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Job ID: 339385686

Job Description

Your Opportunity!

Do you want to work for two of the most iconic franchises in all of sports?  Come to NESN and work with the most talented broadcasting teams in the country.

Position Summary:

NESN is seeking a highly motivated individual with a combination of technical and operational accounting skills to join the team as an Accounting Manager. Reporting to the Vice President of Finance & Controller, this newly created role will provide leadership and assistance to the Controller in the areas of financial reporting, analysis and general ledger maintenance.

This individual will also assist in special projects and process improvements. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects at once.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the daily general accounting activities to monitor the corporation's general ledger to ensure an accurate and timely month-end and year-end close.
  • Manage monthly and quarterly close processes including relevant reconciliations
  • Supervise, direct, and review the work of one or more direct reports.
  • Work closely with members of the Finance department to complete annual external audit
  • Develop, establish, and maintain general accounting financial policies and procedures and work with management and employees to ensure compliance.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure all deliverables are accurate and of the highest quality
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed
  • Successfully perform and complete other related duties as required
  • Remain current on changes in accounting guidance and continue to develop knowledge on basic accounting principles and practices
  • Drive efficiencies and reduce risk through the identification and implementation of process improvements
  • Help establish close working relationships with key business partners
  • Support new business initiatives
  • Maintain complete confidentiality of all company financial and employee payroll information


  • 5+ years of relevant experience showing progressive advancement (experience in public accounting a plus)
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP with ability to research authoritative guidance to determine proper accounting treatment
  • Ability to effectively direct and supervise
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field - Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles required (CPA strongly preferred)
  • Experience working as a cross-functional business partner
  • Highly detail oriented, with an analytical approach to supporting the strategic decision-making process
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to think through new situations and evaluate data, draw valid conclusions, and effectively present information to management
  • Must embrace the NESN Core Values; People, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Teamwork, Diversity, Integrity, Accountability, Passion, Social Responsibility

NESN requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to applicable legal requirements.

Who We Are

NESN (New England Sports Network) is owned by the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins, and delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and nationally as NESN National. The definitive source for New England sports programming, NESN consistently has been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country, with a reputation for innovative and award-winning production of sports events and specials.

Our professional environment is passionate, adaptable, creative, filled with aspiring individuals who are driven to grow with our company. Our core values are at the heart of who we are. We have a spontaneous and vibrant culture, and we truly believe in team spirit and collaboration.

NESN is proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

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