Sr. Financial Accountant

Employer
Live Nation
Location
Toronto (City), Ontario
Salary
Salary in line with industry standard.
Posted
June 5, 2024
Closes
July 5, 2024
Job Type
Full-time
CPA status
CPA Member

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 550 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, visit www.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!  

 

The Role:

Reporting to the VP, Financial Accounting, the candidate will be responsible for accounting and reporting for partnerships and income taxes.  This includes financial statement preparation, account reconciliations, and annual income tax filings.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review monthly reporting for partners, including managing chart of accounts, review of reconciliations and local subledgers, and preparing required month end entries

  • Prepare monthly non-controlling interest journal entries

  • Prepare journal entries to record intercompany activity

  • Reconcile intercompany account balances

  • Prepare invoicing and settlement for intercompany balances

  • Support accounting for premium seating program

  • Prepare monthly leadsheets

  • Prepare monthly partner financial statements and provide an in-depth balance sheet account analysis for management review

  • Support internal and external audits

  • Support acquisition accounting

  • Manage local tax return preparation process including preparation of information packages for local tax team, addressing questions and review of final returns

  • Prepare quarterly information package for corporate tax team

  • Support preparation of event settlements as required

  • Support Oracle Cloud ERP system interface with partner systems

  • Assist with other duties, projects, financial reporting and strategic initiatives as requested by the management team

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent

  • CPA recognized accounting designation

  • Experience working in a large, complex organizations

  • Experience with income taxes and financial statement preparation

  • Experience working with internal and/or external auditors

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills and very detail oriented

  • Ability to multi-task, proactively solve problems, prioritize, and meet time-critical deadlines

  • Strong computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel

 

Benefits and 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, along with Employee Assistant Programs through Modern Health and ComPsych 

  • YOURSELF: Paid time off policy including holiday closures, and sick time for you and dependents, along with free concert tickets 

  • WEALTH: RRSP program with company match, Stock Program Reimbursement 

  • FAMILY: New parent programs & support including caregiver leave and baby bonus, and infertility support 

  • CAREER: Tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment internal growth and development programs & trainings 

  • OTHERS: Volunteer time off, crowdfunding network, gender reassignment support  

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. 

 

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

 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment  

Stationary position for extended periods of time at a computer station or work desk; movement throughout the day; occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.; ability to operate computers and office equipment for up to 8 hours each day; move up to 10 pounds regularly; exposed to typical office environment conditions and noise levels. 

 

Employment Equity  

Live Nation Canada strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by provincial and/or federal law. Accommodations for candidates with disabilities are available on request during all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If accommodation is needed during the recruitment and selection process, please contact us and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. 

 

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

This job description is a summary of duties that are expected to be performed. Duties outlined on this job description may not be all-inclusive, and can be modified at any time if requested by management.