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Tour Business Manager

Ellenton, Florida - E-Verify | Full Time Financial Planning & Analysis — Tour Business Operations
Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Jurassic World Live Tour, Kawasaki and Spin Master. Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 80 countries and on six continents. Visit for more information.

Reporting to the Tour Business Operations Manager, the Tour Business Manager serves as the primary financial manager for the company's live entertainment shows in the USA and/or in foreign countries.
Essential Job Functions
  • Act as primary liaison between corporate, tour, and venue for assigned engagements. Work closely and maintain constant communication with the Show Manager, the Promoter, Routing & Tours, and venue representatives to address on-site issues, unexpected costs, and to ensure that all parties adhere to the provisions of the contract.
  • Review all engagement contracts & addendums for terms and conditions of assigned engagements.
  • Review and validate box office statements documenting ticket sales and distribution.
  • Administer and track usage of complimentary tickets, insuring adherence to the company's usage and documentation policies.
  • Prepare a preliminary "pre-settlement" for each engagement, intended to cover/include all specific contractual provisions, anticipate expected costs, contractual issues, and any disputed items resolved between the parties.
  • Conduct the final settlement with the local promoter or the venue for each engagement.
  • Manage, control, and maintain a full accounting of all local show expenses, taxes, performer fees, etc.
  • Manage, control, and maintain personnel manifests for the purposes of foreign tax reporting and/or withholding.
  • Facilitate vendor payments by reviewing support documentation, acquiring approvals, and submitting for payment.
  • Monitor actual vs budgeted costs and assist in the creation of budgets for both show overhead and local engagement costs.
  • Assist with compiling payroll information for unit employees and submit to corporate Payroll by established processing deadlines to ensure that unit employees are paid timely and accurately.
  • Prepare daily, weekly, and post-engagement reports on a timely basis as required by company policies and procedures. 
  • Manage expense report processing (within the Travel and Entertainment program – Concur.)  Manage, control, and maintain virtual American Express payments for group hotel bookings.
  • Create and manage purchase order process for tour expenses (marketing, local costs.)
  • Assist accounting with monthly accruals for tour expenses.
  • Other projects as assigned.
Job Qualifications
  • BS/BA in accounting, finance, or related discipline, or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 2-4 years of relevant management experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.  Strong Excel skills.
  • Ability to work on a broad range of financial/accounting projects simultaneously.
  • Self-starter, with the ability to adapt in an ever-changing, fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Self-motivated, strong sense of ownership and initiative, and ability to exercise independent judgment. Flexibility and the ability to multi-task among competing and changing priorities are essential.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills to work comfortably with people of very diverse personalities, backgrounds, and cultures. Knowledge of foreign cultures and multiple languages is a plus.
  • Willingness and desire to work flexible schedules including nights and weekends.  Travel domestically and/or internationally when required (less than 10%.)
Given the touring nature of Feld Entertainment’s business, COVID vaccination is strongly encouraged for successful candidates.

International Touring Personnel
To the extent international touring personnel are visiting a jurisdiction that requires vaccination, proof of vaccination in accordance with the relevant international law should be submitted directly to either the Tour Manager or to Human Resources at least six weeks prior to the start of the tour.  The Company will maintain all information regarding vaccination status as confidential in accordance with applicable laws.  The Company cannot guarantee employment for any Associate who is unable to satisfy foreign entry requirements.  

Mitigation Guidelines for touring employees will remain in effect until further notice as do applicable venue, local, state and/or international requirements, rules, regulations and/or laws, if any.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Feld Entertainment is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our employees, customers, and partners worldwide. We celebrate diversity and encourage our profoundly talented workforce to express themselves proudly. Our successful business model requires different perspectives and voices so that we can create the incredible live shows we put on. Come join us and help us light up the world.

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