Job description

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment, delivering unforgettable experiences while forging deep connections with diverse and passionate audiences. The Company’s portfolio includes a collection of world-renowned venues – New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, and Beacon Theatre; and The Chicago Theatre – that showcase a broad array of sporting events, concerts, family shows, and special events for millions of guests annually. In addition, the Company features the original production, the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, which has been a holiday tradition for 90 years. More information is available at www.msgentertainment.com. 

Who are we hiring?

As a data analyst specializing in Food and Merchandise accounting, you will be responsible for analyzing financial data, providing financial insights, conducting analysis, and supporting strategic decision making within the organization. Your role will involve leveraging advanced data analytics techniques, automating processes, and manipulating large datasets to optimize financial performance. You will work closely with finance transformation team, all accounting/finance teams and other stakeholders to drive efficiency and enhance performance while ensuring compliance with accounting standards.

What will you do?

  • Conduct in depth analysis of financial data, including – but not limited to: revenue, expenses, inventory using advanced data analytics tools and techniques. Providing actionable insights where applicable.
  • Collaborate with IT and finance transformation teams to design and implement process flows and narratives for all areas of F&B.
  • Develop an automated process for credit card tender reconciliation process and support G/L close process, including month-end reconciliation for SOX purposes
  • Identify opportunities to leverage automation technologies to streamline processes, enhance controls, and improve both efficiency and accuracy in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Develop custom reports and dashboards using business intelligence tools such as Tableau or Power BI to visualize key performance indicators and trends for management review.
  • Manage and manipulate large datasets from multiple sources ensuring data integrity, consistency, and relevance. Utilize advanced Excel skills to extract, transform and load data for analysis and GL recording purposes.
  • Stay informed of emerging trends and best practices in data analytics, automation, and financial technology, applying relevant innovations to drive continuous improvement in financial operations.
  • Support internal and external audits by providing documentation, analysis and explanations related to financial transactions and processes. Ensure compliance with accounting standards, company policies and regulatory requirements.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Up to 2 years of experience who can demonstrate a general understanding of accounting principles
  • Proficient in one or more data analysis tools (R, Python, SQL, SPSS, etc.)
  • Experience with one or more data visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, Looker, etc.)
  • Advanced Excel Knowledge
  • Strong statistics background with experience in statistical modeling
  • Interpersonal skills with ability to develop relationships across multiple business groups
  • Highly advanced analytical skills and ability to learn new reporting platforms
  • Ability to communicate clearly complex findings, be pro-active and outgoing with project management and with the ability to unify people around multiple projects will have highest probability for success.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to explain complex analytical concepts in short-hand to a broad audience
  • Strong MS Office skill level (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills

Pay Range

$65,000—$95,000 USD

At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required.

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