Senior Accountant

Signa Sports United US • Cincinnati

  • Full-time


as soon as possible

SIGNA Sports United (SSU) North American Holding is firmly in growth mode.  In 2021, SSU entered the US market with the acquisitions of Tennis Express and Midwest Sports, two of the largest tennis platforms in the US. In December 2021, SIGNA Sports United successfully floated on to the New York Stock exchange and is now a publicly traded Company.  In February 2022, we hired a seasoned industry leader and entrepreneur to lead the acceleration of our bike operations. Our growth has been propelled by acquiring new brands in leading sports businesses and scaling our current portfolio through our end-to-end e-commerce as-a-service solutions, connecting & enabling offline specialist retailers, and integrating with digital sports communities.  Our tennis and bike teams along with the support of our Holding group, made up of Finance, Technology, and Human Resources, are leading SSU’s growth in the US. Our teams are made up of passionate, dedicated people who believe that work can and should be an adventure.  We love what we do and give our teams the space to do what they love and the support to do it well.  We are looking for people that love a work environment that is agile and collaborative and has high accountability and trust in our people. 

The part you’ll play

The Senior Accountant, reporting to the Sr. Manager, Accounting, will be responsible for performing the sales, cash, P&L, and balance sheet review and ensuring accuracy of all accounting entries that affect the financial statements.  The Senior Accountant will prepare and record monthly journal entries, play a significant role in ensuring the timely preparation of the monthly financial statements and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, prepare quarterly and annual financial statement reports, prepare documentation for auditors and ensure appropriate resolution to audit inquiries and/or findings for all financial items and processes managed by the accounting team.  The ideal candidate will be familiar with all accounting procedures and can independently manage daily financial transactions end to end.

*Cincinnati or Columbus candidates welcome.


  • Reconciling sub-ledger to general ledger account balances
  • Assessing internal controls, including risk assessments and reviews of risk areas
  • Supervising junior accounting staff
  • Performing monthly balance sheet account analysis in a timely and accurate manner (bank reconciliations, account receivables, pre-paid accounts, real estate taxes, suspense, etc.) 
  • Preparing and reviewing the financial statements which includes the monthly preparation of month-end accruals, preparing any adjusting entries as needed, responding to exceptions based on pre-determined criteria, and preparing any adjusting entries as needed
  • Participates in the annual internal and external audits, provides back-up to auditors as requested
  • Assists the Accounting Manager with month-end close processes and supports the proper and timely recording of financial transactions in the general ledger in accordance with US GAAP and company policies
  • Completes accounting processes and maintains effective internal controls in accordance with US GAAP
  • Ensures the integrity of key processes by understanding systems, the flow of transactions, internal controls and recommending efficiency and effectiveness improvements
  • Drives continuous improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting processes and controls
  • Responsible for training and assisting less experienced accountants
  • Develops and documents business processes and accounting policies to ensure strong internal controls and adherence to company policies

What you’ll bring to the team


  • 5+ years of Accounting experience, Bachelor's degree required; degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent years of experience
  • CPA and/or public accounting experience is a plus
  • Self-Motivated; strong attention to detail
  • Experienced with MS Office applications, especially Excel
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • A track record of resolving accounting matters that avoid escalations and negative impacts on business
  • Analytical skills along with the ability to solve technical and operational accounting issues
  • Ability to interpret, apply, and explain internal policies and procedures to ensure organizational compliance
  • Familiar with SOX, US GAAP and management principles; familiar with IFRS
  • Effective written and oral communication skills

What you need to know

We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

We at SIGNA Sports United believe that our team-spirit burns brightest when we're together. We also believe in flexible working models. As such, we provide a place for you to come, work and collaborate in any of our offices in the country you are employed in. And of course, you can work from home if needed.

*Cincinnati or Columbus candidates welcome.

Our benefits

Exciting combination of tech and sports e-commerce

Fast paced company with exciting challenges

Flat hierarchies and fast decision making

Highly self-organised and autonomous way of working

Open and transparent international company culture

Very dynamic environment with sport-enthusiastic colleagues


If you have any questions please send us an email



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