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Accounting Manager, Fortnite

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Accounting at Epic

In this role, you will
• Assist the Director of Finance with the management of Fortnite accounting issues and associated monthly close responsibilities
• Ensure completeness, accuracy, and quality in all areas of Fortnite accounting and financial reporting
• Proactively assess Fortnite programs/developments/campaigns for accounting treatment
• Leverage analytical and technical tools, such as Excel, Business Intelligence, and our core ERP (Workday), to research and answer moderate to complex accounting-related questions and communicate findings clearly
• Proactively investigate questionable data and trends and escalate findings where appropriate
• Establish accounting practices for existing and newly developed Fortnite
• Monitor the completion of the monthly, quarterly, and annual close checklist for Fortnite related accounting items
• Serve as one of the main points of contact for the external annual audit on Fortnite specific accounting matters
• Focus on process improvement ideas, automated internal controls, and proper segregation of duties for Fortnite related workstreams
• Experience with Workday a plus to be able to use the system to our advantage
• This accounting manager must be able to work independently exhibiting strong leadership skills to the finance organization
• Collaborate with FP&A to develop and report on key performance indicators, monthly financial data, and forecasts to drive continuous improvement and Store performance
• Prepare and deliver monthly reporting to internal customers focused on Fortnite management
• Interact with internal and external customers to deliver a high standard of customer service
• Collaborate regarding automation of system and processes
• Assist with segment determination and reporting for Fortnite/gaming segment

What we're looking for
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Accounting; CPA/CMA preferred
• 7 years+ of combined public and/or private industry accounting experience
• Proficiency with MS Office and advanced excel skills
• SOX experience a plus
• Strong knowledge of US GAAP
• Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
• Demonstrated ability to work in and with high-performing teams
• Strong communications and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated people management skills
• Solid analytical and technical skills
• Independent and self-starter with a ''can-do'' attitude
• Hands-on, flexible, and a team player able to function in a fast-paced, agile environment
• Experience working in ERP systems

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.