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Event Accounting Associate

life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Missouri, Fenton
1375 North Highway Drive (Show on map)
Jun 29, 2024
EXCITED TO GROW YOUR CAREER? WE'RE GLAD YOU'RE HERE! Entry level position providing support for project related financial functions such as: establishing and maintaining project files, cost tracking, project forecasting/reconciliation, invoice preparation, project scope changes, monitoring cash flow, working with project event management and account teams to monitor performance of projects by providing analysis of project data, compliance with client contracts, and providing client with final billing. Work closely with management for knowledge of job responsibilities and client history.

Responsible for routine level projects, ranging from a minimum of $5 million and up to $50+ million in yearly client project revenues. Actual individual volume varies based upon many factors including client/sector assignment, number of assigned projects and revenue recognition methods.

Primary Responsibilities

80% Event Budget/Cost Tracking/Billing: Works closely with management to ensure all projects accurately reflect revenues and gross profit and updates in system. Reconciles project details in accordance with client/vendor agreements and internal closing policies. Prepares and reviews client invoices and issues them according to the client agreement to ensure positive project cash flow. Works with client, account team and Accounts Receivable to collect payment of past due invoices. Adheres to and ensures compliance with all applicable policies. Provide updates to Event Management regarding financial aspects of the project. With assistance, analyzes project data and proactively identifies and reports project profitability opportunities to Event Management and Sales teams. Works with Account Team to develop project budget detail.

20% Contract Compliance and Documentation: Provides guidance on internal contract policy to Account Teams, Event Management and/or Sales regarding requirements. Monitors financial compliance with project Letter of Agreement, Statement of Work and other documents as required. Maintains all required financial documentation for GAAP, internal and external audits. May work with corporate audit department on all internal, outside auditors, and client auditors as requested.


1. Bachelor degree in accounting, finance, or general business or a minimum two years related experience in an accounting or finance function

2. Knowledge of financial practices, principles, processes and systems preferably in a corporate environment

3. Proficiency with Excel spreadsheets

4. Strong oral and written communication skills

5. Financial analysis experience is a plus

6. Travel may be required as needed to assist in various capacities such as: on-site client operations, remote client meetings or branch office visits

DISCLAIMER: This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to confirm or be interpreted as a comprehensive summary of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

Maritz offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and more! Part-time employees may qualify for medical, 401k, and paid time off depending on total hours worked. View all details at www.MaritzBenefits.com.

Maritz will only employ applicants who have authorization to work permanently in the U.S. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Those who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future are not eligible for hire. No calls or agencies please.

Maritz is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by calling 1-636-827-0335 or by sending an email to peopleanddevelopment@maritz.com.