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). This role will supervise four accounting team members and perform general accounting functions, drive process improvements, and analyze, interpret, record and present financial data.

- 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

- 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