Director of Accounting
Riot Games - Santa Monica, CA

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Riot Games was established in 2006 by entrepreneurial gamers who believe that player-focused game development can result in great games. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to critical and player acclaim. As the most played video game in the world, over 32 million play every month. Players form the foundation of our community and it’s for them that we continue to evolve and improve the League of Legends experience.

We’re looking for humble but ambitious, razor-sharp professionals who can teach us a thing or two. We promise to return the favor. Like us, you take play seriously; you’re passionate about games. We embrace those who see things differently, aren’t afraid to experiment, and who have a healthy disregard for constraints.

That’s where you come in.

As Director of Accounting , you’ll help lead Riot’s domestic accounting team, drawing on your substantial experience to build scalable systems that keep up with a company that’s rapidly evolving. You’ll work with external partners and leaders throughout Riot to guide key financial decisions. A global accounting veteran, you’ll navigate a complex financial landscape to consolidate data from international offices and ensure the company’s financials are in keeping with worldwide compliance regulations. You’ll also mentor team members, streamline reporting processes and foster an ambitious culture of continuous improvement, complete with systems for measuring and recognizing success.

You are:
Certifiably educated : you’ve achieved at least a bachelor’s in accounting or business administration; you’ll earn bonus points if you’re a Certified Public Accountant

Experienced : you’ve racked up around 10 years’ accounting experience, preferably for an international company filled with techy types like us; experience with public company procedures will put you ahead of the curve

An enterprise planner : you’re an Excel pro and expertly use ERP systems to manage internal and external account information; experience with Great Plains is a definite plus

Completely compliant : you know all the ins and outs of international and domestic accounting standards, and have a good understanding of GAAP, IFRS, and SOX

A team leader: you’ve got experience building and leading successful accounting teams in growing, ever-evolving organizations; you maintain a positive, team-oriented attitude that inspires confidence and motivates teammates to meet challenges head-on

Detail-oriented : your attention to detail helps you keep accounts current and spot even the slightest mathematical discrepancy; you know little things often make big things happen, so there’s no detail so fine that it escapes your notice

An equipped communicator : you’re easy to get along with, and work successfully with any personality type you might run into on the studio floor; you craft reports and presentations that are easily-understood by folks without a finance background

Internationally centered : you’re familiar with the challenges of operating in a global organization, and have experiences dealing with international accounting practices

You will:
Lead part of Riot’s domestic accounting ops, ensuring financial reports are accurate and submitted on time; manage domestic and international accounting functions including: accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, consolidations, and financial reporting

Build an Accounting team filled with scalable systems that can keep pace with Riot’s rapid growth and take charge of outsourced functions; maintain well-documented accounting policies and procedures that any new team member can easily pick up and follow

Marshal the team to prep monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting that comply with public company requirements and submit information for annual audits; calculate budget variances and consolidate international financial info

Recruit top-notch talent to the Accounting team and mentor team members, helping them reach their peak potential; foster a culture of continuous improvement complete with benchmarks for measuring successful performance

To apply:
Click the button below and don’t forget to include a resume and cover letter. We receive a lot of applications, but we’ll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you take play seriously.

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