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Jan 13th, 2022

Senior Accountant

Full Time

Responsible for overseeing the accounting and cash management operations for GOAT Group, the Accounting team is essential to each department and their respective business goals. The team collaborates with stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure the financial health of the company through accurate and timely reporting, advising on business decisions, and ensuring payments to all parties arrive on time. In this critical role, you will join a group of strategic, detailed-oriented thinkers that thrive in a fast-paced environment while working cross-functionally to ensure the success of the company.

GOAT Group is a fast-paced company seeking an experienced, highly detailed Senior Accountant with excellent communication and strong analytical skills to work closely with the Accounting Manager on all strategic and day-to-day accounting processes for GOAT Group.

In this role you will:

  • Work with the Accounting Manager to perform month, quarter and year-end close in compliance with US GAAP
  • Assist with implementing corporate accounting policies and procedures with particular focus on revenue recognition and cash management
  • Assist with financial reporting as required for board meetings and other investor related requests
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and account analyses
  • Participate in the preparation and process of the annual audit
  • Participate in implementation of new ERP system and processes improvement initiatives
  • Play an integral role in the continued development, implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the company’s financial accounting systems
  • Assist with the accounts payable processing of receiving invoices, properly classifying expenses, remitting payments to vendors, maintaining and organizing AP files

We are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics, or accounting; CPA preferred
  • 4+ years accounting experience; Public Accounting experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP including experience in the preparation of financial statements
  • Exposure to QuickBooks or other accounting systems (Netsuite or Oracle) a plus
  • Experience with Expensify, or similar expense platforms a plus
  • A quick learner, a self-starter, able to work independently, and you're willing (and able) to handle the pressures of an increasing level of responsibility
  • Ability to maintain relationships with vendors
  • Excellent communication, written, and oral skills
  • Experience with Microsoft suite and Excel
  • Must show accountability, be a team player and operate with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrate the highest level of personal ethics and professional integrity
GOAT is the global platform for the greatest products from the past, present and future. Since its founding in 2015, GOAT has become the leading and most trusted sneaker marketplace in the world. Through its unique positioning between the primary and resale markets, the company offers styles across various time periods on its digital platforms and in its retail locations, while delivering products to over 30 million members across 170 countries.

The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including D1 Capital Partners, Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.

We encourage you to apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement. We look for people who are passionate about what we do, not just those who check off all the boxes.

GOAT Group will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, if applicable.  If you are a California resident, please review our California Privacy Rights Notice for Job Applicants.