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Senior Accountant

Finance | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Senior Accountant 695187 

As a Customer-Obsessed company whose main priority is to evaluate what would work best for the customer and ‘work backward’, we bring passion and dedication when working with External and Internal Partners.


  • Support the entries and maintenance of the general ledger for Originals by ensuring proper, accurate, and timely recording of transactions in accordance with GAAP and Company policies.
  • Review and analyze transactional source documentation and prepare monthly balance sheet account analysis and reconciliations including roll-forwards.
  • Support current Internal Control environment to ensure that accounting records are accurate and in compliance with GAAP. Document current processes and procedures as necessary.
  • Responsible for complete Accounts Payable cycle for Originals LLC and subsidiaries; including entering invoices and preparation of weekly check runs.
  • Responsible for bank account reconciliations for Originals LLC and subsidiaries.
  • Assist with VAT compliance, including implementation of new countries and interaction with corporate.
  • Responsible for accounting for Advances/Royalties for Originals LLC and maintenance of associated roll forward.
  • Be responsible for the maintenance and monthly reconciliation of the content ingestion asset sub-ledger including the proper recording of asset additions, cost adjustments, retirements, and disposals in accordance with Company policies.
  • Prepare ad hoc reporting and analysis as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of previous operational accounting experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, finance or related field.
  • Thorough understanding of US GAAP and the practical application of required standards.
  • Experience in either entertainment or media; direct production accounting experience a plus
  • Need strong experience with general ledger, balance sheet, journal entries, and analyzing accounts.
  • Strong organizational, managerial, and communication skills, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks and deliver results.
  • Technical proficiency in working with accounting systems and basic financial analysis tools.
  • Strong Advanced Excel skills & experience working with large data files.
  • Previous new system/process implementation experience which includes identifying gaps where system enhancements can be made.
  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.  
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to interact with various departments across an organization.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and work ethic.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA a plus
  • Systems implementation experience
  • NetSuite and Oracle experience a plus

Newark, NJ 07102          9 Month Assignment