GL Accounting Operations Lead

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 27, 2022

We are looking for an individual to lead our GL Accounting Operations at a very exciting time of growth. Reporting into our Director of Accounting Operations, this role will be critical in building a world class accounting organization to support OpenSea’s growth and make an immediate impact on the business. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is motivated by a fast-paced environment, adaptable to changing responsibilities and priorities, and wants to do interesting work in a cutting-edge new industry.


- Responsible for monthly/quarterly close processes, including preparation/review of journal entries, reconciliations, balance sheet and P&L variance analysis.

- Assist in the development and implementation of scalable accounting system and accounting operation processes to facilitate timely and accurate financial reporting.

- Work cross-functionally with business partners to evaluate accuracy and completeness of data used in financial reporting, including review of partner contracts to ensure consistency with system and accounting results.

- Oversee day-to-day operations related to cash and operating expenses.

- Build and collaborate with cross-functional partners to operationalize and scale new areas of the business to facilitate streamlined accounting transactions as assigned.

- Own the global chart of accounts and ensure accounts are added as needed to properly report for audit and tax purposes.

- Assist in the design and implementation of controls and processes, including documentation of accounting processes and policies to identify risks and define mitigating procedures.

- Provide support for external audits.

- Perform special, ad-hoc projects in Accounting/Finance as needed.

Job Requirements

- BA/BS in Accounting or related field, CPA required.

- 8+ years experience in accounting or finance, preferably in the fintech/financial services industry with a mix of public/industry experience.

- Excellent analytical skills (MS Excel is a must), business partnering, problem solving and prioritization skills.

- Strong sense of ownership and accountability.

- Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.

- Ability to work well in a dynamic environment, recommend and implement process improvements, hands-on, results-oriented and self-motivated.

- Growth mindset and are willing to quickly adapt and learn new things.

- Experience with ERP implementation is a plus.

- Experience with consumer-facing products, blockchain or cryptocurrency, startup experience is a plus.

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