About KemperSports Management It’s an exciting time to join KemperSports, the industry leader in property and experience management! We are a privately held sports, entertainment and hospitality company based in Chicago with regional offices throughout the U.S. KemperSports delivers operational excellence at more than one hundred forty golf courses, private clubs, sports venues and destination resorts nationwide.
To help us deliver best-in-class service throughout our facilities across the country, we seek out team members who are committed to our core values of service, integrity, relationships, creativity, loyalty and financial discipline and highly motivated and dedicated to our shared vision of success.
Location Northbrook, IL office or based in the Northeast U.S. (hybrid/remote option available)
A Day in the Life As the Regional Controller, you will be responsible for the financial affairs of assigned facilities within KemperSports Venues Division. You will report to the VP of Accounting but will work in conjunction with the Operations Leadership team who manages the facilities.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Overseeing the financial activities of the assigned properties, including (but not limited to) timely and accurate financial reporting, compliance with internal controls, budget preparation, and cash management.
Monthly Bank Account Reconciliations.
Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, presentation reports, and dashboards for review and distribution to management and clients.
Maintaining General Ledger including journal entries & adjustments.
Providing first layer support for accounting and point of sale related questions at assigned properties.
Monitoring bank balances to anticipate cash needs to satisfy accounts payable and payroll.
Being Involved in the supervision of the accounting staff at the assigned properties.
Working closely with on-site Management and Regional Operating Executives to provide financial reporting and analysis.
Providing other departmental and company units with related information required by them to carry out their assigned responsibilities.
Ensuring optimum performance of the function. Recommends and implements techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices.
Assessing compliance with financial regulations and controls by executing review/audit program steps; testing general ledger, account balances, balance sheets, income statements, and related financial statements; examining and analyzing records, reports, operating practices, and documentation.
Keeping abreast of current trends and practices in field of expertise. Assumes other special activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.
Understanding the operations and how they impact the accounting at assigned sites.
Acting within scope of authority and consistent with company and corporate objectives, guidelines, policies, and practices.
BS or BA in accounting.
CPA designation preferred.
Ability to travel to venues estimated at 10% of the time (required)
Supervisory experience preferred.
3-5 years accounting experience in the sports venue/hospitality industry.
Ability to communicate and explain complex financial issues to non-financial professionals.
Outstanding interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Dynamics GP.
Ability to analyze/solve problems and work in a fast-paced environment.
Organization and attention to detail and a positive attitude.
Apply now and learn more about this great opportunity!
KemperSports is a leading sports, entertainment and hospitality company that delivers operational excellence in property and experience management. Headquartered in Chicago with regional offices throughout the U.S., KemperSports manages more than 140 golf courses, private clubs, sports venues, and destination resorts nationwide. It has more golf properties named among the top 100 U.S. public and resort courses as rated by GOLF Magazine, Golf Digest and Golfweek than any other management company. For more information about KemperSports, visit www.kempersports.com.