Staff Accountant

Job Number: R50020793

Brand: FOX Entertainment

Sub Brand: Mar Vista

Job Type: Finance / Accounting

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Entry Level

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: January 25, 2023

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

FOX Entertainment

FOX Entertainment has the power to break through. We seek to pierce pop culture with content that takes big swings, delivers mass appeal and elicits visceral reactions form our audiences. FOX has been the #1 A18-49 rated network for 2 years in a row and we got there through innovation and perseverance, as well as excellent content including shows such as THE MASKED SINGER, 9-1-1, CALL ME KAT and THE GREAT NORTH. FOX Entertainment programming includes a mix of Drama, Comedy, Alternative, Animation and Specials. Also within the Fox family are brands such as TUBI, FOX Alternative Entertainment, FOX SPORTS, FOX NEWS, FOX BET, Bento Box, Blockchain Creative Labs, and Credible.

JOB DESCRIPTION

MarVista Entertainment is a leading global independent entertainment studio that produces, acquires and distributes premium multi-platform film and television content worldwide. We have a very collaborative, talented accounting team and due to growth in business, the company is looking to add an accomplished accounting professional. The person hired will be part of leading the company’s compliance and close processes. This position is also responsible for performing technical accounting research, analysis, and general ledger accounting functions, with an emphasis on General Accounting, Film Cost, Consolidation, Royalties and Treasury.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurately prepares journal entries and supporting documentation in accordance with US GAAP for each month-end close

  • Ability to research accounting guidance to document and conclude on proper accounting treatment for unique contracts and business transactions

  • Accurately prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations to ensure account balances are properly recorded and supported

  • Actively participates in year-end audits, including audit support schedules and related requests

  • Actively collaborates and contributes to the development and improvement of internal accounting processes

  • Completes special projects and ad-hoc requests, as necessary

  • Assists with residuals and Participation reporting

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 2+ years of public and/or corporate accounting experience, knowledgeable in US GAAP

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially in Excel

  • Exceptional attention to detail, flexible and dependable

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Handles confidential and sensitive information and records with a high degree of discretion, diligence, and good judgment

  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Listens effectively, transmits information accurately and understandably

  • Well-organized, self-directed team player. Remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER:

  • CPA designation or in process of obtaining, preferred

  • Sage Intacct experience, a big plus

  • Residuals or Participations experience, a big plus

  • Entertainment industry experience, a plus

  • Experience with ASC 605 and 606 new revenue recognition and/or ASC 926 Film accounting, a plus

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $28.50-36.06 per hour for California. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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