City of Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau
Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Salary: $60,707.50 - $94,096.63
Internal Number: 39243
The Virginia Beach Convention Center exists to facilitate successful experiences by offering a full range of high-quality services and amenities for conventions, professional trade shows, consumer shows and community events. The right candidate for this position will be a self-motivated individual who enjoys a challenging work environment and wants to make a difference in our organization. You will be an integral part of a team committed to providing exceptional customer service to our clients.
Job duties of the Assistant General Manager- Business (Assistant Convention Center Manager) include the following:
Experience with large financial accounting systems such as Oracle Financials, InSITE or other similar systems.
Research, analyze and summarize various financial records to develop complex financial reports; oversee the maintenance of accounting ledgers, records and files.
Develop, manage and monitor division operating and capital budgets.
Prepare operating and analytical financial reports, monitor performance measures and make recommendations to establish key performance indicators, goals and objectives.
Provide overall management for all customer accounts including collection of fees, establishing accounts, billing, collections and customer correspondence.
Report both direct and indirect tax revenues, calculating economic impact, participate in industry surveys and compile data.
Monitor and manage payroll, accounts receivables and accounts payable.
Prepare settlements for all events.
Oversee ticketing for all applicable events including sales, tax reporting, cash handling and sound fiscal controls.
Supervise the hiring, scheduling, and training of full time and part-time Business Office and Accounting staff.
Monitor contract compliance for vendors of food services, audio visual services and telecommunications/data, etc.
Responsible for all facility sustainability initiatives, including but not limited to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification.
Knowledge of information technology applications and systems.
Refine existing and develop new revenue streams including food and beverage, merchandise sales, ticketing.
Serve on department and city-wide teams as industry representative.
Serve as liaison to independent auditors.
Administration of procurement of goods and services.
May be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or city-wide emergencies.
Positions within the class have been designated as Alpha I positions requiring employees to work during inclement weather, regardless of the city’s operational status.
Must complete training and obtain certification in Defensive Driving, First Aid/CPR/AED; Trained Crowd Manager by end of probationary period. Certifications must be maintained for duration of employment in this classification.
As a City employee, you will enjoy a generous benefits package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance options, a wellness program, retirement, tuition reimbursement and more.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to eight (8) years in fields such as Business Administration, Finance, Sales, Public Administration or Accounting, utilizing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Must have, or obtain, a current and valid Virginia or North Carolina driver's license in accordance with Virginia or North Carolina DMV driver's license eligibility requirements.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three (3) years related experience in a supervisory role. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, Accounting, or Public Administration, and Masters in Business or Public Administration. experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel and knowledge of database applications such as Event Business Management System (EBMS) preferred.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.
Positions within this class have been designated as Alpha I positions requiring employees to work during inclement weather, regardless of the City's operational status.
Must complete training and obtain certification in Defensive Driving; First Aid/CPR/AED; and Trained Crowd Manager by the end of the probationary period. Certifications must be maintained for the duration of employment in this classification.
About City of Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau
Virginia Beach is a diverse, vibrant, appealing community with a dynamic year-round tourism economy that serves the needs of local residents and visitors alike. The Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau develops and promotes Virginia Beach as a first-class, year-round destination that contributes to the quality of life and a diverse local economy