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Legends Hospitality FP&A Associate Director in New York, New York

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FP&A ASSOCIATE, FINANCE AND STRATEGY (CORPORATE EAST– NEW YORK, NY)

LEGENDS

Founded in 2008, Legends is a premium experiences company with more than 1,500 full-time and 30,000 seasonal team members globally. Legends has six divisions operating worldwide - Global Planning, Global Sales, Hospitality, Global Partnerships, Global Merchandise, and Global Technology Solutions - offering clients and partners a 360-degree service solution platform to elevate their brand and execute their vision. Currently, Legends works with marquee clients across business verticals including professional sports; collegiate; attractions; entertainment; and conventions and leisure. We are the industry leaders in designing, planning and realizing exceptional experiences in sports and entertainment.

THE ROLE

Legends is seeking an FP&A Associate to join its Finance & Strategy team, which focuses on corporate finance, corporate development and strategic planning. The FP&A Associate will report to the Vice President of Finance & Strategy and play a key role as a financial advisor to the business, working across Legends’ various verticals to analyze the financial performance of the business, create monthly financial reporting for senior management and the Board of Directors, coordinate annual budget and monthly forecast processes for the entire company and collaborate with regional and business finance leads.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with Business Leads and operational finance team to forecast business trajectory and formulate budgetary needs and long-term strategic plans

  • Perform variance and trend analysis versus plans as well as previous years

  • Partner with Accounting team during month end close process to ensure P&L accuracy

  • Highlight risks and opportunities relative to business plans

  • Assist in the creation of the company’s annual business plan

  • Create monthly financial presentations for senior management

  • Package business insights and performance summaries into materials for the Board of Directors and investors

  • Build tools, reports and performance dashboards and KPIs for Finance Executive Team as needed

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis into questions raised by leadership to inform decision-making

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in FP&A, Accounting or related field

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with a strong GPA

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills

  • Strong understanding of financial statement and cash flow analysis (e.g., Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, NPV, IRR, etc.)

  • Self-starter with demonstrable analytic aptitude, problem-solving skills and comfort with ambiguity

  • Ability to build relationships, manage multiple responsibilities at once and work well with others under tight deadlines

  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Detail oriented and organized

  • Familiarity with data visualization (e.g., Tableau) preferred but not required

  • Interest or experience in sports & entertainment preferred but not required

COMPENSATION

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, and 401k plan.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.

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