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Finance/HR/Legal: Financial/Data Analyst
Analyst - CSL (Frisco, TX)

Sports Facility Analyst, Conventions, Sports & Leisure International
 
About Legends: Born from performance and inspired by icons, Legends has created a legacy of success, delivery and results with the icons of global sports, entertainment and business. Our passion for delivering remarkable experiences, at every occasion, has enabled us to redefine the role of a service provider and set a new expectation within the industry.
 
Legends Mission is to supply our partners a best-in-class turnkey solution for their live entertainment venues through innovation and excellence. We are a different kind of company doing things a different way bringing new ideas and approaches to delight the fan built on a strong partnership with our clients. As a team’s service partner, Legends is responsible for the vast majority of the direct fan interactions - The Moments of Truth – when lifelong memories are created and experiences are defined.
 
For that reason, we believe in the honor of service, where no request is unreasonable and going the extra mile isn’t the exception, it’s the expectation.
 
Conventions, Sports & Leisure International (CSL) is a leading management advisory division of Legends that specializes in the market and financial evaluation of sports and other public assembly facilities. CSL was established in 1988 to provide focused consulting services to the sports and assembly industries. A major emphasis of CSL's work involves feasibility assessments surrounding the development of stadiums, arenas, ballparks, convention centers and other such public assembly facilities both domestically and internationally. Our client base includes professional sports teams, sporting clubs, and colleges throughout the U.S, Europe and Central & South America as well as other private and public entities related to the sports and public assembly industry. CSL is seeking an analyst to join our firm in this fast-paced environment for the Frisco, Texas location.
 
Job Overview:
 
The analyst, with guidance from project managers and senior executives, will be responsible for researching, writing and presenting feasibility studies for clients who are evaluating the possibility of developing convention, sports or entertainment facilities. The successful candidate will have an interest in most, and experience in at least one, of the following analytical steps included in a typical feasibility study:
 
1. Market, economic, and demographic analysis
2. Analysis of trends within an industry
3. Phone and personal interviews for the purposes of gathering information
4. Surveys or focus group analysis
5. Analysis of competitive venues
6. Analysis of marketing opportunities
7. Development of detailed financial models
8. Economic and fiscal impacts analysis 
9. Evaluation of funding / return on investment metrics

 
Job Requirements:

• Produce well-organized and comprehensive studies, sometimes a minimum of a hundred pages
• Deliver superior customer service and meet client needs, commitments and deadlines
• Work product must meet highest standards of writing style and of accuracy

Daily Responsibilities:
 
• Responsible for development of market research and financial analysis for all projects 
• Proposal and presentation development 
• Analyze local market characteristics, economic trends, and demographic information 
• Research convention, sports and entertainment industry trends
• Interview facility managers to assess performance of their facilities
• Design and implement surveys targeted at event organizers, show promoters, and venue managers to evaluate demand potential for proposed or expanding facilities 
• Develop comprehensive comparative analyses between proposed facilities and existing facilities that feature similar building and market characteristics 
• Meet on-site with clients and conduct field research 
• Learn and implement proprietary models to forecast financial operations and economic and fiscal impacts generated by certain public facilities 
• Work with senior staff to develop facility recommendations for communities wishing to expand existing or build new facilities
• Work with senior staff to develop demand projections and financial forecasts for such facilities


• Maintain and enhance database and industry contacts

Qualifications:
 
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration (Finance, Accounting or Marketing preferable)
• Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills, with an emphasis on managing and meeting deadlines
• Highly proficient in writing, telephone and internet research skills
• Business savvy in client interactions
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
• Excellent analytical skills
• Self-starter


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Finance/HR/Legal: Risk Management/Strategic Planning
Risk Manager - Legends (New York, NY)

Position:        Risk Manager

Reports to:    Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs

Location:       New York, NY

Born from performance and inspired by icons, Legends has created a legacy of success. We provide expertise and carefully honed customer service in multiple categories, including food and beverage, merchandise, facilities management, design and consulting, hospitality and live entertainment.

We deliver solutions for legendary brands across all platforms, which has enabled us to redefine the role of a service provider, and set a new expectation within the industry. Legends’ mission is to supply our partners a world-class turnkey solution for their live entertainment venues through innovation and excellence. We are a different kind of company with a unique operating philosophy, building strong partnerships with our clients and bringing a new approach to customer service. As a service partner, Legends is responsible for the vast majority of the direct fan interactions - The Moments of Truth – when lifelong memories are created and experiences are defined.

For that reason, we believe in the honor of service where no request is unreasonable, and going the extra mile isn’t the exception – it’s the expectation.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

 Legends, headquartered in New York, is a sports business enterprise formed in September 2008 principally by affiliates of the New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys, to serve as a broad provider of business and guest services to professional and collegiate sports organizations along with a variety of other entertainment destinations and attractions. Currently, these offerings include three divisions: Global Planning - project feasibility, project development, and analytics; Global Sales -  premium and individual ticket sales and service, PSL sales execution, sponsorship and naming rights capabilities, stadium/arena tours, special event sales and sales training; and Hospitality -  general concessions, premium food & beverage, catering, and retail merchandise. Operated by a strong management team, Legends helps venue operators offer a superior guest experience and maximize revenue through its business offerings. Legends provides its partners with innovative ways to create a superior and unique atmosphere within their venues. For guests, it means unparalleled customer service, exceeded expectations and a memorable experience. For venue operators, it means increased attendance, better returns and greater fan loyalty. Those goals are achieved through a laser-like focus on the experience of Legends’ guests and the quality of the service and merchandise they receive.

Legends has redefined the role of a turnkey “service provider” and set a new expectation within the industry. They provide an integrated solution for their partners creating a unique atmosphere for guests that is enhanced at every major touch point throughout their journey.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Risk Manager will assist with implementing a corporate-wide risk management process to effectively capture and report on enterprise risks to the organization. This involves: establishing and monitoring key risk indicators; analyzing risks and incidents for impact to work with business owners on corrective action plans; communicating with departmental leadership on open corrective action plans owned to internal and external constituencies; maintaining reports of significant risks and recommendations for management; partnering with business units to evaluate the effectiveness of the company's internal control framework in addressing risks and accomplishing corporate goals and objectives; and supporting the integration of enterprise risk management with other business planning and management activities. You will also be responsible to: promote enterprise risk management competence throughout the company, including helping managers align risk responses with the entity's risk tolerances and developing appropriate controls; create and provide training around enterprise risk; collaborate with stakeholders to determine/prioritize needs and manage projects to support program growth and best practices. The successful candidate will be an experienced, confident presenter to all audiences and have the ability to prioritize and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and communicate potential conflicts to manager; ability to be an effective team member and display initiative and flexibility in team goal orientation in a fast pace, ever changing environment and to be flexible and change with environment, industry, and business demands.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Managing and directing Legends’ processes that protect Legends’ assets through identification of potential sources of loss
  • Analysis of risk
  • Developing tools and techniques to control risks
  • Manage and negotiate risk management and insurance programs
  • Monitor and manage claims and claim outcomes
  • Manage claims and loss control activities. 
  • Create a formal written corporate safety program
  • Provide new hire safety training orientation training
  • Develop specific safety expectations/safe work methods for each operation (food prep safety, housekeeping procedures, manual material handing expectations, shoe policy, etc.)
  • Develop region/location safety expectations
  • Conduct site safety surveys to identify physical hazards and to observe work methods to identify safety/operational improvement opportunities
  • Develop a formal self-inspection program
  • Implement a safety pre-planning program for events to make sure safety equipment is available and employees have been trained on event/site specific exposures
  • Implement a formal return to work program in conjunction with HR
  • Implement OSHA required training/certification programs (forklift certification, etc.)
  • Serve as primary contact for property/casualty insurance broker as related to Legends’ insurance policies and coverage
  • Manages business relationships with third party service providers including brokers, insurers, and other TPA’s
  • Prepare loss analyses and budgets, identifying exposures, recommending solutions, implementing approved programs, and promoting loss prevention
  • Develop employee health and welfare plans through coordination with professional consultants and technical experts in the legal, medical, actuarial, accounting, financial, labor relations, and communications disciplines
  • Procure employee health and welfare programs that control costs, communicates benefits to employees,and keeps abreast of government legislation affecting employee benefit plans 
  • Review procurements, scopes of work, special service arrangements and contracts assuring appropriate insurance coverage is secured 
  • Collect and analyze data; prepare statistical reports and trending data
  • Participate in labor-management employee health and welfare recommendation committee
  • Review and evaluate insurance policies
  • Document and write procedures for Risk Management Department
  • Liaise and partners with Safety Department personnel
  • Monitor and manage all property/casualty insurance policies and coverage domestically to ensure proper scope, policy limits and deductibles
  • Strategize and provide recommendations in regard to international insurance coverage needs and manage all property/casualty insurance policies and coverage internationally to ensure proper scope, policy limits and deductibles
  • Manage yearly property/casualty insurance renewal process to ensure Legends receives appropriate coverage at cost-effective pricing
  • Coordinate property insurance inspections as requested by property insurance provider
  • Engage in ongoing analysis of gaps in insurance coverage and formulate recommendations for Legal department.
  • Identify opportunities to continuously reduce insurance spend
  • Review Legends vendors’ certificates of insurance for compliance

Pre-litigation Claims Duties:

  • Proactively investigate, manage and pursue recovery of insured and uninsured pre-litigation claims from notification to closure, investing the necessary level of involvement required for each claim depending on the nature, value and type of claim
  • Develop, document and execute pre-litigation claims strategies taking into account uncertainties, key decisions, potential outcomes and estimated associated costs
  • Effectively and consistently communicate cross-departmentally to offer support and willingness to assist in NCRM issues, late delivery, breach, non-payment issues and any other issues that require recovery
  • Support Corporate Counsel in managing insured pre-litigation claims including keeping up-to-date on status and direct outcome to ensure Legends’ interests are met
  • Support Corporate Counsel in strategically managing litigation claims and Workers’ Compensation claims
  • Work alongside Claims Examiner whose responsibilities include:
  • Investigation, resolution and recovery of all (a) freight claims/product loss/damage issues; and (b) third party and potential Legends liability property damage incidents

 Other Duties:

  • Complete special projects as requested by SVP & General Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs
  • Identify opportunities to create department and company-wide efficiencies

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-7 years experience in Insurance, Claims, Risk Management and/or Legal fields
  • Proven capability to lead and drive change in a global environment
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and legal project management and facilitation skills
  • Must be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively, provide leadership, influence organizational behavior and create alignment across disparate groups
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required
  • Ability to provide practical and accurate advice to internal clients related to business objectives and take an active role in driving projects to a final result
  • Integrity, honesty and trustworthiness, and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality are also imperative to this role
  • Models integrity, upholding the highest of ethical standards, during good and challenging times
  • Effectively drives a collaborative work environment focused on mutual problem solving and candid dialog
  • Able to travel for business (up to 25%)

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university, JD preferred, or equivalent related experience and training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in risk management.  Certificates of Risk Management (CRM) and/or Safety and an Associate Risk Manager (ARM) desirable.  


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Finance/HR/Legal: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
Accounting Clerk - Legends at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Darien Center, NY)

Legends is currently looking for an energetic, well-rounded bookkeeping and administrative professional. This position requires a broad range of responsibilities from significant amounts of detailed transaction entry to customer service, administrative and general office duties.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Answering general office telephones, provide customer service and office support
• Accounts Receivable: receipt and posting of payments; make bank deposits
• Accounts Payable: matching invoices to POS; invoice entry; vendor file maintenance
• Cash Handling: high level of daily cash deposits during the season
• Must be organized with storage and maintenance of all financial records

Job Requirements

• Experience in a small company setting preferred
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel and Word programs)
• Effective teamwork and exceptional personal integrity
• Detail oriented and ability to work independently
• Ability to effectively perform multiple tasks in a timely manner
 


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