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Financial Analyst

Industry: Entertainment

Location: Santa Monica

Compensation: Market Rate

Contact: Raul Gonzalez

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

This role will include all the normal accounting responsibilities plus process creation opportunities, internal control work, interacting with their auditors, and working directly with various business partners.

Other Responsibilities include:

• Support the accounting function for content television and motion picture activities.
• Develop, implement and improve accounting processes and procedures for dynamic lines of business.
• Perform the month-end financial close accounting and financial reporting.
• Ensure compliance with appropriate GAAP and internal controls over financial reporting.
• Provide analytical support to the finance and management team to drive improvements to operational & financial results.
• Work with cross-functional teams across the company to ensure proper support for the business unit.

Requirements include:

• 3+ years of progressive professional experience as a top performer at a public accounting firm or in an operational accounting role in a fast-paced environment.
• Experience with financial reporting and internal control related responsibilities, emphasis in entertainment a plus.
• CPA or equivalent.
• Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.
• Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams.
• Aptitude for information technology.
• Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines.
• Exposure to researching accounting conclusions, documenting support for conclusions reached.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.

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