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Senior Accounting Manager

Sorare

Sorare

Accounting & Finance
Paris, France
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

At Sorare, we bet on passionate and innovative people! Are you looking for an empowering environment to grow professionally and personally? Join us in this tremendous adventure!


Our Mission

Sorare is a fantasy sports gaming experience and marketplace featuring officially licensed digital player cards. With Sorare you build legacy teams – buying, selling, collecting and trading player cards -- and compete with them in free-to-play fantasy games to win rewards week over week and season over season, just like a professional sports owner.

Sorare is revolutionizing digital sports fandom, and now has over 3,5 million users across 180 countries. More than 300 iconic teams, clubs, and organizations including the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS, NBA, NBPA, MLB, MLBPA, and many others have partnered with Sorare to build the next sports entertainment giant.


Our Journey

Sorare was founded by Nicolas Julia and Adrien Montfort in 2018 in Paris to bring sports fans across the globe closer to the players, teams, and leagues they love.

With 130-plus employees across France and US, Sorare is one of Europe’s fastest-growing startups and recently raised a $680 million Series B funding round from world-class investors including SoftBank, Accel, and Benchmark. Sorare also has athletes Serena Williams, Zinedine Zidane, Rio Ferdinand, Antoine Griezmann, Gerard Piqué, Blake Griffin, and Rudy Gobert among its investors, ambassadors, and advisors.

Our Values

  • Own your game: Think and act like an owner, and expect your teammates to do the same. You are an “entrepreneur” empowered to make decisions and own the outcomes.

  • Build with the fans, and for the fans: Have an obsession for high-quality user experiences. Engage our community with transparency to build trust and learn from the fans to deliver effective changes.

  • Run fast: Take bold risks and outpace the competition in an ever changing environment. Have a bias for action (connected to team goals) and strive to ship and iterate.

  • Have fun and bring joy: Sports have the power to unite people around the world, and as fans ourselves, we believe it is a privilege to work in this industry.

  • Win as a team: We are all in this together as one team, win or lose. Inspire your teammates to always be better.

As our Senior Manager, Global Operations, you will lead the day-day accounting, reporting and compliance for a fast-growing sports NFT marketplace. You will build the accounting operations team from the ground up. You will be a clear communicator who is comfortable interfacing cross-functionally and with external stakeholders including auditors, banking partners and vendors. You have experience scaling processes, systems, and growing talent. This role will focus on optimizing our global accounting operations in different accounting standards. You will have strong business acumen, and the ability to apply that business knowledge and know-how into the systems, process or reporting solutions that are proposed and delivered. You will report to the Accounting Director and have responsibility across accounting, finance, and compliance.

Responsibilities

  • Execute all accounting processes and activities across the organization to ensure compliance with the Local GAAP, IFRS, internal policies and external audits

  • Partner with FP&A, and other cross-functional teams to develop, and improve the systems, policies, and procedures necessary to drive efficiency

  • Lead the team in day-to-day accounting, month-end close activities and consolidation process of our different entities.

  • Lead the annual audit; coordinate with internal and external auditors to support their quarterly review and annual audit procedures

  • Research and document response for technical accounting issues

  • Develop and maintain the Company's accounting procedures

  • Identify, design and implement process improvements

  • Assist the tax scalable compliance and tax filing

Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience of combined Public Accounting and Private Industry

  • Public accounting, Big Four experience is a plus

  • Strong knowledge and ability to work with different GAAP (IFRS/US GAAP/Local GAAP)

  • Ability to work collaboratively within the organization and with senior management

  • Hands-on approach, able to learn quickly and implement processes

  • Demonstrated ability to untangle complex issues and problem solve

  • High degree of accuracy, consistency, and keen attention to detail

  • Blockchain/crypto knowledge and experience is a plus

  • Experience with Netsuite is a plus

Perks

  • Health Care: Great medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage fully covered by Sorare

  • Wellness Benefit: Sorare contributes to employees wellness (gym membership and sports classes in our office)

  • Commuter Benefits: Sorare contributes to the cost of your commute with 100% of Navigo pass reimbursed

  • Latest Tech: Sorare provides equipment such as laptop, monitor, etc.

  • Lunch: Sorare will contribute to their employees lunch vouchers

  • Time Off: we offer 5 weeks of paid holidays per year in addition to the national holidays and attached RTT

Our Hiring Process

  • Step 1: Recruiter Screen (30 min)

  • Step 2: Hiring Manager Screen

  • Step 3: Case Study + Panel interviews

  • Step 4: Reference Check & Offer

Sorare is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

As we are an international company, please note we speak English in the workplace. Please apply for the role with an English CV so we can process your application.