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Senior Accountant

Cast & Crew

Cast & Crew

Accounting & Finance
burbank, ca, usa
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

At Cast & Crew, we’ve empowered creativity and supported the global entertainment industry for decades. Together with our family of brands - Backstage, CAPS, Checks & Balances, Final Draft, Media Services, Sargent-Disc, and The TEAM Companies – we operate as a combined entertainment technology and services provider offering industry standard screenwriting accounting software, digital payroll products, data & reporting, and a host of creative tools. The industry continues to move faster than ever, and the need for our expertise, our technology, and our people has never been greater. We are a production’s best ally every step of the way. #OneCastOneCrew

About Cast & Crew
We grew from a modest small business in 1976 to be the premiere provider of entertainment technology and solutions, staying true to our mission of modernizing content production and leading the digital transformation within the industry. Our cloud-based solutions and industry expertise help streamline the entire production lifecycle and have revolutionized how content is made. We now have a global workforce across a host of storied brands, spanning all areas of produced and live entertainment, from film, television, streaming, to advertising, live events, and short-form.

Senior Accountant, Revenue
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

The Senior Accountant is an advanced level position with both technical and functional related accounting tasks. This position is responsible for a wide range of duties as assigned, including monthly close tasks for the Talent and Content Services Division, assistance with audits and other ad hoc projects.

Core Responsibilities

  • Perform entries required for monthly closing of our SaaS revenue products including recognition and deferral of revenue for US and foreign companies
  • Record cash activities in credit card and payment portals as well as financial institutions
  • Prepare reconciliations between transaction processing portals and website data trackers
  • Handle internal and external wire requests
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting packages, including comparisons to budget/forecasts and prior periods
  • Prepare bank account reconciliations
  • Perform monthly non-cash account reconciliations for selected GL accounts
  • Prepare schedules required for the external financial audit and tax preparation as assigned
  • Assist outside auditors and serve as a key contact for auditors’ questions
  • Create and update desktop procedures for all assigned tasks
  • Other duties and special projects will be assigned periodically

Key Qualifications

  • Top Tier ERP system experience (Oracle, SAP, etc.) required
  • Extensive experience with SaaS revenue recognition and deferral models required
  • Experience with foreign branch accounting in local currencies and FX accounting
  • Experience with databases and data validation tools a plus
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Excel champion (If Statements, Macros, Pivots, Vlookup)
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a structured accounting department
  • Big 4 CPA/ Large national firm experience preferred
  • Possesses excellent communication skills with ability to work cross-functionally with internal teams and stakeholders
  • Able to organize and prioritize multiple tasks under daily deadlines
  • Must be comfortable working onsite in our Burbank or New York office as needed.

Special Work Conditions

  • Sedentary – Involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Some positions may entail exerting up to 15 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force to lift, carry, push, or pull.
Compensation is commensurate with various factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, qualifications, skills, training, licensure, certifications, geographic cost of labor, and other business and organizational needs. Compensation range for candidates in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location.
The compensation range for this position is:
$85,000$100,000 USD


Cast & Crew provides a comprehensive package of employee benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, health and wellness programs, employee discounts, and more! Note: Cast & Crew benefits are subject to eligibility requirements.

Due to the high volume of applicants, it is likely that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CA residents: Your personal information may be collected in connection with certain services provided by Cast & Crew or its affiliated companies. A summary of your California privacy rights can be found at: https://www.castandcrew.com/privacy-policy/

Cast & Crew is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job, without regard to age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship or marital status, and to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.