29 March 2019

Staff Accountant

Location: New York

Reports To: Controller

Start Date: Immediately

The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the premier, global drone-racing league, and producer of world-class drone sports content. At once a tech, media, events, and sports company, DRL blends a diverse array of disciplines and industries.


The Staff Accountant is a newly created position which will report directly to the Controller. You will play an important role in establishing the internal finance/accounting department within DRL as we look towards record growth in 2019. You will be responsible for a variety of general accounting functions, starting with accounts payable and accounts receivable and extending to month close and ad hoc projects. This will be a dynamic role which has the potential to substantially grow with you in the coming years.


  • Prepare, issue and follow up on outstanding client invoices
  • Process company expense reports
  • Prepare, enter, and maintain support for journal entries
  • Assist with accounts payable processing
  • Reconcile bank accounts and balance sheet accounts each month
  • Maintain accrued and deferred revenue, prepaid expenses, property and depreciation
  • Assist in the monthly close and consolidation of financial statements
  • Review and analyze General Ledger and make necessary corrections
  • Assist with financial analysis, budget tracking and executive team reporting as assigned
  • Prepare various tax reports
  • Assist creating internal controls and processes
  • Collaborate with all departments to ensure all their accounting and finance needs are met
  • Create ad hoc reports
  • Other accounting and various tasks as experience, desire and need dictate


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • BS or BA Accounting/Finance (CPA a plus but not required)
  • Minimum 2+ years of related experience (Big 4 a plus)
  • Strong attention to detail– must be driven and have a desire to research and resolve variances
  • Excellent written, organization, time management, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and respond accordingly
  • High level of energy and commitment – must display a positive, confident assertive personality
    and be able to work on projects until completion
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Strong skills in Excel required
  • Be a self-starter, have a sense of urgency and be a dedicated team player
  • Education: Bachelors Degree (Required)


DRL offers a compensation package that is commensurate with experience and abilities


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