Accounting Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Media

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18
Los Angeles, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Media
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18

Penske Media Corp., the home to celebrated brands like Variety, Rolling Stone, WWD, Deadline, IndieWire, and many more, is hiring an Accounting Manager. 

The Accounting Manager is responsible for month end close, overseeing the revenue/accounts receivable team, and ensuring best practices are implemented. Responsibilities include transaction review, journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, income statement analysis, and oversight of general accounting daily operations. You will also oversee and prepare for the annual audit(s), and be the technical accounting resource for the Company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Stay current on accounting pronouncements and provide technical guidance (for example - stock comp, minority interest, new lease standards)
  • Liaison to 3rd party valuation firm and manage purchase accounting and valuations in the event of new acquisitions
  • Review revenue/Accounts Receivable journal entries for completeness, accuracy and compliance with GAAP
  • Prepare and review closing journal entries and detailed scheduled reports
  • Review monthly balance sheet and P&L analysis for accuracy, completeness and compliance with GAAP
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations for accuracy, completeness and compliance with GAAP
  • Review intercompany accounts and assist with international subsidiary accounting
  • Assess and improve operational processes as needed
  • Provide ad hoc support to our VP, Tax on reporting requirements to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local tax requirements
  • Supervise AR team of 9
  • Special projects as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in accounting and/or finance
  • Several years of experience in a manager accounting role with staff management responsibilities
  • 5+ Public accounting experience at a reputable firm is required
  • Publishing or entertainment experience is a plus
  • NetSuite experience is a plus
  • Organized self-started in uncovering issues and finding solutions. Ability to work with minimal supervision
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