Director of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting

    • Portland, OR

About Skillz:

Skillz is the leading mobile games platform connecting players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition. 

The gaming industry is larger than movies, music, and books, with more than 2.7 billion gamers playing monthly and 10 million developers worldwide. Mobile is the fastest-growing segment of the gaming market, expected to increase from $68 billion in 2019 to $150 billion in 2025. 

Skillz is pioneering the competitive mobile gaming experience, leveraging its patented technology to power over two billion esports tournaments a year. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading venture capitalists, media companies, and professional sports leagues and franchises. 

Through its philanthropic initiatives, Skillz has harnessed the power of its platform to transform the way nonprofits engage with donors, enabling anyone with a mobile device to support causes such as the American Red Cross, Susan G. Komen, American Cancer Society, and NAACP by playing in Skillz tournaments.

Skillz has also earned recognition as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, a two-time winner of CNBC’s Disruptor 50, one of Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups, and the #1 fastest-growing company in America on the Inc. 5000.

What We’re Looking For:

We are seeking a seasoned Director, SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting to join our Accounting team. This role requires an aptitude for thought leadership who will help build a capable team with responsibility for SEC and oversight of financial reporting standards and technical accounting. 

What You Will Do:

  • Oversee the Company's external financial reporting process, including SEC reporting (Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K etc.), compliance and review of the XBRL process, quarterly and annual census reporting, and other financial and governmental statutory reporting as required
  • Support the annual audit and quarterly review activities with external auditors as well as testing by internal and external auditors on internal controls
  • Ensure the proper implementation of new accounting pronouncements into financial statements
  • Ensure compliance with all SEC and GAAP and disclosure requirements
  • Participate in the Company's Disclosure Committee and when appropriate Audit and Risk Oversight Committee

Your Skillz:

  • Bachelor or higher degree in accounting or finance
  • 12+ years technical accounting and reporting experience
  • CPA, or equivalent qualification 
  • Experience leading both technical accounting and SEC reporting at a public US company
  • Can anticipate and surface issues, solve problems and recommend solutions, while exercising good business judgment and risk management

Skillz embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to diversifying our workforce, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability status.


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