Overview

Job Location:
Citi Field – Queens, New York

Job Description:

Summary: 

This position will be responsible for maintaining and reporting accurate and timely financial information while managing and supervising staff.  The position will be involved extensively in monthly and quarterly close processes and analytical review of financial statements. 
 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 
 

  • Manage the monthly and quarterly close processes of various reporting entities to ensure timely and accurate reporting. 

  • Perform monthly account analyses and reconciliations, including investigation and resolution of all errors. 

  • Review and approve staff journal entries. 

  • Review monthly bank reconciliations. 

  • Prepare NYS sales tax filings. 

  • Manage escheatment process. 

  • Assist with reporting to Major League Baseball and various governmental agencies. 

  • Assist in the accounting department budget and reforecasting processes. 

  • Assist with annual audit requirements. 

  • Document accounting policies and procedures, including the ability to recommend and implement process improvements.  

  • Assist with special projects as needed. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and 5-7 years of accounting experience. MBA/CPA preferred. 

  • Working understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Strong analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills with attention to detail. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel. 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

  • Experience with Workday ERP is a plus. 

  • Independent and innovative thinker.  

  • Knowledge of Federal and State taxation. 

The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed.  The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested. 

The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.