Corporate Controller - Golden State Warriors (San Francisco · CA)

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Accounting and Finance: Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable/Purchasing

About the Position

We are looking for a Corporate Controller to help lead the accounting function for the group of companies including the Golden State Warriors and Chase Center. The Corporate Controller will be a key member of the leadership team and will have responsibility for the day-to-day accounting operation, the corporate consolidation, monthly reporting, technical accounting research, contract review, payroll, policy documentation, the insurance program, and all relevant support for audits and tax compliance. This is a highly visible role with opportunities to grow and make an immediate impact. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

Come share your expertise while learning more about this growing sports and entertainment organization that values your initiative and dedication!

This is a full-time position based in San Francisco, CA.

Willingness and ability to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination (including booster, if eligible) will be required. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, support, and develop the accounting team while driving efficiency & automation to keep up with the demands of the business
  • Ownership of the general ledger, revenue, fixed assets, intercompany transactions, event settlement, accounts payable, short-term cash-flow projections, the control environment and consolidation
  • Serve as an authorized banking representative to review payment requests and authorize bank payment transactions; act as system administrator for banking platform
  • Help guide, establish, and monitor metrics related to accounting operations in an effort to drive efficiency
  • Implement best practices and ensure compliance with US GAAP, policies, and procedures
  • Monitor, review, and present all compliance requirements with lending institutions
  • Manage external relationships with auditors, tax service providers, insurance brokers, banks, the NBA league office and others as assigned
  • Monitoring and ensure compliance that all statutory returns and filings are completed and filed on a timely basis; own and direct multiple audits as required
  • Be a business partner to provide frontline contract review and documentation as needed
  • Participate and/or lead projects as assigned

Required Experience & Skills

  • Minimum 10+ years of accounting experience; active CPA highly preferred
  • Superior knowledge of US GAAP, the control environment, and operations of a group of companies (highly technical candidates, including revenue recognition, have an advantage)
  • ERP experience (NetSuite) including the underlying process; experience with consolidations and intercompany transactions
  • Experience electing and managing third party vendors for both projects and ongoing work
  • Firm understanding of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting as it relates to a partnership structure
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships with clients and peers at all levels within the organization; comfortable interacting with senior management
  • Proactive and confident in identifying problems and solutions; tenacity and attention to detail and process
  • Ability to efficiently lead and prioritize multiple projects at once


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 Golden State Warriors is an equal opportunity employer.

We will ensure that qualified applicants with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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