Sorare

Director of US Accounting

Job Description

Posted on: 
April 14, 2022

As our Director of US Accounting, you will lead the day-day accounting, reporting and GAAP compliance for a fast-growing sports NFT marketplace. You will build the US accounting operations team from the ground up. You will be a clear communicator who is comfortable interfacing cross-functionally and with external stakeholders including auditors, banking partners and vendors. You have experience scaling processes, systems and growing talent.  

This role will focus on optimizing our global accounting operations and will involve working alongside our French Accounting team. You will have strong business acumen, and the ability to apply that business knowledge and know-how into the systems, process or reporting solutions that are proposed and delivered.

You will report to the Group Controller and have responsibility across accounting, finance, and compliance.

Responsibilities

  • Execute all accounting processes and activities across the organization to ensure compliance with the U.S. GAAP, internal policies and external audits
  • Partner with FP&A, Technical Accounting, and other cross-functional teams to develop, and improve the systems, policies, and procedures necessary to drive efficiency
  • Lead the team in day-to-day accounting and month-end close activities
  • Lead the annual audit; coordinate with internal and external auditors to support their quarterly review and annual audit procedures
  • Manage and develop a team of staff accountants and managers as we grow our accounting function
  • Research and document response for technical accounting issues
  • Develop and maintain the Company's accounting procedures
  • Identify, design and implement process improvements
  • Assist the tax scalable compliance and tax filing
  • Evaluate and implement an ERP system to support the growing business

Job Requirements

  • 8+ years experience, including as mid-level accounting manager or equivalent
  • CPA or equivalent required
  • Public accounting, Big Four experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the organization and with senior management
  • Demonstrated ability to untangle complex issues and problem solve
  • Experience with ERP system implementation
  • High degree of accuracy, consistency and keen attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Blockchain/crypto knowledge and experience a plus
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