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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Global Experience Specialists, Inc. Las Vegas, NV

Company
Global Experience Specialists, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-7242
AJE Ref #
576124610
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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OVERVIEW:

In this position, the analyst maintains a profit and loss statement on all large shows including projections, accruals, and final costing. In addition, the analyst helps produce the budget, analyzes costs, troubleshoots problems, and works on ad-hoc projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Prepare detailed projection of profit and loss statement on select shows based upon information gathered from team members managing the show and a variety of information systems
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Prepare and present financial variance analysis
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Prepare financial budgets and forecasts by working with show owners
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Perform monthly job costing and margin and profitability analysis
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Review monthly operating results and understand and explain monthly activity and variances for financial reporting
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Prepare ad hoc analyses for important variances and processes that are working differently than expected
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Perform other duties as assigned and deemed necessary by the Finance Manager and Director of Finance

QUALIFICATIONS:

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Bachelor s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
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Minimum of 2-3 years of progressive finance or accounting experience
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Demonstrated ability to analyze results and determine areas of improvement and causal effects
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Profit and loss statement (revenue and expense) work experience including the calculation of projections and in-depth variance analysis
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Ability to understand explanations provided by operational team members and determine how that impacts the financial situations of shows
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Strong knowledge of and ability to use financial information systems
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Demonstrated ability to understand and query data from various information systems
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Strong financial and operational analysis skills
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Microsoft Office suite experience including proficient Excel skills
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Intellectual and change leadership skills
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Solid knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
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Strong business acumen and good time management

Preferred

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Hyperion Essbase knowledge and experience
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Oracle software experience
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Strong verbal, written, interpersonal, and customer service skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Special Considerations:

* Occasionally need to put in long hours when peak business levels dictate.

* Flexibility with work schedule (required to change shifts and work days including weekends as business needs dictate)

* Flexibility with work hours (must be able to work overtime as business needs dictate)

* Travel of around 10% annually on average is possible.

* Work may need to be performed in a somewhat atypical setting away from the office. Work areas may be crowded or noisy where there may be mild discomfort due to temperature, dust, or other conditions.



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Equal Opportunity Employer, including vets and disability

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workforce. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We are a drug-free workplace, and where allowed by law, conditions offers of employment on satisfactory completion of a drug screen and passing of a background check.

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