Director of Accounting (Houston, TX)

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WHO ARE WE?

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide. Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 1,000 brands with the 98 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visitwww.livenationentertainment.com

WHO ARE YOU?

Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Entertainment, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on!

THE JOB

We are searching for a Director of Accounting who will be responsible for reviewing balance sheet processes for consistency across divisions, serve as the accounting liaison for ERP projects and assist with other projects that are needed within the Internal Reporting department.

WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO
  • Document policy and procedures for balance sheet processes.
  • Train divisions on balance sheet processes to create consistent processes across the Company
  • Coordinate meetings for on-boarding newly acquired company to identify intercompany transactions and train on balance sheet and internal reporting processes
  • Accounting liaison for ERP projects to determine impacts and recommendations for those projects
  • Consolidation entries and various reviews needed to build monthly financial package
  • Maintain chart of accounts and provide account definitions and recommendations as to what account should be used in a certain accounting situation
  • Conduct balance sheet reviews to ensure appropriate and consistent accounting
  • Lead and manage various ad hoc reporting and special projects


WHAT THIS PERSON WILL BRING
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA certification is required
  • 10+ years accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong multi-task organization skills
  • Understanding of currency translation and remeasurement
  • Understanding of non-controlling interest
  • Understanding of intercompany eliminations
  • Understanding of current vs long term classification
  • Oracle and BPC accounting software experience a plus
  • COVID-19 vaccination will be required for this position subject to legally valid exemptions


If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at www.livenationentertainment.com/careers to join the Live Nation Entertainment team today!

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

BENEFITS & PERKS - Our motto is 'Taking Care of Our Own' through 6 pillars of benefits:
  • HEALTH: Medical, Dental and Vision benefits for you and your family, including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  • YOURSELF: Paid time off policy including holidays, sick time and day off for your birthday, free concert tickets
  • WEALTH: 401(k) program with company match, Stock Program Reimbursement
  • FAMILY: New parent programs & support including caregiver leave and baby bonus, infertility support
  • CAREER: Tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment internal growth and development programs & trainings
  • OTHERS: Volunteer time off, crowdfunding network


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the rhetoric of diversity and inclusion. You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work. We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and homelife. As a growing business we will encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with. It's talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.

Live Nation 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, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the California Fair Chance Act and consistent with other similar and / or applicable laws in other areas.

We also afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. For this reason, Live Nation will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant consistent with its legal obligations to do so, including reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy in accordance with applicable local, state and / or federal law. As part of its commitment to make reasonable accommodations, Live Nation also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with a disabled applicant to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodations. Applicants are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should contact a Human Resources Representative to request the opportunity to participate in a timely interactive process. Live Nation will also provide reasonable religious accommodations on a case by case basis.

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.

Live Nation recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.
More Information on Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment operates in the Events industry. The company is located in Beverly Hills, CA, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Pheonix, AZ, Houston, TX, Atlanta, GA, Nashville, TN, Chicago, IL and Brooklyn, NY. Live Nation Entertainment was founded in 2005. It has 13750 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 136 open jobs at Live Nation Entertainment, click here.
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