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Accountant - Global Touring

AEG Presents HQ
Los Angeles, CA
Full Time

For more than 20 years, AEG has played a pivotal role in transforming sports and live entertainment. Annually, we host more than 160 million guests, promote more than 10,000 shows and present more than 22,000 events around the world. We are committed to innovation, artistry, and community, and leverage the power of our 300+ venues, leading sports franchises, marquee music brands, integrated entertainment districts, premier ticketing platform and global sponsorship activations, to create memorable moments that give the world reason to cheer. 

Our business is interwoven with the human mind and heart, and we strive to build a diverse and inclusive company that reflects the artists, athletes, and fans that we host; reach beyond traditional boundaries to support the communities in which we operate; and minimize our impact on the environment by adopting sustainable practices throughout our business operations. 

If you want to be challenged to up your game and make a difference, then join us in giving the world reason to cheer!


Position Summary:

The Accountant, supporting the Global Touring division, is responsible for unique financial duties related to organizing and managing tours. This includes tasks such as reconciling accounts related to tour expenses and revenues, processing invoices specific to touring expenses, and processing artist settlements. The Accountant will work closely with our finance team to support day-to-day operations and gain valuable skills in financial analysis, reporting and compliance.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate the setup of new vendors, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Collect and compile all invoices pertaining to each assigned show, code to appropriate department and ensure data is entered correctly.
  • Processing of road checks, cash receipts, invoices, artist payments, wire requests and all other cash transactions.
  • Conducting thorough reviews of expense reports to verify accuracy, authenticity, and compliance with company policies, while assigning appropriate coding to each expense for accurate financial reporting.
  • Collaborate with operational teams to ensure accurate documentation is prepared for settlements, reviewing and verifying supporting documents within settlement files pertaining to both revenue and expenses.
  • Thoroughly review artist contracts, carefully analyzing each clause and provision to gain a detailed understanding of terms and conditions and verify adherence to legal requirement.
  • Monitoring the accounts receivables and proactively communicating with clients to facilitate timely payments to minimize overdue balances.
  • Verify and synchronize data between the internal show system and JD Edwards accounting systems to uphold the accuracy of financial information.
  • Oversee the financial performance of a tour, including artist settlements, revenue audits, while ensuring the thorough validation of settlements to maintain correct reporting of overall profit.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned including: Ad-hoc projects, income statement, balance sheet, and generation of reports on request.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum education level of: Bachelor of Arts/Sciences Degree in Accounting
  • Years of related work experience: 2  
  • Experience with JDE, Image Now and Concur is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices
  • Strong attention to detail is required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems and discrepancies in financial systems
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Music industry experience is preferred


Pay scale: $22.49 - $29.53

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.