Senior Accountant

Location: Plano, TX
Department: Accounting/Finance

Compensation: $ - $
Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid PTO
  • Flexible Work Schedule

The Senior Accountant serves as the primary point of contact for assigned areas of responsibility supporting of the LEARFIELD group of companies (standalone and consolidated) for internal management reporting and external reporting. 

Responsibilities:

  • Allocate payroll expenses and record biweekly, payroll journal entries
  • Schedule rent payments and record monthly lease activity
  • Maintain the lease software and serve as ASC 842 subject matter expert.
  • Prepare the month end fluctuation file and explain variances.
  • Prepare the consolidated accounts receivable roll forward monthly and review quarterly AR activity with Business Unit Controllers
  • Assist with the design and implement effective financial statement disclosure controls and procedures; financial close.
  • Complete assigned responsibilities for monthly close including preparation of monthly journal entries, reconciliations, and other support (i.e., rollforward, transaction support).
  • Design process improvement and information systems enhancements to support the business environment (e.g., ledger maintenance, subledger maintenance, ancillary system maintenance).
  • Serve as Accounting liaison supporting external audit.
  • Perform Adhoc financial analysis and special projects.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6+ years of applicable experience
  • Experience with ERP (Great Plains), Report Writer (Prophix or Adaptive Insights),
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • US GAAP experience
  • Multi-location; multi-entity experience
  • Complex entity structure experience
  • Financial reporting experience
  • Effectively communicate verbally and written with cross-functional teams
  • Innovation and problem solving skills
  • Implement new accounting guidance and/or apply existing guidance to new transactions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Manage competing priorities and deadlines
  • Support professional development of entire team
  • Big 4/industry combo preferred
  • CPA preferred

 

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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