Accounts Payable Analyst - MarVista Entertainment

Job Number: R50024409

Brand: FOX Entertainment

Sub Brand: Mar Vista

Job Type: Finance / Accounting

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: April 22, 2024

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With a legacy spanning more than 35 years, FOX Entertainment is one of the world’s most recognizable media brands and a prolific content producer across its iconic broadcast network and both owned and third-party streaming platforms. Known for its independent, innovative spirit and provocative, groundbreaking storytelling, the company was reinvented in 2019 with the formation of FOX Entertainment. While maintaining its leadership in broadcast television (9-1-1: Lone Star, The Simpsons, The Cleaning Lady, Hell’s Kitchen, LEGO Masters), the company is actively building a portfolio of businesses and library of owned original content. To date, FOX Entertainment’s long-term growth strategy has included the acquisitions of award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, The Great North, Krapopolis, Grimsburg), entertainment platform TMZ, and global production studio MarVista Entertainment (The Way Home, Rescuing Christmas), as well as the formation of the culinary and lifestyle content venture Studio Ramsay Global (Next Level Chef, Gordon Ramsay’s Food Stars) in partnership with Gordon Ramsay. The company also established its in-house unscripted studio FOX Alternative Entertainment (The Masked Singer, Snake Oil, I Can See Your Voice, Name That Tune), FOX Entertainment Studios (Animal Control) to develop scripted content, and worldwide content sales unit FOX Entertainment Global.


MarVista, a Fox Entertainment Company, is a leading global 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 business growth, the company is looking to add an accomplished Accounts Payable Analyst. The Accounts Payable Analyst will be part of leading the company’s AP compliance and close processes. The Accounts Payable Analyst is also responsible for performing analysis, and general ledger accounting functions, with an emphasis on Accounts Payable invoices and POs, Vendor Management/Onboarding assistance, and General Accounting. 


  • Lead day-to-day AP cycle in a fast-paced film production environment, including reviewing the accuracy of invoices, managing AP inbox communications, ensuring accurate invoice payment, resolving payment delays/issues, and providing Coupa support to other departments
  • Manage the overall AP month-end close process, including timely and accurate preparation of AP entries, maintaining supporting documents, and ensuring timely subledger reconciliation with no variance
  • Manage the employee expense reporting process, ensuring accurate coding of expense accounts and adherence to the T&E policy
  • Perform weekly review of unsubmitted expense reports to ensure reports are being submitted timely in accordance with the T&E policy
  • Act as administrator for corporate credit card program, responsible for ordering/canceling employee cards as needed
  • Demonstrate and apply sufficient accounting knowledge needed to determine and assess the financial impacts of AP invoices eg: expense, prepaid, capitalized asset
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts by implementing process improvements, technology-driven solutions, and automation
  • Manage monthly 1099 tracking and reporting
  • Assist in year-end audits, including audit support schedules and related requests
  • Assist with residuals and Participation reporting
  • Assist with special projects and ad-hoc requests, as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance 
  • Experience in a related field
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts by implementing process improvements, technology driven solutions, and automation. 
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, use of Chart of Accounts, and month-end close process
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet month-end deadlines. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially in Excel (pivot tables, XLOOKUP, etc.)
  • Exceptional attention to detail, flexible and dependable
  • Proactive seeker of learning and growth opportunities
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Collaborative team member who offers support to others


  • Entertainment industry experience
  • Workday and Coupa experience


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.

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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: $28.85-33.66 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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