Senior Accountant - Detroit Pistons (Detroit · MI)

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Are you looking to joining a team of go-getters dedicated to serving and uplifting the community? Join Detroit Pistons team and our mission!

As the Senior Accountant, you’ll work closely with our Finance and Accounting department in reviewing and monitoring the general ledger. You’ll prepare journal entries and perform month end reconciliation of general ledger accounts. This role will prepare audits documentation and general Accounting support. You will be responsible for conducting monthly accounting review meetings.

We are an organization that is committed to leadership in our community, diversity and inclusion, teamwork, our customers and personal character and accountability. We are seeking a driven addition to reflect our core values. We consider ourselves an extension of The Pistons brand, we are excited to engage with the Detroit community, and we want to meet you! 

What you’ll be doing
  • Review general ledger, prepare monthly recurring and other journal entries as needed and perform month end reconciliation of general ledger accounts.
  • Manage monthly consolidation of multiple general ledgers and intercompany elimination activity and preparation of monthly financial statements for financial reporting.
  • Prepare and manage audit documents for NBA specific audits and annual financial statement audit.
  • Prepare audited financial statements and coordinate with external auditors for all company audits.
  • Promote and maintain internal control policies and procedures, including developing and implementing standards.
  • Understand revenue operating systems and their relationship to accounting system, including ticketing system. Prepare or oversee monthly revenue reconciliation.
  • Prepare documentation for fixed asset capitalization.
  • Understand the accounts payable cycle including review of expenditures, management of team travel costs and supplier payment.
  • Assist with oversight of customer billing, collection, and monthly aging reviews.

What we’re looking for
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Public accounting audit staff or senior experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics and BI360/Solver a plus.
  • CPA designation a plus
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills with problem analysis and solutions.
  • Tact and patience in a fast-paced environment, with a shown ability to handle multiple priorities and make quick decisions.
  • A hard-working, resourceful, and dependable team improver is required.
  • Must be able to think collaboratively and value different opinions

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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