The Players' Tribune is looking for our first Financial Business Analyst. The ideal candidate will be able to thrive in a dynamic, high-growth start-up while supporting and overseeing a wide spectrum of accounting and financial operations functions both domestic and international. This role will entail administering and overseeing compliance of certain financial policies and procedures, and providing financial support and analysis to various departments as the organization continues to grow in size, lines of business and geographies. The role will require a self-directed roll up your sleeves attitude.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assistance with GAAP Revenue Recognition across various lines of business
  • Accrual management and journal entry processing related to multiple-deliverable contracts and athlete/talent performance contracts
  • Monthly tracking of Budgets & Estimates vs. Actuals
  • Financial and customer support and analysis to various departments
  • Implementation and support related to certain financial systems
  • T&E compliance and disbursements along with analysis of T&E investments for a travel-oriented production company
  • Monthly accounting Close functions and reporting
  • Cash flow forecasting and tracking 
  • Application of policies and procedures / internal controls 
  • General financial system administration 
  • Payroll administration, processing, and analytical reviews 
  • Company credit card program management 
  • Assistance to complete federal, local and state income tax reporting (including 1099 reporting) 
  • External audit project management and support 
  • Development and management and updates of company chart of- accounts across different P&Ls
  • Track and manage Accounts Payable and disbursements, 
  • Accounts Receivable and receipts / Aging management, and vendor management

Required Qualifications / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • 3-4 years experience in corporate finance and or/ public accounting
  • Excellent judgment, analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with payroll systems (ADP, Paychex, TriNet) a plus
  • Experience working with light ERPs or SAAS accounting software a must
  • Ability to compile basic financial statements a must (Balance Sheet, P&L, and Statements of Cash Flows)
  • Intermediate MS Excel (sumif, pivot tables, vlookup functions, et al.)
  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks
  • Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures
  • Maintain customer service orientation; Anticipation of potential AP/AR/payroll and Cash management related issues in order to minimize “fire-drills”
  • Self-directed roll-up your sleeves attitude towards accomplishing larger long-term goals
  • Most importantly we are looking for candidates with positive attitudes and high energy who are eager to be part of an innovative and fast-growing media platform.

The Players’ Tribune offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent health, dental and vision insurance options
  • Flexible PTO
  • Casual dress code
  • Pet-friendly office
  • Complimentary cafe, including outdoor terrace, at Canoe Studios
  • Bagels + a myriad of snack choices
  • Monthly happy hours + other full staff events
  • All hosted within a large, newly renovated building equipped with rooftop, movie screenings, vegetable garden, gym + indoor food options
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