Director of Accounting

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Job Identification Number: 970

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, an entertaining company, is seeking a Director of Accounting in their NYC office. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, be organized, have a sense of urgency, and be a dedicated team player.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the accounting team responsible for accounting and reporting including month end accruals, reconciliations, revenue and expense and balance sheet analyses, and monthly / quarterly reporting
  • Preparation and recording of required journal entries
  • Review and approval of invoices and other expenses for payment
  • Management and facilitation of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial close processes.
  • Monitoring of financial results to facilitate financial analysis
  • Effective operation and monitoring of the Company’s Internal Control Over Financial Reporting
  • Facilitation of the external audit process
  • Provides audit support including transaction backup, walkthroughs, and SOX processes as required for internal and external audit teams
  • Responsible for appropriate review and coding of invoices/journal entries affecting areas
  • Analysis of balance sheet accounts for the Entertainment and Sports Properties divisions
  • Ensure that account reconciliations are properly prepared and fully supported
  • Establishes schedules for the completion and review of all periodic reporting requirements and ensures that these requirements are met
  • Maintenance of internal controls, including compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act 


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 8+ years of accounting experience within entertainment industry
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance/Accounting required, with a preferred MBA, and required CPA
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • CPA required with working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Expert analytical, accounting and financial skills are required
  • Experience in monthly analysis reporting and monthly closes
  • Expert level Excel skills, with experience in HCM, Oracle, ADI, TM1, Infor and Coupa applications strongly preferred