Role details

Staff Accountant

Manhattan   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Entertainment Company looking to add on a Staff Accountant!
  • Media/Entertainment experience REQUIRED!

About Our Client

Industry leader within the Entertainment space is looking to add on a Staff Accountant to a growing Accounting Department.

Job Description

As the Staff Accountant reporting directly to the Accounting Manager, you will be responsible:

  • Complete monthly bank reconciliations for all company cash accounts and maintain detailed outstanding check listings
  • Prepare journal entries for month-end expense accruals for invoices not received from vendors by the end of the month
  • Maintain detailed schedule of accrued expenses to ensure expenses are recognized in the correct periods
  • Work with employees throughout the company to stay updated on dates of major events in order to identify monthly prepaid and accrued expenses
  • Update prepaid expense schedule for all new prepaids identified and determine proper expense recognition over the identified term
  • Reconcile accrued expenses and prepaids to the general ledger on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Ensure all company security deposits are classified correctly and follow up with external vendors for security deposits due back to the company
  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations on a monthly and quarterly basis

The Successful Applicant

As the Staff Accountant, your background will consist of:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • 3-5 year's work experience as a staff accountant or intern in a corporate finance department, ideally one with monthly closing deadlines
  • CPA license or candidate for licensure
  • Experience with preparing expense accruals and account reconciliations associated with month end closing deadlines
  • High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize demands and meet deadlines
  • A positive and open-minded attitude with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment

What's on Offer

Industry leading compensation package!

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