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Financial Analyst

REQ ID:  6628
LOCATION: 

New York, New York, US, 10022

Position Summary: The Financial Analyst plays a key role in coordinating the financial reporting and analytics related to the NBA teams and will support Team Finance, which serves as the central point of contact to team financial representatives. This person will assist in the oversight of the Combined Financial Statements (CFS) audit process, run analyses on the League & Teams' financial performance, assist with ticket reporting, and other key deliverables during the annual business cycle.

 

Major Responsibility:

  • Assist with the CFS audit process, acting as a liaison between team financial representatives and external auditors.
  • Collect team projection data for a rolling three-year period, vet the information, and ensure reporting consistency among all 30 teams.
  • Run benchmarking analyses on teams' projection submissions and provide added value insights to team and league personnel.
  • Support the preparation of the year-end accounting memo to be distributed to all teams, which provides teams with their share of equity in the League, insight into upcoming distributions and payments, tax reporting updates, benefit and insurance costs, etc.
  • Assist with ticket reporting for team/league distribution on a weekly basis and ensure that all 30 teams are submitting their respective data timely and consistent with reporting requirements.
  • Research accounting guidance as necessary to assist teams
  • Serve as primary contact for various league deliverables such as team billing requisitions, communications to teams and Team Finance Net website updates. ​

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 1 - 2 years of professional experience
  • High proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Detail-oriented with ability to spot and resolve issues
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Proactive, self-starter who can work independently within set objectives
  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Experience in Adaptive Planning is a plus 
  • Industry knowledge preferred ​

 

Education: Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance-related majors


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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