Senior Accountant

Recruiter
DraftKings
Location
Boston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
13 Mar 2018
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time


As a Senior Accountant, you will report directly to the Accounting Manager, and be an integral part of the Finance Function. 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.

Responsibilities

  • Play a significant role in the monthly, quarterly, and annual close process including preparation of journal entries, general ledger reconciliations and related analyses
  • Assist in evaluating the company's accounting policies and internal controls, and implementing improvements where possible
  • Create detailed documentation and narratives of all procedures, processes, and reconciliations
  • Maintain and update control matrices and related language
  • Manage execution of newly implemented financial controls
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of areas of responsibility in general ledger
  • Support the external review and audit of the company's financial statements on an annual basis
  • Research Accounting Standards Codification and summarize relevant guidance needed to support position papers and other memos
  • Special projects as required (i.e. assisting with ad hoc and financial analysis, systems upgrades, tax matters, process improvements, etc.)


    Qualifications :

  • 4–6 years accounting experience – public/private mix strongly preferred
  • BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Ability to multi–task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong documentation skills specifically around COSO framework, SOX–404 controls and experience identifying and documenting control processes
  • Advanced excel skills and the ability to run reports, manipulate and present data in a user–friendly format
  • Preferred experience with growth stage companies with 50 to 250m in revenue
  • Experience with NetSuite and Coupa a plus
  • E–Commerce or Software industry experience a plus
  • Has a positive approach to work and a no task too small attitude