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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

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is seeking an Accounts Payable ("A/P") Department Assistant to assist the corporate A/P department in a variety of tasks. The ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, handle a wide variety of tasks, be systems-savvy, have excellent communication skills, be a team player, be detail-oriented, be self-motivated, and take initiative to help improve processes, contributing overall to the success and betterment of the Accounts Payable department.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage incoming new vendor requests and vendor change requests, ensuring receipt of all required documentation and completion of all pre-requisite review steps, including TIN checks and watch-list searches
  • Create and update vendor accounts as needed in our accounting system (SAP)
  • Manage the A/P general email inbox -- incoming invoices and general correspondence for distribution to the appropriate A/P staff member
  • Open and distribute incoming physical mail daily
  • Manage batching, scanning and electronic filing/organizing of A/P support documentation -- vendor documents, and payments
  • Manage and record the release of A/P checks, and assist with gathering signatures for rush checks, and contacting internal parties for pickup, as needed
  • Assist in providing audit support to internal and external auditors, and to the Tax and Finance teams during quarter-end close
  • Review vendor account statements, and request missing invoices, as needed
  • Assist with unclaimed property research
  • Assist other members of the department, as needed

 

Job Requirements:

Desired skills:

  • Self-motivated and able to work and handle various assigned tasks independently
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines
  • Able to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Able to provide a high level of customer service internally to support departmental operations
  • Forward-thinking, with ability to assess processes and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Open to change and looking for growth opportunities, willing to learn new skills or take on new responsibilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer/technical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office -- most importantly Outlook and Excel, but also Word and PowerPoint
 

Education and experience:

  • 1+ years of experience working in an accounts payable department or similar environment
  • Experience using cloud-based accounting systems (e.g. Concur, Basware) and large-scale ERPs (e.g. SAP), a plus
  • Experience working in a paperless environment, a plus

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is seeking an Accounts Payable ("A/P") Department Assistant to assist the corporate A/P department in a variety of tasks. The ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, handle a wide variety of tasks, be systems-savvy, have excellent communication skills, be a team player, be detail-oriented, be self-motivated, and take initiative to help improve processes, contributing overall to the success and betterment of the Accounts Payable department.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage incoming new vendor requests and vendor change requests, ensuring receipt of all required documentation and completion of all pre-requisite review steps, including TIN checks and watch-list searches
  • Create and update vendor accounts as needed in our accounting system (SAP)
  • Manage the A/P general email inbox -- incoming invoices and general correspondence for distribution to the appropriate A/P staff member
  • Open and distribute incoming physical mail daily
  • Manage batching, scanning and electronic filing/organizing of A/P support documentation -- vendor documents, and payments
  • Manage and record the release of A/P checks, and assist with gathering signatures for rush checks, and contacting internal parties for pickup, as needed
  • Assist in providing audit support to internal and external auditors, and to the Tax and Finance teams during quarter-end close
  • Review vendor account statements, and request missing invoices, as needed
  • Assist with unclaimed property research
  • Assist other members of the department, as needed

 

Job Requirements:

Desired skills:

  • Self-motivated and able to work and handle various assigned tasks independently
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines
  • Able to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Able to provide a high level of customer service internally to support departmental operations
  • Forward-thinking, with ability to assess processes and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Open to change and looking for growth opportunities, willing to learn new skills or take on new responsibilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer/technical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office -- most importantly Outlook and Excel, but also Word and PowerPoint
 

Education and experience:

  • 1+ years of experience working in an accounts payable department or similar environment
  • Experience using cloud-based accounting systems (e.g. Concur, Basware) and large-scale ERPs (e.g. SAP), a plus
  • Experience working in a paperless environment, a plus