SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Director of Finance at the Shreveport Convention Center. The Director of Finance plans and directs all aspects of financial and accounting activities at the facility by performing the following duties, personally or through subordinate supervisors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in the development and implementation of facility goals and priorities relating to financial management, budget, accounting, purchasing, and/or payroll in compliance with State and Federal law, and SMG policies and procedures.
Develop and implement all financial reporting, including:
Prepares financial statements for the Client and SMG Corporate, and other financial reports, including monthly statements, Annual Budget and Annual Report.
Directs the installation and maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures.
Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records.
Analyzes financial performance and cost analyses for all departments; prepares monthly financial statements, recommends appropriate actions/changes in order to meet business goals.
Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues.
Directs internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls.
Coordinates preparation of Client or external audit materials and financial reporting; implements recommendations of Client as requested
Coordinates year-end report of fiscal performance for the General Manager's report.+
Monitors SMG compliance with all provisions of the management contract.
Maintains contact with SMG's Risk Management Department and Insurance broker for coordination of appropriate coverage.
Reviews all contracts for client, events, subcontractors, food and beverage or concessionaires.
Reviews and/or prepares event settlements.
Reviews and executes all checks and deposits; reviews daily cash receipts and disbursements.
Monitors and projects daily cash flow; invests excess cash as needed.
Reviews all purchasing of capital assets, office supplies and facility supplies.
Directs the installation and maintenance of any new and existing accounting, timekeeping, payroll, inventory, property, and other related procedures and controls.
Reviews financial statements with management personnel.
Participates in union labor contract administration; maintains effective working relationship with union representatives.
Acts as Director on Duty to oversee events and operations of facility as needed.
Other duties may be assigned.
B.S. in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university
5 to 7 years experience in public accounting and/or financial management at a supervisory level or as department head
Extensive knowledge of general and cost accounting
Excellent math skills; high aptitude for figures
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and organizational ability
Ability to work with and maintain highly confidential information required
Effective supervisory skill
Extensive knowledge of accounting software, spreadsheets and word processing software.
CPA is preferred.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet strict deadlines
Ability to work under minimal supervision
Ability to work flexible hours in addition to normal business hour