Director of Technical Accounting
This position will report to the Vice President of Accounting.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, a publicly-held company, specializing in the entertainment industry. This organization places high value on personal excellence, professional discipline, business competence and leadership. It is committed to developing its employees while achieving superior financial results.
The candidate will be a GAAP technical expert. The position will interact with various business and finance teams. The candidate will assess the GAAP implications of key business executives and transactions.
The candidate will be responsible for the accounting analysis of complex, material transactions and arrangements.
The candidate will be responsible for bringing uniformity with regards to accounting policies and methods throughout the organization.
•Assist business units to define the appropriate accounting treatment for non-routine business activities.
•Critically analyze agreements and deal structures to ensure they align with the intended business objective.
•Research and document accounting conclusions and lead the accounting review of deals and agreements with Corporate Finance executives and external auditors as needed.
•Promote consistency in the treatment of accounting transactions across the organization.
•Interpret external accounting rules and regulations.
•Provide expert guidance in accounting policy matters.
•Establish master data guidance and serve as governance lead.
•Chart of Account definition maintenance and updates.
•Provide Corporate Finance research, analysis and approval support for legal entity structures.
•Special Projects as required.
•CPA required (active status).
•BA/BS Accounting required.
•Minimum10 years’ experience in accounting with experience in Big 4 public accounting required.
•Extensive technical accounting and SEC reporting experience required.
•Media & Entertainment industry experience a plus.
•M&A experience preferred.
•Excellence required in the following skills: Leadership. Project management.
•Written and verbal communication.
•Must be able to quickly develop collaborative relationships with his/her peers.
Must have professional demeanor, be focused, mature, articulate and well-organized
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