DraftKings is hiring a

Part - Time Assistant Controller

Boston, United States

DraftKings is a technology company that creates the most exciting digital sports competitions on the planet. Focused on the rapidly growing Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) space, DraftKings offers players the opportunity to compete through web and mobile channels in 1-day or 1-week fantasy sports contests for cash prizes and money-can’t-buy experiences. Founded in 2012, we are headquartered in Boston, with additional offices in New York City and London. This is a unique opportunity to work at a company experiencing explosive growth while inventing an industry. We bring the most incredible experiences and the industry's biggest contests to our players. We are looking for exceptional talent to play for our team! Apply today and be a part of our success story.

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Part-Time Assistant Controller to join our team.  As a Assistant Controller you will report to the Director of Accounting and Finance and work closely with the entire accounting team. This newly created position’s main focus will be introduction, refining and documentation of controls, process, policy and procedure; he/she will also be primarily responsible for SOX/audit readiness.

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Director of Finance and Accounting
  • Responsible for all accounting & control documentation
  • Responsible for cycles documentation and SOX readiness
  • Heavy Reconciliation review, up to 40% overall time spent  
  • Own internal control environment and related documentation for all accounting processes
  • Establish & maintain proper segregation of duties
  • Assist in the development and implementation of best practice accounting controls
  • Willingness to work seasonal overtime, up to 10% travel

Required:

  • CPA or CIA
  • Self-starter, problem solver, analytical mindset
  • Strong communication skills, relationship builder
  • Process oriented team builder, efficiency minded
  • Strong GAAP knowledge and technical accounting experience, writing memos etc.
  • Strong project management experience, experience documenting and maintaining all finance cycles
  • 10 years’ experience in an accounting discipline with increasing responsibility, full close responsibility
  • 3 years working experience (6 total):
    • In public accounting or the internal audit department of a publicly traded company
    • In a publicly traded company or a subsidiary of a publicly traded company subject to SOX404 with at least $50,000,000 in annual revenues and 200 employees
  • Intermediate level Excel skills, creation of complex pivot tables and lookups
  • Knowledge of Accounting systems and database concepts
  • Either high growth technology or software industry experience