Manager, Finance

Posted Date:3/20/2018 8:32:51 PM
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: JR-13000
Location: Hollywood, CA
Job Category:Operations

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.

The role:

The Finance Manager role, located in Hollywood, CA, will be a key financial player supporting the Technology organization at Ticketmaster. This person will be a key resource for the Finance team in addition to being a key Business Partner to the CTO and other Technology executives. Interaction will also include other members of the Ticketmaster and Live Nation Accounting, and HR teams. This role will include P&L and Capital spend analysis, budgeting and forecasting, management reporting, executive presentation preparation, and other ad hoc financial analyses.

What the job is:

  • Functioning as a key finance contact for the Technology team at Ticketmaster
  • Detailed budget management and periodic metric reporting
  • Being a key partner to HR & Tech leaders for headcount matters, including tracking headcount resource allocations
  • Identifying and explaining key drivers of variances to budget, forecasts, and prior years
  • Working with Accounting, Procurement, and Accounts Payable to ensure expenses are recorded properly
  • Managing one Sr. Analyst
  • Assisting with the coordination of the annual budgeting process for the Tech organization, including the preparation of budget templates and executive presentation packages
  • Managing the month-end close process, including preparing and reviewing Journal Entries and monthly P&L to ensure accurate and complete recording of transactions
  • Preparing monthly financial reporting packages for Tech leaders and meeting with them periodically to go over results
  • Updating forecasts for major variances and/or changes in the business
  • Preparing financial presentations as needed for audiences of all levels and functions (e.g. C-level executives, Finance, Technology, other Ticketmaster executives, etc.)
  • Preparing ad hoc analyses as needed

What a qualified candidate should possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Business/Accounting (CPA is a plus)
  • 5+ years of relevant finance and accounting experience
  • Tech industry experience is a plus
  • Experience preparing and reviewing Journal Entries
  • Familiar with GAAP Capitalization rules
  • Experience with Oracle and BPC is a plus
  • Strong MS Excel skills and proficient in PowerPoint
  • Ability to work effectively with and analyze large datasets
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, and presentation preparation skills
  • Ability to multi­task, be organized, and meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to deliver timely and accurate work
  • Detail oriented
  • Must be flexible with hours to accommodate workload fluctuations
  • Ability to work with all levels of management
  • Must be a self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Ability to solve problems independently and make strong recommendations
  • Ability to participate in a collaborative team environment 

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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