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Position Title :Controller
Hiring Company :BLITZ STUDIOS, INC.
Resume Recipient :Hiring Company
Job Category :Accounting/GAAP/Reporting
Industry:Technology / Media and Telecom
Job I.D:17236
Nearest Metropolitan Area(s) : Las Vegas;New York;San Francisco
Primary Location City,
: Las Vegas,NV
Description : The person in this newly created role will be instrumental in building out the company’s accounting and tax functions, and in that capacity will be involved in a host of strategic projects imperative to building a first-in-class technology-enabled infrastructure upon which the business can grow exponentially.

The person in this role will be involved in a host of strategic projects, including the following
 Building a new management reporting routine
 Assessing new general ledger and financial reporting systems
 Designing a customized chart of accounts
 Insourcing the accounting and books and records of the company
 Working with our engineers to automate processes that translate user activity to financial reporting
 Developing a process to reconcile paid user activity to bank account detail
 Defining the organizational structure and staging of the finance and gaming operations teams

This person’s routine responsibilities will initially include the following, but will evolve as the team grows
 Leading revenue recognition efforts for paid-entry contests of skill
 Reviewing vendor contracts and paying invoices
 Validating payroll runs
 Reconciling bank accounts to general ledger
 Reconciling bank accounts to user play activity
 Working with an outsourced provider on day-to-day financial bookkeeping
 Producing financial reports for management
 Preparing reports required by state regulators
 Preparing annual US GAAP financial statements
 Leading the day-to-day elements of the annual audit
 Ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local tax requirements
Requirements : The ideal candidate for this role is an accountant who spent 5 years as an auditor and another 5-7 years in the controllers’ organization of a casino group or online sportsbook operator and who is now ready to build out and lead a new team. This person will be responsible for the integrity of Sleeper’s books and records and for financial and tax filings made to local, state and federal authorities. This person must have the technical chops around accounting for gaming revenues and the related balance sheet impact; experience in accounting for customer acquisition costs and internally developed software would be incredibly useful as well.

In addition to being technical, the person in this role needs to be an ambitious self-motivator. S/he will have the opportunity to build and then scale an entire accounting operation and organization largely on his or her own. Sleeper is growing fast and from a small employee base, so the accounting organization and team will evolve rapidly as the company does.
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