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Senior Accountant

Industry: Entertainment

Location: Santa Monica

Compensation: $115K – $120K

Contact: Raul Gonzalez

Our client, the emerging superstar in the film, television and media space has created a new position. This is an extraordinary time to join the organization, to be part of the ramp-up and infrastructure build-out phase.

The company is seeking a financial accounting professionals who consistently exceeds expectations, thrives in a dynamic workplace, and who can actively contribute to our talented team.

Successful candidates will have exceptional accounting skills, knowledge of television and motion picture accounting, demonstrated leadership skills and solid business judgment. They must have worked successfully in a fast-paced, global, results-oriented environment, and have the ability to influence business decisions through effective verbal and written communication, sound judgment, and the presentation of alternatives.

Candidates for this position will have held supervisory or management role, will have worked for a big four public accounting firm at the senior accountant level for more than 2 years, or have worked in a large company as an experienced senior accountant or manager.

Other responsibilities include:

• Guide all accounting function for the company.
• Ensure compliance with appropriate GAAP and internal controls over financial
• reporting.
• Provide direction and support for the accounting and monitoring of production and production audits.
• Ensure compliance with contracts including profit participations, residuals and
• royalties.
• Implement the standardization and improvement of financial reporting and
• month-end close accounting.
• Support the design, implementation and maintenance of systems to support.
• Provide analytical support to the finance and management team.

Requirements include:

• 5 – 7 years’ of overall experience, including 3+ years’ at a Big 4 Accounting firm and 1 – 2 years’ experience in private accounting.
• Understanding of the application of US GAAP, including ASC 920 and ASC 926.
• Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.
• Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams.
• Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
• Supervising team activities and month end close processes.

Experience in entertainment accounting is a plus.

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