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Director of Finance | Overland Park Convention Center

Spectra Venue Management
Overland Park, KS 66211
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The Director of Finance plans and directs all aspects of financial, accounting, purchasing, and internal control functions for the venue by performing the following duties, personally or through subordinate supervisors. The Director of Finance directly supervises the Finance Department and Box Office employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Spectra's policies and applicable laws. Other responsibilities include overseeing the interviewing, hiring of fulltime employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; performance appraisals; disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

This position is based at our Overland Park Convention Center. The Overland Park Convention Center, opened in 2002 and hosts on average 330 events each year. The OPCC sits on a 26-acre in Overland Park, the largest suburban city in the Kansas City metropolitan area and the second largest city in Kansas. The mid-sized convention center features a 60,000-square-foot exhibition hall that connects to the 25,000 sq. ft. Edwin C. Eilert Ballroom. The OPCC provides an additional 15,000 sq. ft. of event space of divisible meeting rooms, and 40,000 sq. ft. of pre-function space that proudly houses over 50 selected works of art created by renowned Midwestern artists. You can learn more about our venue here: https://opconventioncenter.com/


  • Serves as purchasing agent for the facility, following standard operating procedures for purchasing.
  • Responsible for the hiring and training of the accounting staff.
  • Supervises the office staff as applicable and employee relations for the facility.
  • Supervises and engages in all accounting procedures, including invoicing, cash receipts and disbursements, data entry, journal entries, and month end closings.
  • Manages and engages in the processing of invoices for payment, insuring that source documentation is appropriate and properly coded.
  • Manages and engages in the cash flow needs, investing idle funds, allowing for minimum operating account balances, and timely payment of accounts payable.
  • Reviews payroll reports, processes payroll checks and complies with tax requirements.
  • Manages and engages in the accounts receivable function and insures that revenues earned are properly accounted for and reported.
  • Provides a monthly accounting of revenues billed and collected.
  • Submits proper paperwork for reimbursements, (if any) to the facility for payroll or any other expense relating to facility operations.
  • Prepares and analyzes budgets and financial reports to submit to management as outlined by the management agreement.
  • Responsible for internal auditing, inclusive of the box office, inventory, payroll, and all other expenses.
  • Insures regulatory compliance in the area of personnel, particularly as it relates to labor laws, insurance issues, and company policy.
  • Responsible for preparing any tax forms, licenses, or permit applications for events and for the timely remittance of any taxes collected on behalf of the facility.
  • Works with the independent auditors in scheduling and preparation of work papers for the annual audit.
  • Maintains event files and monitors event contract for compliance by the promoter for timely deposits and accurate insurance coverage.
  • Accounts for event-related expenses that are to be included in event settlements.


  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in public accounting and/or financial management at a supervisory level or as department head.
  • Acts as Manager on Duty as required. Must work nights and weekends if required.
  • Ability to be a business partner with other departments insuring financial success of the venue.
  • Strong computer skills in data collection and reporting necessary.
  • Extensive knowledge of general and cost accounting.
  • Excellent math skills; high aptitude for figures.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and organizational ability.
  • Effective supervisory skills.
  • Must pass background and credit check per guidelines
  • Experience with ADP payroll, and Sage accounting preferred.
  • Industry-specific experience (strongly preferred)
  • CPA or MBA (strongly preferred)

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.



Posted: 2020-07-13 Expires: 2020-08-13

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