacation/sick/personal day forms •Prepare and submit appropriate State, Federal and local tax returns to be filed timely •Liaison with various University departments. Monitors Spectra’s compliance with all provisions of the management contract •Reviews financial statements with management personnel •Record and maintain contract agreements •Maintains contact with Spectra’s Risk Management Department and insurance broker for coordination of appropriate coverage. Reviews all contracts for client, events, subcontractors, food and beverage or concessionaires •Oversees and directs event merchandise sales and processes •Prepare artist and day of show payments •Attend and participate in meetings •Maintains effective working relationship with union representatives. •Other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience, Skills:
3 to 5 years’ experience in public accounting and/or financial management at a supervisory level
Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance from a college or university or equivalent is preferred
A minimum of 3 years combined related education and experience is preferred
Experience and knowledge of Payroll and Human Resource functions and procedures
Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and related computer equipment
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, accuracy in preparing and entering financial and payroll information
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook is required
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Experience in Mid-Range Accounting Systems such as MAS 90/200 and in Payroll Processing Software such as Ceridian or ADP
Excellent time-management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments and meet strict deadlines
Effective supervisory skills, ability to work under minimal supervision and able to work flexible hours in addition to normal business hours
SPECTR IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER
We are Spectra, the experts in hosting and entertainment, providing our clients with solutions and services that amplify the customer experience. We pride ourselves on our superior service and client-focused approach, as we bring innovative solutions to events across a range of sports facilities, convention centers, performing arts centers, state fairs, and much more.