LN Concerts, Account Manager

  • Live Nation
  • Beverly Hills, CA, USA
  • May 21, 2024
Full time Accounting Entertainment Management

Job Description

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, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

Live Nation’s Concerts Division is where tours are born, artists come to life, and fans get to experience the rush of live music. From our dozens of owned/operated Amphitheaters to our Global Touring team, from Ticketing and Venue Operations to Marketing and Sales... we foster a fun and upbeat work culture with no shortage of opportunities. With perks ranging from free concert tickets to dog-friendly offices, to progressive benefits like student loan reimbursement and adoption/fertility support... it’s no wonder we are certified as a Great Place to Work organization and one of People Magazine’s “50 Companies that Care”. We want everyone to feel like they belong and can thrive in our community, so we strive to help you achieve your career and personal goals. Live music is our passion and where we find our common ground. There has never been a better time to join Live Nation.

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 seeking an Accounting Manager for the Live Nation Concerts division, a segment of the Live Nation live music business. This position oversees accounting and control in a corporate setting, and interacts with multiple divisions, including the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures. This person must be a self-motivated individual with the ability to multitask.

WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO

  • Establish, implement, and enforce financial and reporting policies and standards in compliance with GAAP and FASB, Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC and the requirements of other applicable regulatory bodies.
  • Perform and supervise month-end close tasks as assigned including preparation and review of general ledger entries, analysis and completion of corporate Balance Sheet and P&L reports
  • Review period close submissions and assist in  month/quarter end reporting package consolidation
  • Complete various balance sheet schedules to be used by senior management in monthly and quarterly financial statement reviews
  • Complete detail reviews regional and/or divisional balance sheets providing accounting guidance as needed.
  • Assist in managing central accounting team ensuring compliance with company’s policies and objectives. 
  • Ensure timely, accurate and reliable financial statements and reporting, and to ensure that policies and procedures meet other organizational objectives and needs.
  • Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures / policies, including Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Interface with company’s external and internal auditors.
  • Foster a culture that encourages the highest level of performance, integrity and ethical behavior and cooperation in all business activities.
  • Undertake special projects and/or general management assignments as requested by senior management.

WHAT THIS PERSON WILL BRING

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred. MBA a plus
  • 7-10 years of comparable work experience
  • The successful candidate will have directed an accounting and control organization of relevant size and complexity through a period of sustained growth. First-hand experience in the corporate office of a global, publicly traded company with multi-national locations and revenue greater than $1 billion is strongly preferred.
  • Strong accounting experience, ideally in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company.
  • ERP experience, preferably Oracle, but equivalent is sufficient
  • Experience and confidence dealing with auditors, senior management and divisional operations.
  • Experience developing and coaching teams to perform at new levels of achievement.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities that allow projects and goals to be completed on time.
  • Be able to delegate responsibility and authority to the lowest appropriate level yet be willing to participate directly and actively as required.
  • Live Nation’s policy regarding vaccinations and masking will evolve based upon updated regulations and factors related to COVID-19. Currently, we strongly encourage employees to be fully vaccinated or have received a negative COVID test within 24 hours of entering an office.

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.