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Posted: Sunday, January 7, 2018 8:42 PM


The Financial Analyst is primarily responsible for managing the MLS budget and projections.


* Serve as a daily liaison between the finance department and multiple MLS/SUM departments including Marketing, Events, IT and Digital

* Provide finance support for budget owners of multiple MLS departments by assisting them with managing their budgets and tracking their expenses, including the implementation and management of financial trackers to properly monitor financial data

* Gain a deep understanding of the underlying business of all departments supported in order to assist in managing the departments' budgets and projections as well as heavy involvement in monthly financial close process

* Identify areas for cost improvements/revenue opportunities

* Assist in improving the overall budgeting process, including deeper cost analysis and more timely information

* Assist with reviewing financial reports and presentations for reporting to the Board of Governors and Advisory Finance Committee

* Analyze monthly financial data, and support MLS staff accountant in the monthly close process, including the identification and determination of accruals, re-classes, etc.


Additional Responsibilities

* Support the Finance Manager on projects as needed

* Ad hoc business reporting and analysis as needed

* Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

* Bachelor's Degree

* 3-5 years of experience

Required Skills

* Strong financial and accounting skills

* Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail with the ability to analyze from a macro level as well

* Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally collaboratively across multiple departments

* Ability to build strong working relationships with multiple senior executives and staff

* Diligence and persistence in obtaining necessary information

* Superior analytical and problem-solving abilities

* Adherence to confidentiality

* High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance

* Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment

* Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

* Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills

* Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

* Self-starter with good time management skills when urgent deadlines need to be met

Desired Skills

* Hyperion and Great Plains experience a plus

* Understanding of the soccer industry

* Experience working in the sports industry


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