Accounting Manager

March 11, 2021

Position Summary:

3 Step Sports, LLC is looking for an Accounting Manager to actively support the Accounting Department and the organization as we continue to grow.  3 Step is the largest youth sport event and club operator in the nation, operating more than 1,100 events and dozens of club programs for athletes ages 8 – 18 spanning 40+ states and across seven sports. 3 Step is rapidly growing and this role will require working both independently and collaboratively with employees in the office and across the nation.  This role is located in-person at the company’s headquarters in Wilmington, MA.

The Accounting Manager will work to ensure business needs are met as they relate to the Accounting function.   This position will oversee the day-to-day tasks and projects, ensuring that all deliverables are submitted in a timely fashion and deadlines are met.  The role will report directly to the Controller and will support the 3 Step Accounting function while working as part of the broader Finance team.

Overall, the role will:

  • Drive the execution of standard processes and controls to protect company assets
  • Implement accounting initiatives and process improvements in areas of responsibility
  • Oversee daily, weekly and month-end closing activities, reporting and reconciliations
  • Interpret US GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) and provide guidance on accounting matters including educating business partners
  • Assist with integration efforts with other parts of the 3 Step business
  • Provide supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Ensure that the Accounting Dept and the cash cycle is well managed and all processes and functions are being performed as intended
  • Manage and mentor Accounts Receivable staff to ensure timely and accurate billing and collections
  • Monitor and manage AP workflow to ensure invoices are processed accurately and in accordance with company policy and payments and are completed timely
  • Supervise and mentor staff
  • Oversee all areas of the AP day-to-day process, including a staff of two-four
  • Develop strong relationships with key suppliers and work to resolve issues and improve transparency
  • Participate in making policy and procedural changes as pertains to the overall Cash Cycle
  • Reconcile G/L accounts on a monthly basis
  • For assigned G/L accounts, prepare reconciliations and provide supporting documents for month end
  • Work with various teams on ad-hoc projects
  • Review related monthly journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintain vendor records and perform annual 1099 reporting
  • Manage corporate credit cards, including coding to appropriate projects and general ledger accounts and processing payments on a timely basis
  • Review, post, and pay monthly employee expense reports
  • Other assigned duties as requested

In addition, this role will likely be responsible for a variety of tasks centered around the full cash cycle and cash flow management including but not limited to:

  • Managing Accounts Payable and timeliness and accuracy of cash payments.
  • Managing the Accounts Receivable process and the accuracy of billings and cash receipts
  • Implementing cost containment initiatives and expense management including company-wide T&E


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 3-5 years experience in accounting, finance or related field
  • Supervisory experience a plus
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) preferred
  • Masters degree in Business administration (MBA) or related field preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel/PowerPoint/Word)
  • Experience with Quickbooks
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work cross-functionally with all areas of the business
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to manage independent timelines and weekly/monthly tasks.
  • Acute attention to detail and a dedication to providing high quality work products
  • Proficient in financial accounting, with strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting practices and procedures
  • Adept at problem solving and the ability to instill automation and efficiency improvements
  • Ability to quickly assess issues and relevant information to make effective decisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work hard with a positive attitude