Who we are
At Fortis Games we aspire to make great games that bring people together while redefining how game companies work. We believe in building a sense of belonging through our games, their communities, and how we operate and treat each other. Through our game communities, we will create powerful connections and lasting memories. We will foster a culture of diversity, equity and belonging where together our diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds impact the games we make.
We are an early but mighty organization with a leadership team of game industry veterans. There are many opportunities for you to have a big impact on the products we'll be making as well as the overall direction of the company. If you're passionate about tackling difficult problems with direct and thoughtful communication and team first mentality, we may be the right place for you.
About the Role
As Controller you will provide executive-level technical accounting expertise and controls responsibility for a global organization which is a wholly owned subsidiary of a Fortune 1000 company. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to oversight of the payroll, procurement and financial reporting processes. You will implement process improvements in partnership with our parent company and operationalize seamless accounting workflows. As Corporate Controller of a subsidiary of a publicly traded, regulated entity, you will also be responsible for ensuring that Fortis adheres to stringent compliance and governance standards
What You’ll Accomplish
Establish and manage accounting workflows including financial reporting, general ledger accounting (month-end close), revenue operations, payroll, tax, treasury, and procurement.
Lead global accounting and reporting teams, optimizing and automating accounting processes to drive a faster monthly/quarterly close.
Own, develop, and improve internal controls, policies, and infrastructure to support business growth in partnership with Las Vegas Sands.
Ensure accounting policies and procedures conform to US GAAP, IFRS, and SEC reporting requirements, reviewing SOX risk control matrices periodically.
Manage monthly/annual close efforts including the preparation of consolidated financial statements, standard reporting, and key metrics.
Oversee the setup and management of new international entities and local statutory compliance; manage relationships with external entities such as tax authorities, auditors, banking partners, and accountants.
Lead the procurement function, developing and enforcing policies, managing vendor relationships, ensuring cost-effectiveness and compliance; collaborate with other departments to align procurement strategies with organizational goals.
Manage revenue recognition process and ensure compliance with GAAP and any reporting requirements.
Build strong relationships with Las Vegas Sands business partners,, and Fortis executive leadership,Strategically lead, manage, and develop a global remote first team, ensuring the right talent is in place in the right locations and time zones to meet business needs in a cost effective manner. Foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement, aligning team capabilities with organizational goals and industry advancements.
Support merger and acquisition due diligence and integration.
Work with other teams within Fortis finance and Las Vegas Sands finance to improve reporting and systems integrations.
What you'll need to be successful
A minimum of 10 years of experience, with a blend of public accounting and private industry experience, including 5-7+ years at a Public Accounting Firm, preferably Big 4; CPA or other Chartered Accountancy designation required.
Demonstrated experience as a Head / Senior Director of Accounting at a publicly-traded company or a similar senior-level accounting role.
Significant experience in software revenue recognition. Experience in software revenue recognition for the games industry or an adjacent business preferred but not required.
International entity experience, including setting up international entities strongly preferred.
Demonstrated strength in technical accounting and the ability to translate technical accounting concepts into digestible vernacular that non-accountants can absorb and apply to their business elements.
Experience as in a divisional finance role of a publicly traded and/or regulated entity preferred but not required.
Experience in segment reporting a plus.
Experience in internal control design, financial process optimization, and significant technical accounting expertise.
Proven track record of cross-functional relationships across the organization, with strong team management, organizational leadership skills, and ability to drive projects to completion.
Experience in a fast-growing environment, ideally in the gaming and/or technology sectors, with a history of developing and implementing accounting policies, procedures, controls, and financial reporting requirements.
Hands-on proficiency with Cloudsuite, Adaptive Insights, Ariba, Zip, Looker, or equivalent systems.
Effective cross-functional partner, with the ability to simply communicate complex financial concepts to stakeholders across the organization.
Why join us
There are many reasons to join us, but here are a few:
We strongly believe we are changing how games studios operate and at the core of what we do is making great games that create a connected community
We're not just about making Games Where You Belong. We're also about building communities where our people belong. That's why Fortis is a thriving environment that celebrates diversity, embraces inclusivity, and fosters growth.
Build and grow with a seasoned team of accomplished talent who have left an impactful mark in their disciplines, both in and out of gaming
Fortis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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