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Senior Accountant

New York CityUS Finance

Job description

We are...

The Action Network, a premium sports analytics and media company, under the Better Collective umbrella, catering to $170 billion+ under-served sports wagering and fantasy markets. We bring a unique lens to the world of sports, mixing premium content, proprietary tools, and in-depth analysis to make sports fans with something at stake, smarter about betting. 

For people that love sports, working at The Action Network is an opportunity to work on something you are passionate about and make work purposeful and fun. For those not into sports, a strong sense of sportsmanship is woven into the organization and our core values, creating a collaborative, supportive, and fun environment.

You are...

Looking for an opportunity to help shape and grow a company within an exciting and rapid growth industry? This role will be responsible for a wide range of accounting and finance functions, including ownership of critical business processes and the responsibility of executing these processes from the beginning to the end. Reporting to the US Controller, you will help build a best-in-class, scalable accounting function to support rapid growth. This is an incredible opportunity to join a highly motivated team poised for success and one that prides itself on great culture and a positive work environment. 

You will...

  • Manage monthly accounting close procedures and produce month-end deliverables (financial reporting packages, P&L variance analysis, account reconciliations, etc.)

  • Track monthly revenue and analyze related KPIs using various partner databases and platforms.

  • Manage accounts receivable by applying monthly customer payments, following up on payment discrepancies, and producing monthly A/R aging reports. 

  • Record and reconcile monthly cash balances and maintain cash flow analysis (e.g., monthly/quarterly forecasting, and cash burn analysis).

  • Process vendor invoices, ensuring they are recorded accurately and paid timely. 

  • Work closely with other departments to understand the nature of expenses and ensure all documentation complies with company policy.

  • Prepare detailed monthly actual vs. budget variance reports to inform decisions made by key stakeholders within various departments across the business.

  • Participate in the development and detailed review of annual operating budgets and performance projections.

  • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual sales and corporate income tax filings. 

  • Proactively identify issues and implement efficient processes to streamline accounting processes.

Job requirements

You have...

  • Undergraduate and/or graduate degree specializing in Accounting.

  • 3+ years of relevant experience; public accounting experience is a plus.

  • CPA is preferred but not required.

  • Significant understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and ability to research and interpret differences between GAAP and IFRS. 

Even better if you have...

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets; experience with Tableau or other data visualization tools is a plus.

  • Experience with financial reporting/accounting software is preferred but optional.

  • High sense of urgency and ability to multitask, work independently, and meet multiple deadlines.

  • Excellent self-management practices with a demonstrated ability to be self-directed, resourceful, and ask the right questions.

  • Comfortable communicating with teammates, customers, vendors, and other third parties.

What we offer...

  • Generous benefits package and unlimited PTO

  • Pet insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K match

  • Tons of growth opportunities

  • A fun and kind team supporting your success and always down to do something fun.

  • Free lunches and a fully stocked kitchen

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and the community.

New York City, United States


New York City, United States