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Senior Accountant

Industry: Entertainment

Location: Santa Monica

Compensation: To $145K

Contact: Raul Gonzalez

Our client, an emerging superstar in the film, television and media space, has an immediate need for a Senior Accountant to be a key business partner on the Accounting team.

The right individual will have exceptional accounting skills, deep knowledge of aspects of television and motion picture accounting, strong leadership skills and solid business judgment capable of driving an organization to the right results

Responsibilities include:

• Guide the accounting function for television and motion picture activities.
• Develop, implement and improve accounting processes and procedures for dynamic lines of business.
• Manage and 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.
• Research applicable accounting guidance to document and conclude proper accounting treatment of unique contracts and business transactions.
• Work with cross-functional teams to ensure proper support for the business unit.

Requirements include:

• 6+ years of progressive Accounting Leadership experience with an emphasis in entertainment accounting.
• Strong understanding and leadership in 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.
• 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.
• Successful managerial experience.

A CPA license or equivalent is required for this role.

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