Financial Controller, Playfly Sports, Access Portfolio Company

· Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Company Background:

We are a full-service collegiate sports marketing company providing top tier management of multimedia rights for athletics departments, campuses and eSports, which includes the world’s largest collegiate gaming league. Our company has partnered with some of the most prestigious collegiate teams, high school state associations, and sports venues across the country. Our team designs programs that deliver the revenue and exposure needed to maximize the value of sports multi-media rights, enable capital projects, and increase fan engagement on campuses. We implement community based programs, in-venue and on-campus digital displays, influence media, marketing affiliation, eSports events, experiential entertainment, and game day implementations benefiting universities, alumni, students, and passionate fan bases. Our sports solutions maximize the true value of each school by capitalizing on partnership opportunities and prioritizing the mission, goals and objectives of the institution. Our client-centered, passionate team of sports marketing professionals has decades of experience incorporating both national and local brands’ messages within these innovative media assets.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Controller is responsible for the maintenance of our books and records, general ledger accounting, and financial statement reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and other regulatory and advisory organizations and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the industry. This position is responsible for daily monitoring of the general ledger and all subledgers, month-end journal entries, and the month-end close process through and including the financial statement preparation.  This position will also assist the CFO with cash management, internal controls, performance metrics and tax compliance functions.  In addition, this position will lead the annual audit process and will be an integral part of the annual budgeting process.  The Controller should be a critical thinker who is strong with accounting systems and processes that will ultimately result in an accurate reporting of consolidated financial results.    


•      Works with the CFO as a key member of the finance team

•      Directs major accounting and reporting functions

•      Maintains general ledger

•      Prepares and oversees month end journal entries

•      Reconciles and records payroll journal entry

•      Oversees accounts receivable and payable functions

•      Prepares monthly financial statements

•      Hires and trains accounting staff

•      Evaluates the effectiveness of accounting software and systems

•      Coordinates and manages the external audit process

•      Assists with the budgeting process

•      Assists with development of accounting and internal control processes

•      Assists with tax compliance

•      Assists with cash management

•      Performs related duties as assigned by the CFO


Education, Work Experience Requirements and/or Competencies:

•      A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field; MBA preferred

•      CPA preferred but not required

•      Minimum 7 years of progressively complex positions

•      Complete knowledge of compliance with GAAP

•      Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•      Ability to work with and influence peers

•      Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting

•      Experience with Corporate Finance

•      Strong command of revenue recognition policies

•      Proficiency with utilizing accounting software



Contact:  Please email your resume to Access Recruiting at (                                                 

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  • Location
    Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
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  • Minimum Experience