Staff Accountant - MarVista Entertainment

Job Number: R50025297

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 19, 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 growth in business, the company is looking to hire a Staff Accountant to oversee the cash accounting activities for the Company. Responsibilities for the Staff Accountant will include posting of cash receipts, outgoing payments, check processing and GL reconciliations. The Staff Accountant is also responsible for performing general ledger accounting functions, with an emphasis on Treasury, AR, AP, and General Accounting.


  • Record daily bank deposits, outgoing wire transfers, and various cash journal entries into accounting system
  • Prepare weekly outgoing payment reconciliation for finance
  • Prepare Bank reconciliations on a weekly basis
  • Prepare journal entries and supporting documentation in accordance with US GAAP for each month-end close
  • Work with relevant departments to ensure that all checks and outgoing wires issued have been recorded
  • Assist in year-end audits, including audit support schedules and related requests
  • Assist in providing cash forecasts to finance
  • Assist with special projects and ad-hoc requests, as necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Solid knowledge of banking and accounting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet month-end deadlines
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially in Excel
  • Exceptional attention to detail, flexible and dependable
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Collaborative team member who offers support to others


  • Entertainment industry experience
  • Workday 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: $28.37-36.06 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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