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Staff Accountant, Entertainment

Company: MRC
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are:MRC is a diversified global entertainment company with divisions including Film, Television, Live & Alternative and Non-Fiction, as well as joint ventures in data and publishing.The Role: The Staff Accountant is an integral part of the MRC Accounting team, reporting directly to the Accounting Director. MRC is a highly cross-functional organization, and the Staff Accountant will work with colleagues across all functional areas and divisions, learning the business inside-and-out. The primary responsibilities include the day-to-day completion of Corporate Accounting functions (e.g., Accounts Receivable, Cash Application, Account Reconciliation, Journal Entries, Variance Analysis, etc.) and support of period-end financial close and the management reporting process. A successful candidate has strong analytical skills, strong Generally Accepted Accounting Principles [GAAP] accounting knowledge, prioritizes and manages multiple tasks at once, has a strong desire to learn, and thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the quarterly and monthly financial close process and support the preparation of internal management reporting and analysis.
  • Account Reconciliation and resolution of differences
  • Improve cash forecasting
  • Assist in the quarterly financial statements and preparation of the annual footnotes.
  • Support the Audit during the annual financial statement audit and 3rd party participation audits.
  • Track and report financial commitments across divisions.
  • Support team on ad-hoc projects
  • Help identify and drive impactful process improvements. Experience and Qualifications:
    • Minimum 2 years of public accounting experience required
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, with a stellar academic record
    • Strong technical GAAP background and experience with financial statement preparation
    • Big Four public accounting experience and/or entertainment industry experience is preferrable
    • A CPA or CPA in progress is a plus
    • Must be Experienced with Excel
    • Intellectual curiosity, strong desire to learn, and a passion for media, entertainment, and technology
    • Detail oriented with project management skills
    • Strong independent problem-solving skills with ability to thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment
    • Strong work ethic, high sense of urgency, and ability to excel at detail-oriented tasks while maintaining a high-level view.MRC places great emphasis on creating a safe, inclusive, and diverse work environment.Please note that COVID 19 vaccination is a condition of employment at MRC.About MRCMRC is a diversified global entertainment company with divisions including Film, Television, Live & Alternative and Non-Fiction as well as joint ventures in data and publishing.MRC Television is the largest and most award-winning independent TV studio in North America with a current slate that includes: "Ozark" on Netflix; "The Great" on Hulu; the upcoming Amazon series "The Terminal List" starring Chris Pratt; for Apple TV+: "The Shrink Next Door" starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd and "Shining Girls" starring Elisabeth Moss. MRC Live & Alternative is one of the largest global producers of live televised event programming. Tentpole live event series through its dick clark productions include the "Golden Globe Awards," "Academy of Country Music Awards," the "American Music Awards," the "Billboard Music Awards," "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," "Streamy Awards," and 16-time Emmy Award-winning series "So You Think You Can Dance."MRC Film is known for championing singular filmmakers and emerging directors to make high-quality distinctive films. Projects include one of the highest grossing original comedies of all-time, "Ted," the Oscar and Golden Globe nominated "Knives Out," written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Johnson and Ram Bergman, starring an ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas and Jamie Lee Curtis, the Oscar nominated "Baby Driver," Oscar winning "Babel," and the comedy "The Lovebirds," directed by Michael Showalter and starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae, currently on Netflix.MRC Non-Fiction works with a diverse group of artists to develop, finance and produce feature documentaries and docuseries for global audiences. Projects includes: Edgar Wright's debut documentary feature "Sparks Brothers" about the legendary American rock/ pop duo, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by Focus Features; "The Last Rider," which chronicles the story of cyclist Greg LeMond, from acclaimed director Alex Holmes; and the "Untitled Sly Stone" project, which follows the story of groundbreaking artist Sly Stone, from director Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson.MRC and PMC have formed a publishing joint venture and a strategic content partnership with brands The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Vibe and Music Business Worldwide. MRC and PMC's data venture brings together MRC Data, Alpha Data and Variety Business Intelligence. MRC owns a majority stake in Civic Center Media, A-Major Media and has minority investments in A24, Fulwell 73, Sugar23 and T-Street.For more information on MRC Entertainment--- please visit: www.mrcentertainment.com.

Keywords: MRC, Beverly Hills , Staff Accountant, Entertainment, Accounting, Auditing , Beverly Hills, California

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