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Job listing closed on 4 Jun 2024
20 May 2024

Staff Accountant

馃嚭馃嚫 Austin, TX, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Austin FC joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the League鈥檚 27th club in January 2019. Austin FC began competing in MLS in April 2021 and played its first match at home on June 19, 2021, in the new, 100% privately financed, state-of-the-art Q2 Stadium in Austin. Austin FC finished the regular season 2nd in the Western Conference, while also making a run to the Western Conference Finals during the 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs.

Austin FC is actively seeking a detailed and driven Staff Accountant who will be responsible for maintaining General Ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization. This position will work with different department leaders to ensure timely and accurate reporting for multiple entities.

In this role, you will assist the Controller in various aspects of the day-to-day General Ledger accounting including compiling financial information, processing journal entries, and reconciling reports. The Staff Accountant will also code invoices, summarize financial transactions, and communicate with other departments to ensure financials meet operational needs. You will assist in the preparation of deliverables for the annual external audit and any other ad hoc projects as requested by the Controller or SVP Finance.

The position is based in Austin, TX and the role will be in-person at Austin FC鈥檚 main office.

Are You Someone That:

路 Is goal oriented and driven to succeed?

路 Is motivated by problem solving and applying effective solutions to meet essential financial needs?

路 Is a resourceful, self-starter, with strong time management skills?

路 Is a strategic, creative thinker with the ability to develop and implement processes and plans?

路 Has an outstanding work ethic and pays close attention to detail?

路 Thrives in a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and quality?

路 Enjoys being challenged and has a desire to develop innovative, positive outcomes?

路 Works well within in a collaborative, team-driven, and goal-based environment?

路 Has a strong desire to work in the professional sports industry?

You Will:

路 Be responsible for accounts payable for multiple entities including managing vendor files and entry and analysis of invoices submitted by all departments; and

路 Work closely with department heads to ensure coding and vendor information is received timely, as well as, work with Vendors to ensure our account is up to date, reconcile statements as needed; and

路 Ensure Vendor files remain accurate and up to date and assist with submitting 1099鈥檚 for vendors annually; and

路 Assist with month end close procedures (including bank and other account reconciliations); and

路 Prepare monthly entries including company credit cards, and other payables; and

路 Assist with daily banking and cash needs; and

路 Prepare documentation for external auditors and assist during annual audits; and

路 Provide consistent and accurate accounting help to the Controller, SVP Finance, and other leaders; and

路 Other duties as assigned.

You Have:

路 A bachelor鈥檚 degree (required), Accounting or Finance major preferred

路 Strong communication skills, both orally and written, with diverse audiences

路 The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

路 Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically strong Excel/spreadsheet skills, knowledge of current technologies and commitment to remain up to date with industry best practices

路 Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision

路 English language proficiency is essential and Spanish/English bilingual skills are a plus. Additional languages 鈥 even better

路 A commitment to diversity and inclusion both internally and externally

Other Details:

路 It is the policy of Austin FC not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

路 All selected candidates are subject to passing a background check prior to employment.

路 Hours are variable and can easily include early mornings, evenings, weekends and some holidays in addition to the traditional Monday through Friday hours.