09 August 2022

Staff Accountant

The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the premier, global drone-racing circuit and producer of world-class sports content. As a futuristic sport that blurs the line between the real and the digital, we get to race in the most legendary locations around the globe and immerse fans into video-game-inspired courses. 

We are seeking a Staff Accountant to be an integral part of the Finance team at DRL, reporting directly to the Controller. The Staff Accountant will play an important role in building the internal finance/accounting department within DRL as we look towards continued growth in the coming years. They are 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 in the coming years.

What You’ll Do:

  • Be responsible for all AP functions (including managing new vendors, preparation of 
  • 1099 at the year-end and reporting to IRS)
  • Reconcile bank and credit card accounts
  • Maintain fixed asset and intangible asset schedule
  • Maintain prepaid and accrued expenses schedule
  • Maintain trademarks and patents schedule
  • Assist in the annual audit
  • Resolve accounting system issues as and when required
  • Run various ad-hoc reports for analysis purposes
  • Other duties or special projects as asked or assigned

Who You Are: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and at least 2 years experience as a Staff or Junior Accountant
  • Strong knowledge around AP/AR
  • Strong understanding of GL schedules, bank reconciliations, and journal entries.
  • In depth knowledge of Accounting theory and application of U.S. GAAP
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables and v-lookups) and Word
  • Experience using QuickBooks and
  • Willingness and ability to get your hands dirty in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with respect, privacy, and tact
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven track record of producing clear and concise work with meticulous attention to detail 

Why You’ll Love DRL: 

  • We team up. We can promise you’ll work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We work hard and we play hard too. We care deeply about our work and each other. 
  • Everybody sweeps. No task is ever too small for our team. We sweat the details and are not afraid to get our hands dirty.  
  • We embrace debate. There are no seats at the table at DRL because there is no table. Everyone is encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas. We embrace the idea that debate is healthy and knowing that an impassioned discourse leads to our best results. 
  • We stay hungry. We look for the hardest challenges and tasks and once we master them, we look for the next one. We celebrate our victories and are always excited for tomorrow knowing “good enough” is never really “good enough.”
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