The Senior Accounting Manager will be reporting to the VP of Accounting and will be a crucial team player in accounting for our film and television studio and brand businesses (commercials, music videos, and other brand related content).

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Participate in and direct our monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close processes and related activities, to ensure complete and accurate financials in accordance with U.S. GAAP
- Prepare and review journal entries, account reconciliations, and trend analyses
- Review contracts related to film and television studio projects and brand projects and support the general ledger accounting and reporting for in-process and completed projects, including revenue recognition, production cost accruals and related participations/shares and commissions
- Review the sales commissions and director share calculations for accruals and quarterly payments
- Support the annual financial statement audit by preparing schedules and working with auditors
- Drive process improvement and automation efforts to standardize and streamline policies, procedures and systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting function while safeguarding assets
- Partner with production team to research and analyze transactions to ensure accuracy and resolve any discrepancies
- Participate in Company special projects and initiatives

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
- 5-6 years of accounting experience, with a minimum of 1 year of management experience and 2 years of experience in relevant industry.
- Big 4 or other national public accounting firm experience preferred
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or related field
- CPA or working towards CPA preferred
- Strong knowledge of accounting principles (U.S. GAAP)
- Entertainment or media industry experience required
- Sage Intacct experience a plus
- Proficiency in Excel and Word required

LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA
ACCOUNTING
MANAGER