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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Beverly Hills,California 90210

Web Site:

www.mgm.com/#/about/careers

Company Profile

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Category:

Accounting / Finance, Administration

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) is seeking an Accounting and Finance Coordinator.  This position is an entry level accounting position within Corporate Accounting that also has certain administrative responsibilities for the Chief Accounting Officer.  This position works directly with the Chief Accounting Officer, as well as other senior management, on various accounting and financial projects and is an integral part of the Corporate Accounting team.  An ideal candidate would have a fundamental knowledge of accounting and a desire for upward mobility in their Accounting and/or Finance career.  
 
Primary responsibilities of this role include the following:

• Prepare journal entries and related supporting documentation as part of the monthly financial close process
• Prepare general ledger and bank account reconciliations 
• Update and maintain foreign exchange rates in the general ledger
• Prepare schedules to assist in the annual financial statement audit
• Assist with SOX controls tracking and prepare support for internal and external auditors
• Coordinate with various departments to obtain support required for various analyses
• Compile and prepare materials for senior management 
• Coordinate executives' calls and meetings 
• Create various ad hoc reports as needed, including account reconciliations and variance analyses
• Assist in various departmental and administrative tasks

Job Requirements:

• BA/BS degree in Accounting or related area and/or training with at least 1-2 years of accounting experience
• Detailed understanding of accounting principles
• Strong computer skills in PC and Microsoft (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment 
• Able to work effectively with all levels of management 
• Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner
• Diplomacy, reliability, and flexibility are requirements for success in this role 
• Attention to detail, accuracy and organizational skills are of the highest importance 
• Strong interpersonal skills, team oriented, yet able to take initiative, think creatively, and work independently
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Self-starter with a driven, motivated work ethic
• Prior public accounting experience is a plus
• Experience in entertainment industry accounting is a plus
• Experience with a general ledger system is a plus, preferably SAP

Job Descriptions:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) is seeking an Accounting and Finance Coordinator.  This position is an entry level accounting position within Corporate Accounting that also has certain administrative responsibilities for the Chief Accounting Officer.  This position works directly with the Chief Accounting Officer, as well as other senior management, on various accounting and financial projects and is an integral part of the Corporate Accounting team.  An ideal candidate would have a fundamental knowledge of accounting and a desire for upward mobility in their Accounting and/or Finance career.  
 
Primary responsibilities of this role include the following:

• Prepare journal entries and related supporting documentation as part of the monthly financial close process
• Prepare general ledger and bank account reconciliations 
• Update and maintain foreign exchange rates in the general ledger
• Prepare schedules to assist in the annual financial statement audit
• Assist with SOX controls tracking and prepare support for internal and external auditors
• Coordinate with various departments to obtain support required for various analyses
• Compile and prepare materials for senior management 
• Coordinate executives' calls and meetings 
• Create various ad hoc reports as needed, including account reconciliations and variance analyses
• Assist in various departmental and administrative tasks

Job Requirements:

• BA/BS degree in Accounting or related area and/or training with at least 1-2 years of accounting experience
• Detailed understanding of accounting principles
• Strong computer skills in PC and Microsoft (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment 
• Able to work effectively with all levels of management 
• Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner
• Diplomacy, reliability, and flexibility are requirements for success in this role 
• Attention to detail, accuracy and organizational skills are of the highest importance 
• Strong interpersonal skills, team oriented, yet able to take initiative, think creatively, and work independently
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Self-starter with a driven, motivated work ethic
• Prior public accounting experience is a plus
• Experience in entertainment industry accounting is a plus
• Experience with a general ledger system is a plus, preferably SAP