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Staff Accountant

Industry: Entertainment

Location: Santa Monica

Compensation: Market Rate

Contact: Ileana Chappel

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

The right individual will have exceptional accounting skills, strong leadership skills and solid business judgment capable of driving an organization to the right results

Responsibilities include:

• Support the accounting function for television and motion picture activities.
• Develop, implement and improve accounting processes and procedures for dynamic lines of business.
• Perform 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 to ensure proper support for the business unit.

Requirements include:

• 3 – 5 years of progressive professional experience as a top performer at a public accounting firm, preferably Big 4, or in an operational accounting role in a fast-paced environment.
• Experience with financial reporting and internal control-related responsibilities, with emphasis in entertainment a plus.
• 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.

A CPA license or equivalent is required for this position.

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