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Manager Financial Planning amp Analysis

Company name
Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.

Location
Chicago, IL

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Job Summary:

Summary:

We are looking for a Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis to support our Venues Segment Management team. Reporting to the Vice President of FP&A, this position plays an important role in the analysis of Food & Beverage, as well as other on-site revenues. The individual will produce reporting and analyses that will inform important business decisions, as well as track progress against key initiatives. This person is highly analytical, can assess and implement high impact strategies, and can interact effectively with all levels of management - from venue operators to division executives.

The Manager must have previous experience with Food & Beverage Analysis in the Entertainment, Amusement, and/or Point of Sale industries. The individual must be fluent in reporting and business intelligence tools, with a proven ability to leverage data to solve problems. He/she must also demonstrate strong independent reasoning and problem-solving skills, with the capability to think proactively.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Distill data and key metrics into insights that will help shape Food & Beverage strategy

Partner with Food & Beverage leadership to optimize Product & Point of Sale mix across Owned & Operated venues

Manage Food & Beverage Financial Analyst and Point of Sale System Administrator

Advise internal/external technology teams on Point of Sale features/development needed to enhance data collection

Build automated reporting of Food & Beverage Initiatives and KPI

Build financial models to support business leadership in decision making

Support ad hoc requests, including Division President/CFO presentations, Board of Director updates, and Quarterly Business Review updates

Create visualizations and dashboards using BI Tools

Other duties, as assigned

Skills & Qualities Desired: 5 years of experience in an Analyst role, including 2 years of experience with Food & Beverage Analysis in the Entertainment, Amusement, and/or Point of Sale industries

Experience with Appetize (or comparable) Point of Sale system

Strong ability to turn data into actionable insights

Experience with BI tools and reporting

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Advanced MS Excel skills

Experience in the Entertainment Industry, Amusement Industry, or Venue Operations a plus

Tableau experience a plus

Business Objects experience a plus

Salesforce experience a plus

Ability to participate in a collaborative team environment

Willing to work when necessary to help get overall team goals accomplished

Ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks

Education & Knowledge Desired Bachelors Degree (Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics)

4-6 years of relevant Business/Financial Analyst experience

Entertainment Industry experience a plus

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Sits for extended periods of time at a computer station or work desk; stands and walks regularly throughout the day; uses hands and fingers to operate computers and office equipment for up to 8 hours each day; lifts up to 10 pounds regularly; exposed to typical office environment conditions and noise levels.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Live Nation Entertainment strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

Hiring Practices

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Live Nation Entertainment recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation Entertainment may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

This job description is a summary of duties that are expected to be performed. Duties outlined on this job description may not be all-inclusive, and can be modified at any time if requested by management.

Job Summary:

Summary:

We are looking for a Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis to support our Venues Segment Management team. Reporting to the Vice President of FP&A, this position plays an important role in the analysis of Food & Beverage, as well as other on-site revenues. The individual will produce reporting and analyses that will inform important business decisions, as well as track progress against key initiatives. This person is highly analytical, can assess and implement high impact strategies, and can interact effectively with all levels of management - from venue operators to division executives.

The Manager must have previous experience with Food & Beverage Analysis in the Entertainment, Amusement, and/or Point of Sale industries. The individual must be fluent in reporting and business intelligence tools, with a proven ability to leverage data to solve problems. He/she must also demonstrate strong independent reasoning and problem-solving skills, with the capability to think proactively.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Distill data and key metrics into insights that will help shape Food & Beverage strategy

Partner with Food & Beverage leadership to optimize Product & Point of Sale mix across Owned & Operated venues

Manage Food & Beverage Financial Analyst and Point of Sale System Administrator

Advise internal/external technology teams on Point of Sale features/development needed to enhance data collection

Build automated reporting of Food & Beverage Initiatives and KPI

Build financial models to support business leadership in decision making

Support ad hoc requests, including Division President/CFO presentations, Board of Director updates, and Quarterly Business Review updates

Create visualizations and dashboards using BI Tools

Other duties, as assigned

Skills & Qualities Desired: 5 years of experience in an Analyst role, including 2 years of experience with Food & Beverage Analysis in the Entertainment, Amusement, and/or Point of Sale industries

Experience with Appetize (or comparable) Point of Sale system

Strong ability to turn data into actionable insights

Experience with BI tools and reporting

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Advanced MS Excel skills

Experience in the Entertainment Industry, Amusement Industry, or Venue Operations a plus

Tableau experience a plus

Business Objects experience a plus

Salesforce experience a plus

Ability to participate in a collaborative team environment

Willing to work when necessary to help get overall team goals accomplished

Ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks

Education & Knowledge Desired Bachelors Degree (Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics)

4-6 years of relevant Business/Financial Analyst experience

Entertainment Industry experience a plus

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Sits for extended periods of time at a computer station or work desk; stands and walks regularly throughout the day; uses hands and fingers to operate computers and office equipment for up to 8 hours each day; lifts up to 10 pounds regularly; exposed to typical office environment conditions and noise levels.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Live Nation Entertainment strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

Hiring Practices

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Live Nation Entertainment recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation Entertainment may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

This job description is a summary of duties that are expected to be performed. Duties outlined on this job description may not be all-inclusive, and can be modified at any time if requested by management.

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Company info

Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.
Website : http://www.livenation.com

Company Profile
Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with a database of over 119 million fans who visit our sites. Live Nation Concerts produces 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Artist Nation is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 200 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 250 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms.

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