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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Manager Accounting


Who are we hiring?
The Manager of Accounting will be responsible for managing the financial components of the MSG Vegas Sphere construction in progress for Las Vegas and London. This role will require interface and coordination with different functions within the development teams in London and New York, the construction team in Vegas, as well as MSGE Corporate departments, including Accounting, Finance, Accounts Payables, and Tax. Position will be based in our Burbank office and may require travel to Las Vegas MSG Sphere, London MSG Sphere, and MSGE Headquarters in New York to present to key executives or stakeholders. The role reports to the West Coast Senior Accounting Director and supervises one Senior Accountant

What will you do?

London Sphere:

  • Review and approve journal entries in both UK and US ledgers.
  • Review and approve reconciliations of major accounts quarterly and provide schedules as needed for the Corporate team to file company 10K and 10Q
  • Keep track of contractual engagements with outside consultants and ensure that obligations are accurately accounted for and accrued as needed
  • Review monthly expenses and capital purchases to ensure proper recording
  • Lead annual UK statutory audit requirements and other required filings


Las Vegas Sphere:

  • Review and approve construction accounting ledger and related journal entries and reclasses
  • Track monthly and year to date construction costs and reconcile these with the CIP ledger
  • Assess and improve process to track unpaid invoices to properly accrue for those expenses
  • Liaise with MSGE Corporate Facilities Accounting to ensure appropriate classification of fixed assets additions.
  • Ensure proper treatment of costs based on GAAP guidance.
  • Monitor expenses in Concur to ensure policies are being enforced and budgets are on track.

What do you need to succeed?

Minimum 5 years’ experience in a medium to large sized enterprise environment.

  • Experience of working in a support role to senior executives / managers.



Core Competencies:

  • Analytical and critical thinking.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent writing and quantitative analytical skills.
  • Planning and organization.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, work independently, and consistently strives for quality in all work efforts.
  • Ability to build strong relationships.
  • Behavior consistent with MSGE values

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-JW1

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