Jun 9, 2017

Job title

IEM Sales Project Controller (m/f)


Turtle Entertainment America

Employer description

What we are searching for:

You want to make a difference.

You are enthusiastic, autonomous and eager to operate complex tasks.

You are willing to be part of the team and help us to achieve our goals.


USA / Burbank

Job description

Job description

Reporting directly to the VP of Finance and dotted-line to the Global Project Controller, the IEM Sales Project Controller works independently and collaboratively to perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:


  • Serve a critical role as the primary liaison between Finance, Sales and our Partner and Product Management team to drive visibility, analysis and management of client and event project budgets
  • Drive the design and implementation of key controls, systems and tools to ensure adequate visibility, effective management, and accurate forecasting and reporting for TEA’s local and global projects
  • Develop and roll out templates and processes to build client project budgets based on project scope and contracts, capture and track project budgets versus actuals
  • Develop, update, and monitor individual project schedules, budgets and estimates of completion from proposal through work completion in conjunction with project team members
  • Support the following in accordance with global company standards: development of project work breakdown structures, budgets, creating resource loaded schedules, maintaining schedule status, and creating progress and financial reports, and other cost and schedule data that may be required
  • Review schedule, progress and productivity of projects (including subcontractors), monitor and verify monthly costs, support PMs with cost and schedule variance analysis, forecasting estimates of completion, change order management and control
  • Prepare monthly project progress summary reports, including updated cost reports and schedules and determine percentage of completion
  • Attend progress meetings with project management, and subcontractors to review project status including cost and schedule status within the context of the overall project status
  • Provide pricing support for development of proposals for new contracts and projects, ensuring the correct application contract pricing requirements, and that correct direct, indirect, and other rates and labor categories are used in proposals, coordinating correct application of rates with Project Managers as necessary, entering proposal data into spreadsheets, checking proposals for consistency with SOW
  • Assist Project Managers to resolve payment or labor charging discrepancies detected on review of Project Status Reports
  • Assist Project Managers to obtain various project reports
  • Maintain project information including the initial set up, budgets, modifications, change orders, and project close-out
  • Provide Finance/Accounting support with annual budgeting process and monthly revenue forecasts based on updated cost and schedules
  • Develop and deliver training to team members on how to create, track, and manage project budgets
  • Develop and deliver training to team members on how to create, track, and manage project budgets
  • Create and learn role-related processes, procedures, and best practices
  • Keep abreast of changes in area(s) of expertise and responsibility via participation in ongoing professional development and training as determined in collaboration with primary supervisor and Human Resources team
  • Perform other duties as required

Job requirements

Job requirements

Must haves:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • 3 or more years of progressive experience as a financial analyst, project analyst and/or training with cost controls (budgets, comparisons of actuals to plan, validation of forecasts, variance analysis, cost to complete, and percentage of completion) is required
  • Solid understanding of data management: data extraction, compilation and reporting at different levels of granularity
  • Experience dealing with global projects, currencies, intercompany accounting required
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel is required
  • Highly organized, with a proven record of effective management of budgets, staffing and scheduling
  • Strong management skills and ability to collaborate, work effectively with teams from multiple functions and cultures
  • Experience working in esports entertainment, broadcasting or other entertainment industry is required
  • Able to manage multiple, concurrent projects in a deadline driven, fast-paced environment
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States



Nice to have:


  • Operate computers and other technology devices and equipment proficiently with associated software and apps in accordance with company policy and role responsibilies
  • Work independently and collaborate well within teams with a high standard of integrity and ethics in support of ESL’s strategic interests, policies, and goals
  • Perform work with patience, discretion, good judgement, courtesy and tact while working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures, including colleagues, clients, vendors, partners, contractors and other possible stakeholders
  • Demonstrate effective, accurate and clear communication with excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, social media, reading, phone and customer service skills in accordance with role
  • Define and prioritize realistic and specific goals and objectives
  • Respond to others in a timely and courteous manner
  • Use strong project management, organizational and time management skills to complete work with accuracy and exception attention to detail
  • Able to manage multiple, concurrent projects in a deadline driven, fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and evaluate skills

Job benefits

What is it like working at Turtle Entertainment?

At Turtle Entertainment, you are surrounded by some of the brightest minds in gaming. Our hierarchies are flat and your ideas and opinions are constantly in demand. Each day will be met with complex and challenging tasks we are going to solve together. Quick decision making allows us to create products which shape and define the nature of the esports market. We value team chemistry and team work above anything else, creating a friendly and fast paced work environment.

Apply information


You feel ready for the challenge to work at Turtle Entertainment? Please send us your application with your earliest starting date (including: CV, if available, some previous work samples and credentials) in PDF format to jobs.us@eslgaming.com


Turtle Entertainment GmbH

Human Resources

Schanzenstraße 23

51063 Köln


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USA / Burbank





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Meike Heppner
Head of HR, ESL
+49 221 880 449 - 125

Note: Please send applications for our US Offices to jobs.us@eslgaming.com