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VP of Finance: Revenue Strategy & Planning - Madison Square Garden
Posted date [Nov-21-2016]
(ID: 4441)
VP of Finance: Revenue Strategy & Planning - MSG Finance

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The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment with a portfolio of legendary sports teams, exclusive entertainment productions and celebrated venues. MSG Sports owns and operates some of the most widely recognized sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA), along with two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). MSG Sports also presents a broad array of world-class sporting events, including: professional boxing, college basketball, tennis, bull riding and e-gaming events. MSG Entertainment features exclusive, original productions that include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts a wide variety of live entertainment offerings, including concerts, family shows and special events, in the Companys diverse collection of iconic venues. These venues are: New Yorks Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, California; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More information is available at

Respons ibilities:

The Vice President of Finance will support the development of strategic plans related to revenue, analysis of new business initiatives and implementation of the approved plans within MSG Entertainment, and support other finance projects as required. The position reports to the S.V.P. of Financial Planning & Analysis with a dotted line to the SVP of Financial & Strategic Planning. The position will work closely with all MSG Finance teams. More specifically the Vice President will:
Develop appropriate modeling to provide senior management with the necessary analytical framework to assess revenue growth opportunities. The primary analytical framework will be the development of complex financial models necessary to support recommended investments and new business opportunities. The position will assist in identifying strategic business plan direction and parameters and help create the business plan financial models while also creating executive-level summary formats and analyses. May assist in the presentation of business plans to senior management and review legal documents for consistency with the financial models prepared.
The Vice President will work closely with Marketing and the Ticketing Analytics group to synthesize information including competitive marketplace, economic environment and historical trends making recommendations at each stage of the pricing life cycle from initial, advance and thru the run of the show. The candidate will regularly track sales performance against assumptions and trends to help inform strategic changes to pricing and discounting, where appropriate. The Vice President will oversee the development of reporting that provides executive level data in easily digestible, efficient formats.


Management Skils
Able to demonstrate success in managing multiple tasks while under tight deadlines.
High level of energy and commitment.
Commitment to providing a high quality service experience for senior management.
Demonstrated flexibility
Ability to think outside of the box in order to analyze financial models

Technical/Functional Competencies

Knowledge of basic accounting and finance principles
Advanced financial modeling skills in Excel
Ability to communicate articulately and persuasively both verbally and in writing.
BS in business/finance or related field
MBA Preferred

Key Experiences/Achievements
The ideal candidate will have at least 15 years plus experience performing financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and some financial systems experience
Ability to work well with people, with exhibited leadership skills, coupled with the ability to be a strong team player
Ability to work independently to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
Managed cross functional projects involving senior level staff
Ability to develop strategic solutions in a high stress, deadline-oriented environment

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

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Job Title VP of Finance: Revenue Strategy & Planning - Madison Square Garden
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