Sr. Director of Finance & Business Analytics

Company Name: 

The Mob Museum


300 Stewart Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Job Description: 

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Museum’s Senior Leadership and key consultants to maintain and document the Museum’s internal controls and financial processes.
  • Participate in the development and refinement of the Museum's strategic plans and programs, including management of the Museum’s budget building process.
  • Manage the organization’s general ledger accounting processes.
  • Manage the Museum’s review of financial performance on a monthly basis, including review of each functional area’s revenue and expense results, updated forecasting, variance review, etc., providing summary review to President & CEO and other constituents.
  • Produce timely and accurate financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements, and variance reports.
  • Report financial and quantitative performance metrics, such as cash flow projections, daily attendance, average ticket prices, utilization of ticket add-ons, performance of on-site revenue generating initiatives, etc.
  • Oversee and lead the company’s ticket revenue management and ticketed product planning functions, focusing on both long-term strategic direction as well as short-term tactics and implementation. Lead analysis of all related initiatives and ensure sufficiency and accuracy of all associated financial information and reporting.
  • Ensure accuracy of ticket revenue accounting and sufficiency of related information and reports.
  • Partner with internal teams to maintain and improve ticketing systems and reporting tools.
  • Improve financial performance across organization by analyzing results against budgets and forecasts, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and recommending actions.
  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; provides trends and forecasts; explains processes and techniques, and recommends actions.
  • Direct the research, review, and assimilation of industry and competitive data to maintain an effective revenue-maximizing strategy in the marketplace.
  • Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data.
  • Control, monitor, and report on complimentary ticket/product usage.
  • Evaluate ROI and opportunity costs of new and potentially internally competing activities.
  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses, studying proposed changes in methods and materials.
  • Evaluate and update the Museum’s Finance Policies, recommending updates to enhance the Museum’s operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Manage accounts payable and purchase order practices while employing the principles of cost effectiveness and ensuring appropriate approvals for expenditures.
  • Manage the organization’s accounts receivable function, ensuring timely booking and depositing of payments and appropriate collections efforts.
  • Provide oversight of the administration of the organization’s bi-weekly payroll process.
  • Serve as the primary user and leader of the organization’s financial and ticketing systems.
  • Engage in discussions with board members and external constituents, including investors and the organization’s finance committee.
  • Provide support to external auditors and preparers of tax returns, including preparing information required for annual organizational audits.
  • File all accounting, tax and finance documents, including those documents required to be submitted to the City of Las Vegas pursuant to the Museum’s Lease and the Community Benefits Agreement with Las Vegas Community Investment Corporation.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant fiscal laws and regulations.
  • Provide direct supervision of, and professional development for, accounting staff.
  • Demonstrate leadership in fostering an organizational culture that values innovation, promotes inclusion, and inspires excellence in the work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience / Qualifications / Requirements:

  • 10 years of accounting and financial management experience, with exceptional knowledge and experience with GAAP.
  • Experience in a service, cultural or entertainment attraction is highly desired; additional experience within an F&B environment is preferred, including alcohol retailing and/or manufacturing.
  • Exceptional judgment and trustworthiness. High integrity and ethical character.
  • Familiarity with statistics and standard financial metrics within tourism/hospitality/retail industries.
  • Experience working with contributed revenue (sponsorship, membership, donations and grants).
  • Experience in attendance forecasting, attendance analysis, marketplace analysis, etc.
  • Experience with Blackbaud products, including Financial Edge is highly desirable.
  • Experience with Galaxy Ticketing System is highly desirable.
  • Robust understanding of financial and accounting practices within the non-profit sector.
  • Prior experience supervising and developing staff members.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and influentially with Museum’s Marketing team and other constituents to develop pricing decisions.
  • Ability to collate and interpret information from a variety of internal and external sources.
  • In-depth understanding of general ledger accounting processes and financial reporting.
  • Strong technical skills with Microsoft Office, and particularly in Excel including Pivot Tables, Sumif & Sumifs formulas, Vlookup formulas, and MS Query.
  • Superior attention to detail.  Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to distill finance principles and information for presentation to non-accounting staff.
  • Ability to maintain highly sensitive information with the strictest confidence.
  • Able to handle responsibility, work independently, and maintain good working relationships.
  • Able to constantly operate a computer or other office productivity machinery.
  • Eagerness for solving problems and a commitment to accepting responsibility.
  • Strategic financial vision, with understanding of critical importance of the guest experience and other key factors which contribute to long-term organization success.
  • Enthusiasm for working in an organization where change is frequent, structure is evolving, and flexibility, teamwork, and good humor are absolute necessities.

Education: MBA or CPA preferred. Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field required.