Beer-guzzler Groupon CEO to staff: grow up by Sharon Hill in Uncategorized 26 Apr 2012 Daily Deals giant Groupon is feeling some heat from the U.S. SEC because of accounting errors that caused an overstatement of income. It seems that deals merchants were refunded more than Groupon previously reported, though CEO Andrew Mason referred to it as a simple “bush league mistake.” This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share andrew masonDaily DealsFinancial resultsgroupon Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.