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Accounting Manager

Industry: Entertainment

Location: Santa Monica

Compensation: To $185K

Contact: Raul Gonzalez

Our client, an emerging superstar in the film, television and media space, has an immediate need for an Accountant Manager.

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. He or she will have operated successfully in a fast-paced, global, results-oriented environment.

Responsibilities include:

• Guide the accounting function while developing, implementing and improving accounting processes and procedures for dynamic lines of business.
• Manage and perform the month-end financial close 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 on proper accounting treatment of unique contracts and business transactions.
• Work with cross-functional teams across the company to ensure proper support for the business unit.

Requirements include:

• 8+ 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
• Successful managerial experience
• 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
• Aptitude for team leadership – influencing and galvanizing others to follow you toward a solution
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail

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