Sr Accountant

21 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
We're reimagining sports and technology.
DraftKings is bringing sports fans closer to the games they love and becoming an essential part of their experience in the process. An industry pioneer since our founding in 2012, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do and we think you will too.

The strategy behind the game.
We're growing quickly and are seeking a Senior Accountant who thrives in a fast–paced environment. You will be an integral part of the Finance Function and will report directly to the Accounting Manager. As the Finance team scales, you will be tasked with executing and refining newly implemented controls, improving the month end process and related reconciliations, and assisting with all aspect of General Ledger maintenance. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you'll do as a Senior Accountant:

  • You will play a lead role in the financial statement close process; preparing journal entries, general ledger reconciliations, and related analyses.
  • Manage complex areas of the general ledger and maintain a thorough understanding of account activity.
  • Create and maintain clear documentation of control processes and procedures to support annual audits.
  • Manage the execution of new accounting policies and provide recommendations for process improvements wherever possible.
  • Liaise with external auditors and other third parties to support the annual financial statement audit.

What skills you will use:

  • A minimum of 4 years of general ledger and/or technical accounting experience is required.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required. A Bachelor's Degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting is preferred.
  • A public/private mix is preferred.
  • A CPA is preferred.
  • Experience identifying key controls and documenting processes via walkthroughs is required.
  • Strong documentation and communication skills around COSO framework, SOX–404 controls and related control matrices is required.
  • Advanced Excel skills with the ability to manipulate data and present in a user–friendly format is required.
  • Experience with NetSuite, Coupa and/or SQL is a plus.
  • E–Commerce and/or Software industry experience a plus.

Who are we a good fit for?
We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co–workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we're great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech's most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.

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