Financial Analyst

Posted Date:3/3/2018 4:30:33 PM
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: JR-12135
Location: Hollywood, CA
Job Category:Finance

Job Summary:

Who we are.
We’re fans who help fans everywhere get in to the live events they love.  A proud division of Live Nation Entertainment, Ticketmaster has changed the way the world connects with their favorite artists, teams, and shows, and we continue to shape innovation every day. We’re not just selling tickets (though we do that better than anyone else), we’re enriching lives one amazing experience at a time. And we think that’s pretty amazing. If you’re passionate about the magic of live entertainment like we are, and you want to work at a company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience it, we want to hear from you.

Why you should work with us.
Our biggest investment is in our people. We offer comprehensive health benefits and 401k matching, student loan assistance, plus career-boosting opportunities like tuition reimbursement and targeted development sessions to help all eligible employees thrive. At Ticketmaster, expect the fast-paced excitement of a startup with the rock-solid support from an industry leader – with plenty of ticket perks on the side.

See what it’s like working at Ticketmaster.

What the job is:

You will work closely with Live Nation’s IT team and businesses across the corporation to support Corporate IT.  You will be responsible for preparing accruals, monthly financial statements, and ad-hoc reports by collecting and summarizing account information. You will also be responsible for providing both high level and detailed analysis of the Capital spend as well as analysis of the P&L for domestic and international areas. In addition, you will also be responsible for maintaining headcount information and reporting confidentially. This role affords a strong financial analyst the opportunity to broaden your skills into the areas of Technology at a large entertainment company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in tracking the department budget, forecasts and analyze risks/benefits
  • Prepare and deliver monthly financial performance packages for the Technology departments
  • Prepare detailed variance analysis comparing Actuals to Forecast and also to Plan, including identifying significant variances and informing business leaders accordingly
  • Monthly Close - Support the Accounting department in the financial close process and assist with coding of invoices and approval process
  • Maintain accurate and timely employee headcount information for management reporting Annual Operating Plan - Assist in the creation of the Annual Operating Plan for Technology departments, including preparation of budget templates and budget presentation packages
  • Annual Operating Plan - Assist in the creation of the Annual Operating Plan for Technology departments, including preparation of budget templates and budget presentation packages
  • Additional analytical tasks and special projects as assigned

What a qualified candidate should possess:

  • BA/BS degree preferred in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related
  • 2-4 years experience in a finance environment such as a financial planning & analysis, reporting or similar function with a global, multi-location corporation
  • Superior analytical skills - experienced user of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required. Knowledge of Oracle/BPC is a plus
  • Knowledge of operational IT finance a plus
  • Must be detail oriented and a self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task, organize, and perform multiple tasks with varying deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively interface at all levels with internal and external constituents
  • Experience in entertainment, sports or other event businesses desirable

Equal Employment Opportunity
Ticketmaster strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and medical care leave or the denial of family and medical care leave, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, political affiliation, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, rule, ordinance or regulation. 

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, for applicants in Los Angeles, California, and consistent with applicable laws in other areas.

Hiring Practices
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Ticketmaster recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Ticketmaster may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

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