Finance Director

National Basketball Association   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


5 - 7 years

Posted 158 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Summary:

This position provides financial analysis and support, financial process & reporting rigor, financial performance management, and direction to a path to achieve long-term goals for the following departments: Marketing, Social Responsibility & Player Programs, HR, IT, Facilities, Security, and Administration.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the annual 3-year business plan & operating budget, including staffing/human resource plans, capital expenditure forecasts, cash flow estimates, and new investment opportunity pitches.
  • Perform monthly and quarterly financial tracking and variance analysis. Identify areas of risk or opportunity.
  • Communicate results to Department Senior Management, NBA Finance/Accounting team, and business subgroups.
  • Update monthly forecasts, as needed.
  • Develop financial models and provide financial expertise to support new, strategic initiatives from inception.
  • Continue to monitor progress, and report results on a regular basis. Act as primary liaison between the business and finance subgroups (such as Central Finance, Tax, Accounting, Treasury, Procurement).
  • Maintain lines of communication between business and finance to resolve issues, clarify transitions, and ensure correct expense payment/coding.
  • Partner closely with Accounting group to ensure accuracy on the P&L at month and year-end.
  • Lead direct report and provide instruction on monthly tasks and ongoing projects. Perform ad-hoc analysis as required.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in FP&A, corporate strategy, or related field.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus.

Educational Background:

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related business field.
  • CPA and MBA is a plus

REQ ID: 660