Director of accounting

June 7, 2019


San Francisco 49ers


Sports and Recreation




San Francisco, CA


The San Francisco 49ers are looking for an experienced and motivated team player committed to delivering the highest level of customer service to fill the role of Director, Accounting.

The Director, Accounting will be responsible for financial management and reporting, oversight of football and Levi’s Stadium events accounting, and stadium financing reporting requirements. The role will both oversee a group of internal accountants as well as manage the relationship with the 49ers’ external CPA firm. Additionally, the successful candidate will coordinate the successful audits for both the team and the stadium management company. The position needs to be a self-starter who can drive areas of work within day to day oversight. The role will require strong technical skills and experience of operating in a highly regulated and scrutinized industry. It will also require excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong working relationships with key stakeholders across the franchise, stadium lenders, and the NFL League Office.


Key responsibilities:

  • Manage monthly, quarterly, and year-end close processes and procedures.
  • Manage external financial and League audits, including preparation and/or review of audit schedules and work papers.
  • Oversee and manage the work of reporting Accounting staff. Encourage the ongoing development of the reporting staff.
  • Manage compliance with lender reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for various NFL financial reporting deliverables (including salary cap and long-range planning).
  • Primary liaison for external CPA firm on preparation of annual tax return. • Oversee accounting areas including general ledger, fixed assets, payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Provide support for Finance team in budgeting, analyzing financial results, and financial planning.

This job description is not exhaustive and the job holder will be required to carry out from time to time tasks in addition to the above that will be both reasonable and within their capabilities.

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level


Travel Requirements


Contact Name

Graham Boone