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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.


Responsibilities:

  • 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