The Athletic

Subscription sports media.

Revenue Staff Accountant (Remote) at The Athletic

Location
United States / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
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About the role

About Us

The Athletic is a direct-to-consumer digital sports media company committed to helping subscribers experience storytelling in a whole new way. Founded in 2016 and headquartered in San Francisco, The Athletic has over 500 full-time employees and covers more than 250 professional sports and collegiate teams in the US, Canada and the UK. The Athletic’s newsroom has produced thousands of in-depth articles along with more than 120 podcasts and premium video content. The Athletic is a remote-friendly company as we have offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Melbourne.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation of month-end journal entries, reconciliations, and supporting schedules in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for processing monthly invoices to customers.
  • Perform detailed tracking of customer cash receipts, assist with customer collections, and prepare a weekly analysis of accounts receivable balances.
  • Work closely with the Sales and Business Development teams to assist in research on invoicing or other matters.
  • Ensure day-to-day operational needs are met timely and with accuracy.
  • Ad hoc and special projects, as requested.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent.
  • CPA certification required. OK if certification is in progress.
  • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience.
  • Advanced Excel experience (NetSuite experience a plus).
  • Detail oriented and organized, with strong analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to multitask, prioritize, and problem-solve when necessary.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines.

The Company is backed by Founders Fund, Evolution Media, Courtside Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Bedrock Capital, Advancit Capital, Y Combinator, and other leading investors. The Athletic is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The Athletic was awarded a 2020 Great Place to Work.

The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Why you should join The Athletic

The Athletic is a direct-to-consumer digital sports media company committed to helping subscribers experience storytelling in a whole new way. Founded in 2016 and headquartered in San Francisco, The Athletic has over 600 full-time employees and covers more than 250 professional sports and collegiate teams in the US, Canada and the UK. The Athletic’s newsroom has produced thousands of in-depth articles along with more than 120 podcasts and premium video content. The Athletic is a remote-friendly company as we have offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Melbourne.