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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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VP MSG Sphere Strategic and Financial Planning


Who are we hiring?
This role will partner closely with the Sphere CFO and Executive Leadership team of MSG Sphere to strategically analyze, monitor, and provide oversight for all financial aspects of Sphere business. This will include, overseeing long range planning, budgeting, and forecasting, leading strategic and operational decision support, and managing all revenue-related finance activities. The VP is a prominent voice within the Company’s management structure and takes a leadership role in exemplifying and instilling the Company’s business philosophies across the organization while assisting the Sphere CFO and Sphere Executive Leadership Team in the development and facilitation of the Company’s growth strategies and operational execution. Through deep understanding of the financial implications of business decisions, the VP helps to identify operational improvements/efficiencies and growth opportunities across the Sphere business. This position manages all Strategic and Financial Planning across Sphere and will be responsible for all financial matters of Sphere Commercial division, including revenue operations and planning. This position will also manage all analysis related to new business initiatives, providing MSG Sphere leadership with strategic and financial insight to facilitate decision-making.

What will you do?

  • Manage consolidated FP&A activities including the Annual Budget, Long-term Plan, Forecasts and Outlooks for all aspects of MSG Sphere.
  • Recommend and establish benchmarks and metrics for measuring financial and operating performance
  • Drive corporate priorities to completion utilizing strategic project management and collaboration. These projects support the growth of the entire organization and in most cases involve multiple divisions and departments.  
  • Support revenue-generating teams with deal analysis, pricing and inventory management, and revenue forecasts
  • Review all submissions of business plans and investment cases for all Sphere initiatives to ensure that they are accurate and achievable
  • Partner to develop Goals, Strategies, and Tactics for all Sphere Divisions
  • Working on special projects that support the growth of the organization and may involve new technologies, branding, and other multi-divisional matters that require leadership working with executives in all areas of the organization.

What do you need to succeed?


  • 10+ years of work experience with best-in-class organizations in relevant functional areas. Strong preference for individuals with experience in Technology, Media, Telecommunications, and Entertainment
  • Four-year degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management Education or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. CPA certified or MBA desired.
  • Demonstrated experience managing highly complex financial operations
  • Ability to analyze and dissect a business, i.e., understanding the components and drivers of success beyond the financials deeply and thoroughly.
  • Resilient finance executive with ability to work independently and cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing business needs; can take direction and incorporate feedback from senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Can effectively balance multiple simultaneous project streams with independent and sometimes competing timelines.

Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
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, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required. #LI-AD1

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