Director, Accounting & Compliance

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The Director of Accounting & Compliance is responsible for directing the day to day operations of various MLB general ledgers, intercompany transactions, regulatory filings, planning and coordination of the Audit and Annual reports, and assist in the administration of the MLB Trust. The Director of Accounting & Compliance is also responsible for enforcing financial policies, procedures, internal controls, and involvement in business process reengineering initiatives. The Director of Accounting & Compliance will work closely with the finance team as well as labor, legal, HR, IT and club finance representatives.

Departmental Responsibilities:

General Ledger:

  • Approval of Journal entries as required.
  • Overseeing reconciliation of all Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss Accounts.
  • Managing the financial close in JDE.
  • Month and YTD variance analysis.

Intercompany Transactions:

  • Overseeing month and YTD intercompany account reconciliations.
  • Approval of routine cash transfers to settle outstanding intercompany balances.

Foreign Office Reporting

  • Oversee Senior Accountant responsible for all consolidation of foreign office financial data.
  • Work closely with tax team to understand all transfer pricing adjustments and ensure appropriate recordkeeping.


  • Coordinating the Client Assist schedule with Auditors.
  • Planning and coordinating the dissemination of information to the auditors.
  • Preparation of the financial statements to be attached to the audit report.
  • Sign off on all GAAP checklists for the Audit.


  • Preparation, analysis, interpreting, and reporting financial data at the end of each month.
  • Preparation of ad hoc financial reports and analysis as needed to assist in business decisions.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field is required; MBA preferred; CPA required.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience is required in a mid to senior finance and accounting role.
  • Public company experience preferred, but not required.
  • Proficient knowledge of GAAP and related financial reporting regulations and standards.
  • Proven track record and possesses strong leadership skills to effectively manage a diverse team to achieve results and execute transformative organizational change.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and delegate as needed.
  • Qualitative abilities including strong analytical skills and forecasting skills, technical proficiency, effective problem-solving skills and strong ability to interpret statistical and accounting information/reports.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work under pressure and cultivate and develop key relationships.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required along with the ability to influence others and interface with external contacts, internal management, and accounting and finance team.
  • Ability to present financial information effectively.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems (preferably JDE/Oracle Fusion).
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Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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