Staff Accountant

  • Date: Mar, 2017
    Location: New York, NY
    Position/Title: Staff Accountant
    Department: Finance and Accounting

    Position Summary

    Staff Accountant at Cinedigm Corporation involved in the monthly accounting close, researching and analyzing accounts and various reporting. Must be organized, self-starter, with general accounting education and experience, a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, and a willingness to do what is needed to help achieve company and departmental goals. The Staff Accountant will report to the Accounting Manager.

    Responsibilities/Duties

    • Prepare and enter journal entries (monthly recurring journal entries, revenue and expenses accruals (Universal, digital transactions, third party, etc.)
    • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and resolve any discrepancies.
    • Compiling different sources of data to calculate and record revenue.
    • Process expenses related to licensors.
    • Prepare weekly/monthly cash files for senior management.
    • Perform account analysis and complex account reconciliations and resolve any discrepancies.
    • Identify and resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
    • Ensure all transactions are accounted for in accordance with US GAAP.
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly bank reporting package.
    • Support variance analysis and other ad-hoc financial reports as needed.
    • Assist with Quarterly and Annual External and SOX audits.
    • Interact with accounting management regarding corporate financial matters.
    • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis as requested by finance team.
    • Other duties.

    Specific Knowledge Abilities and Skills

    • Requires strong attention to detail, follow up and follow through skills.
    • Strong communication skills with supervisors and any other department/individuals it interfaces with.
    • Ability to anticipate problems, identify, resolve any issues and communicates those to supervisor(s)
    • Must be able to multi-task; be well-organized, and able to meet deadlines.
    • The ability to plan and work and organize effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to provide proper documentation to pass SOX and external audit on all journal entries.
    • Ideal employee will be pro-active and have the eagerness to continually improve skillset needed to succeed in this role.
    • Must be punctual and be available to work overtime (on as needed basis).
    • Raise questions when needed and copy manager(s) on correspondences

    Education and Experience

    • Minimum 2-5 years of progressive general accounting experience.
    • Public accounting a plus.
    • Bachelor’s degree in AccountingFinance.
    • Knowledge and thorough understanding of US GAAP.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel with intermediate level experience using the other applications with the MS Office Suite.
    • Knowledge of Great Plains or a similar ERP application.

    To apply, please send your resume to careers@cinedigm.com