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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Junior Accountant - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Our Las Vegas office has an on-site Cafe serving healthy,delicious breakfast and lunch and a state of the art Performance Center that employees have access to. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!
 
Strategy for Winning:

This position performs accounting functions through the duties and responsibilities below.    

Essential Functions:

1.  Prepares, verifies and creates journal entries to general ledger for assigned companies and object accounts.

2. Prepares month end journal entries for Pay-Per-View and Fight Pass Subscription revenue streams.

3 Reconciles general ledger for assigned companies and object accounts.

4. Prepares and maintains supporting worksheets for general ledger.

5. Maintains accounting data in accordance with department policy and procedures as well as Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP).

6. Develops high level of expertise in the company’s accounting software, JD Edwards.

7. General understanding of foreign currencies and international taxes with the ability to become an expert in these areas with time and training.

8. Facilitates the auditing process by providing details and information as requested by the auditors.

9. Seeks continual growth and expertise in the accounting and finance function and embrace cross-training opportunities provided within the Accounting and Finance Department.

10. Provide finance support and control to events; tracking revenue and expenses, producing invoicing, ensuring payment delivery to athletes and liaising with local athletic commissions 

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience.  Advanced coursework in finance preferred.

2. 1-2 years experience in finance.

3. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

4. Knowledge of standard accounting practices and experience with accounting systems.

5. Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.

6. Ability to work evenings, weekends, and periodic long days.

7. Ability to travel periodically for work.

8. High degree of proficiency with data entry functions.

9. Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.

10. 10 key by touch proficiency.

11. Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.

12. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook and ability to learn other basic computer programs.

 Zuffa, LLC conducts pre-employment background and drug screenings.

Zuffa, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. What is your experience with general ledgers and journal entries?
2. What is your experience with month end?
3. What specifically interests you about this position?


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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Tax Accountant - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Our Las Vegas office has an on-site Cafe serving healthy,delicious breakfast and lunch and a state of the art Performance Center that employees have access to. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!
 
Strategy for Winning:

The Tax Accountant is responsible for assisting the Tax Supervisor, Tax Manager, Tax Director and other Finance/Accounting personnel with tax compliance and reporting and independent contractor tax withholding on a state, federal and international level in accordance with prescribed company policies, procedures, programs, and practices.

1.                  Files or assists with filing various tax returns monthly, quarterly and annually ensuring that all appropriate adjustments and exemptions are claimed and that the company’s tax liability is accurately determined.

2.                  Assists with registration of and payment of various taxes including: ticket and merchandise sales tax, VAT, fighter, entertainer and contractor tax withholding and/ or waivers.

3.                  Assists with filing of pre-event applications for fighter and contractor tax withholding or waiver forms and tax reductions.

4.                  Assists with determination of fighter, contractor and officials’ payments, deductions and tax withholding requirements for domestic and international events.

5.                  Prepares or assists with preparation of year-end federal and state tax reporting on Forms 1099 and 1042 and other equivalent foreign country tax forms.

6.                  Assists with filing of appropriate credit and exemption applications.

7.                  Maintains and organizes state and federal tax files in orderly manner.

8.                  Maintains federal, state and local tax calendars to ensure all filings are timely.

9.                  Assists with research of various federal, state, municipal and foreign taxes.

10.              Records event related taxes (withholding, VAT, GST and other sales taxes) including the preparation of monthly tax account reconciliations.

11.              Computes foreign currency translation calculations for tax withholding.

12.              Maintains independent contractor tax levies and garnishments files and advises on garnishment requirements prior to each event.

13.              Responds to email queries from fighters or their representatives in a timely manner.

14.              Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.                  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.

2.                  CPA license and tax experience preferred.

3.                  Ability to communicate effectively with Zuffa team members and Management in both written and verbal form.

4.                  Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

5.                  Ability to perform tax research, problem solving and analytical analysis.

6.                  Ability to analyze, interpret and communicate tax related information to accounting/finance and other departments.

7.                  Excellent organizational skills with an attention to details.

8.                  Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.

9.                  Intermediate level of ability with Microsoft Excel.

10.              Competency working with Microsoft Word and Outlook and ability to learn other basic computer programs.

Zuffa, LLC is an Equal Opporutnity Employer

Zuffa, LLC conducts pre-employment background and drug screenings


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Finance: Controller/Director of Finance
Director, Financial Planning & Analysis - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Our Las Vegas office has an on-site Cafe serving healthy,delicious breakfast and lunch and a state of the art Performance Center that employees have access to. And, all employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!
 
Strategy for Winning:

This role’s main responsibilities include leadership of FP&A efforts in delivering relevant and insightful business analysis, reporting that enables effective decision-making from the senior leaders, and improved overall performance.

The position will lead budgeting, monthly/quarterly forecasting and multi-year financial modeling efforts across the company to provide the highest quality financial information that is accurate, comprehensive and insightful. It will also lead FP&A’s processes roadmap and implementation to automate and manage data more effectively and efficiently, and implement other procedures to improve efficiencies across FP&A and individual departments.

This is a critical and highly visible position which works closely with the CFO, senior management and the Finance & Accounting team and reports into SVP, Strategy. It requires extensive experience in financial analysis and business modeling, ability to form strong working partnerships with senior business leaders and to effectively problem solve in a fast-paced environment. This position is a people manager position.

 Responsibilities:

1.      Works closely with CFO, SVP, Strategy and SVP, Finance and other members of the senior management team in developing short-term and long-range plans.

2.      Leads budget and forecasting activities across the company, including all departments and territories, establishing linkage to the company’s goals and ensures strong cost control.

3.      Identifies key risks and effective mitigants to achieving the annual budget

4.      Supports departments in the formulation of departmental budget requests, including necessary documentation, investigation, and related budget impact studies.

5.      Leads the collection of information required to develop, analyze and/or modify financial plans, which include the monthly and quarterly forecast, and the annual operating plan.

6.      Leads financial modeling capabilities for real-time analysis of operational efficiencies to improve the Company’s financial performance and financial scenarios to explore long-term strategic plans.

7.      Provides information and analysis for management to support strategic decision making.

8.      Works in a collaborative manner with department leaders to develop recommendations for resolution of problems.

9.      Leads, supports and improves monthly financial routines: e.g. analysis and reporting of financial forecasts, management reporting, departmental and territory reporting, budget vs. actuals analysis, development of Management Description and Analysis (MD&A), key performance indicators (KPIs), re-forecasting, etc.

10.  Assists Finance & Accounting teams with month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing process by identifying variances between actuals and budgets to help identify potential errors in the monthly close.

11.  Leads the development, documentation and maintenance of internal controls for FP&A

12.  Assists with auditor requests such as providing official company forecasts, explaining key assumptions used in constructing forecasts, evidencing adherence to internal controls, etc.

13.  Works closely with FP&A team at parent company to share information and support budgeting and forecasting functions related to UFC.

14.  Perform ad-hoc analysis and projects as deemed appropriate.

15.  Directly supervises employees.

Skills & Experience:

1.      Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting.

2.      Strong analytical and financial modeling background and experience.

3.      10+ years of work experience in related field

4.      5+ years of FP&A leadership work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

1.      Master’s degree and/or CPA or international equivalent.

2.      World-class organizational skills, encompassing an extremely high attention to detail, strong ownership ethic, and intense focus on accuracy and accountability.

3.      Strong working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), preferably in the field of media and entertainment.

4.      Energy and passion to deliver results in a fast-paced environment.

5.      Expert level skills in Microsoft Excel (i.e. pivot tables, macros, data tables, simulations, etc.).

6.      Strong interpersonal and analytical skills.

7.      Personal presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages in written and verbal communications.

8.      Creative and innovative problem solving skills.

9.      Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix environment and partner across multiple departments.

10.  Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

11.  Technical skills and experience in financial reporting and cash flow management.

12.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook, and the ability to learn other basic computer programs.

13.  Experience with JD Edwards, Hubble, SAP, BPC, and databases.

14.  Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information.

15.  Prior management experience.

Zuffa, LLC conducts pre-employment background and drug screenings.

Zuffa, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. What is your experience with financial modeling?
2. Do you have 5+ years of FP&A work experience?


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