Posted: 05/11/2019 Job Titles: ACCT - Controller Job Number: 2533 Pay Rate: 180,000

Our client located in the Burbank area and  is a dynamic Entertainment / Production company with domestic operations. This newly created role will be responsible for establishing processes and procedures, assist  with FP&A and oversee accounting operations and investor reporting. 


Essential Job Functions
  • Month-end: Review, analyze and approve journal entries and data uploads for accuracy and completeness, in accordance with GAAP.   review monthly account analysis that are prepared by staff accountants, and review financial and operational reports to identify and explain fluctuations in performance.
  • Supervise all US day-to-day accounting operations including general ledger, AP, inventory accounting, fixed assets and intercompany transactions. 
  • Prepares timely and comprehensive reports including analysis of financial data, statements, and audits covering sales, earnings, profits, working capital, cash balances and other financial metrics based on past, present and expected operations.
  • Diligent ownership of financial statements to insure accuracy - maintain internal control systems and enforcing proper policies for financial reporting.
  • Developing innovative and effective solutions to problems in financial analysis, reporting and forecasting through individual effort or as part of a team.
  • Directs preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justifications.  Monitors approved budgets on a monthly basis, providing guidance and assistance where needed to management.
  • Assists sales/marketing and manufacturing functions in matching financial capability of company assets and resources to the forecast for sales/deliverables as well as analyzing margins and recommending actions to improve items not meeting overall objectives of company. 
  • Assist in managing the accounts payable process to ensure proper invoice coding, proper expense approval, and timely vendor payment.
  • Worked with external partners including auditors, investors and advisors to better, increase the Company’ s capabilities and incorporate best practices into the Accounting team and across the company
  • Manages financial audits with internal and external auditors and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Mentor, train and develop department staff accountants.
  • Develop and monitor daily and weekly reports of operations activities and key performance measures.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities and identify opportunities to streamline administrative processes.

  • Minimum 10  years experience – combined Public & Private experience
  • CPA License highly preferred
  • 4+ years managing and developing staff
  • Experience in a private equity owned company a plus 
  • Industry experience in entertainment, production preferred 
  • Advanced Excel and QuickBooks 

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