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  • Area Controller - Adrienne Arsht Center

    Location US-FL-Miami
    Job ID
    Spectra - Food Services & Hospitality
    Location Name
    Spectra FH - Arsht Center
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This position is based at our Adrienne Arscht Center. Set in the heart of downtown Miami and designed by world-renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is one of the world’s leading performing arts organizations and venues. The Center presents nearly 400 events each year across its flexible, state-of-the-art performance spaces. The Center programs several Signature Series, including the largest jazz series in South Florida, a major annual Flamenco Festival, and a robust program of new theatrical works as well as free programming for the community and an arts education program that serves nearly 30,000 children each year. You can learn more about our venue here:


    The Area Controller is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of financial reporting and accounting of multiple operating locations.  This position also has oversight responsibilities to enforce the application of all internal controls to secure all assets including cash, accounts receivable, and physical inventory. The Area Controller may oversee local or remote Office Assistants or Accounting Support Specialists.


    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



    • Manage the on-site accounting staff in daily activities.
    • Ensure accounting positions are properly staffed with competent and trained personnel.
    • Have the ability to “step in” and perform any of the duties by a vacant position.
    • Ensure timely and accurate submission of accounting data to the corporate office by the Office Assistant, and GM.
    • Assist with basic payroll functions: compile and process weekly payroll, data entry, timekeeping verification, ensure W-4 and I-9 forms are complete and on file; maintain employee deductions file.
    • Provide accounting support to company departments. Reconcile sales reports prior to month end postings. Oversee document coding.  Calculate commissions earned.
    • Collect data from multiple sources and generate reports of Spectra’s event operating results to venue management team and the corporate Finance Department. Includes flash reports, catering activity recaps and sales reports. Perform month end closing, reconciliations and entries.
    • Safeguard company assets through close monitoring of accounting procedures; conduct audits as needed.
    • Reconcile bank deposits to sales reports, inventory levels, payroll reporting, A/P and A/R activities.
    • Prepare current workbooks containing financial information by event type. Supervise preparation of NFP reports by event, and payroll reporting by event types, if required by venue.
    • Handle basic Human Resources functions: personnel file maintenance, answer employee inquiries regarding scheduling, facilitate job fairs and new hire orientation, maintain employee training logs, submit workers compensation claims and maintain OSHA log, basic report generation, respond to initial unemployment claims, interface with employees regarding basic employment issues.
    • Assist GM with forecast and variance reporting. Analyze discrepancies and suggest course of corrective action.


    • Thorough understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices.
    • High level of proficiency with computers, Microsoft applications, accounting/payroll/HRIS systems. Experience with ADP a plus.   Extensive experience in Excel preparing spreadsheets and reports.
    • Strong experience of following established processes and policies, attention to detail, accuracy of work and adherence to meeting deadlines.
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, changing, environment. Must work well under pressure of deadlines.
    • Ability to interact with a diverse spectrum of individuals calmly, professionally, supportively.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to delegate tasks efficiently and develop staff to next level.
    • Ability to adhere to highest standards of ethics, integrity, professionalism, and discretion. Ability to execute solid management decisions quickly and efficiently. 
    • Ability and willingness to work extended hours (i.e. evenings, weekends, and holidays), as frequently required by business necessity.
    • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with company and business contacts.
    • Have the ability to travel to assigned units a minimum of once a month or more frequently based on business.
    • Experience in coaching, training and mentoring direct reports and department heads.


    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree with course work in Accounting.
    • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience with supervisory responsibilities.




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