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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Beverly Hills,California 90210

Web Site:

www.mgm.com/#/about/careers

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Location:

Beverly Hills,CA 

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.11.2018
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Category:

Accounting / Finance

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., ("MGM") is looking for a Senior Accountant to join the TV Accounting team and assist in all TV accounting functions for the Company.    

Responsibilities:

• Prepare journal entries and related supporting documentation as part of the monthly financial close process
• Prepare general ledger and bank account reconciliations 
• Prepare monthly and quarterly flash for planning purposes
• Prepare monthly and quarterly cost reports
• Prepare schedules to assist in the annual financial statement audit
• Assist with SOX controls tracking and prepare support for internal and external auditors
• Collect pertinent information for third party audits
• Coordinate with various departments to obtain support required for various analyses
• Analyze and verify information by creating spreadsheet reports
• Analyze current procedures and recommend changes to develop and implement best practice accounting procedures
• Liaise with various departments to obtain information as necessary
• Compile and prepare materials for senior management 
• Create various ad hoc reports as needed, including variance analyses
• Assist in various departmental tasks, as needed

Job Requirements:

• BA/BS degree in Accounting or related area and/or training with at least 1-3 years of accounting experience required
• Prior public accounting experience is a plus
• Experience in Entertainment industry accounting is a plus
• Detailed understanding of accounting principles
• Strong proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word required  
• Confidentiality, diplomacy, reliability, and flexibility are requirements for success in this role 
• Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and good record-keeping skills
• Ability to work well individually with all levels of personnel, as well as part of a team
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while being able to appropriately prioritize work and remain organized and detail-oriented 
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Experience with a general ledger system is a plus, preferably SAP
• Experience with MS Access, IPM and Micro Strategy is a plus

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., ("MGM") is looking for a Senior Accountant to join the TV Accounting team and assist in all TV accounting functions for the Company.    

Responsibilities:

• Prepare journal entries and related supporting documentation as part of the monthly financial close process
• Prepare general ledger and bank account reconciliations 
• Prepare monthly and quarterly flash for planning purposes
• Prepare monthly and quarterly cost reports
• Prepare schedules to assist in the annual financial statement audit
• Assist with SOX controls tracking and prepare support for internal and external auditors
• Collect pertinent information for third party audits
• Coordinate with various departments to obtain support required for various analyses
• Analyze and verify information by creating spreadsheet reports
• Analyze current procedures and recommend changes to develop and implement best practice accounting procedures
• Liaise with various departments to obtain information as necessary
• Compile and prepare materials for senior management 
• Create various ad hoc reports as needed, including variance analyses
• Assist in various departmental tasks, as needed

Job Requirements:

• BA/BS degree in Accounting or related area and/or training with at least 1-3 years of accounting experience required
• Prior public accounting experience is a plus
• Experience in Entertainment industry accounting is a plus
• Detailed understanding of accounting principles
• Strong proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word required  
• Confidentiality, diplomacy, reliability, and flexibility are requirements for success in this role 
• Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and good record-keeping skills
• Ability to work well individually with all levels of personnel, as well as part of a team
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while being able to appropriately prioritize work and remain organized and detail-oriented 
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Experience with a general ledger system is a plus, preferably SAP
• Experience with MS Access, IPM and Micro Strategy is a plus