AEG Worldwide is the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company with operations in the following business segments:
- AEG Facilities, which with its affiliates owns, manages or consults with more than 120 venues
- AEG Presents, which is one of the largest live music companies in the world dedicated to live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals
- AEG Sports, which is the world’s largest operator of sports franchises and high-profile sporting events
- AEG Global Partnerships, which supports each of AEG’s divisions through worldwide sales and servicing of sponsorships including naming rights, premium seating and other strategic partnerships
- AEG Real Estate, which develops major sports and entertainment districts worldwide
With offices on five continents, the company uses its global network of venues, portfolio of powerful sports and music brands, ticketing and content distribution platforms and its integrated entertainment districts to deliver the most creative and innovative live sports and entertainment experiences that inspire athletes, teams, artists and fans.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for AEG Facilities is responsible for the financial oversight of the organization. This role performs effective risk management and plans the organization’s financial strategy. The CFO is responsible for protecting the company’s revenues and profits to achieve full financial control and sustainable growth.
- Develop, implement, and administer financial and accounting policies, procedures and systems, including the development of the annual budget process and variance reporting. Oversees the preparation of various internal, external and regulatory financial reports.
- Engages with and counsels the senior management team on periodic financial results, highlighting variances to budget and peers, and fosters dialogue, both strategic and tactical, that results in recommendations to exploit opportunities and mitigate shortfalls
- Performs financial and strategic analysis of business initiatives to ensure efficient use of the organization's resources
- Responsible for delivering a final annual budget that reflects both operational and strategic planning goals. Develops periodic financial forecasts to reassess the expected performance against established goals working with senior management team for key inputs
- Develops tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the senior management team and makes actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations
- Monitors and ensures compliance with all federal and state regulations and company policies. Reviews or creates policies as necessary to further company objectives and, if applicable, mitigate unnecessary risks
- Recruits, develops, coaches and mentors a high-performing finance, accounting, and tax teams to achieve maximum efficiency, accuracy, effectiveness and value-added analysis
- A minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4-year) (Advanced Degree Preferred) in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA
- A minimum of 15 years of related work experience, including 5 years in a senior leadership role
- Must be well-versed in all aspects of accounting and financial management
- In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
- Strong and in-depth M&A experience
- Large and highly matrixed global company experience
- Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
- Proficient in the use of MS Office applications and financial management software
- Results oriented with ability to think strategically to solve complex issue
- Strong leadership, organizational, and people development skills
- Excellent communication and people skills
- An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
- Experience working with arenas and stadiums is preferred
- Entrepreneurial Spirit
- Ability to travel internationality
AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.