Accounting Manager

| Santa Monica, CA, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 90,000-130,000 Annually
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The Accounting Manager serves as a key member of the Finance Team assisting the growing department and reporting into the Controller, Director of Accounting. This role will have a focus in Regional Reporting and will act as the liaison with all Regional offices to ensure proper subsidiary reporting. This role will also have a focus in Revenue Accounting and will act as the liaison with the Partnerships team to oversee the order to cash process from a revenue accounting perspective. This role will be responsible for accurate accounting, reporting and analysis of all aspects of accounting. In addition, this role will be responsible for oversight of other financial statement areas, such as fixed assets, cash, accruals, etc.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Partnering with the Controller and Senior Accountants to ensure a timely, accurate and complete monthly financial statement close process.
  • Review of regional office monthly financial reporting submissions for proper accounting treatment of cash activities and event P&L coding
  • Review of revenue contracts. Summarize key terms, determine accounting treatment, identify issues and seek approvals as needed; document contract changes and/or new customer contracts.
  • Responsible for month-end revenue close including journal entries and account reconciliations related to revenue, accruals, reserves, and related expenses
  • Review and approval of internal sales commission submissions
  • Assist in implementing and strengthening business processes.
  • Work with external auditors to ensure revenue recognition interpretations are consistent with GAAP/company policy and provide related support.
  • Analyze / reconcile / document revenue-related and other balance sheet accounts in concert with the fiscal close.
  • In concert with the Senior Accountant, provide timely invoicing to our various business partners / customers and application of cash receipts.
  • Prepare and review financial statements complete with supporting analysis.


  • 5-7 years of experience preferably with a mix of both public and private companies
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of revenue accounting and financial principles, preferred
  • Outstanding communication skills – including written and verbal communications, interpersonal, analytical, negotiating and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to juggle multiple high priorities in a fast-paced environment and have a willingness to learn
  • CPA highly preferred
  • Understanding of ASC 606, specifically contracts with multiple performance obligations
  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel and spreadsheet applications
  • Sports, media & entertainment industry experience highly preferred
  • Knowledge of a broad spectrum of revenue streams (Content/Media Licensing; Sponsorship; Digital Advertising Sales; Merchandise Royalties; Direct-to-Consumer (DTC)) highly preferred
  • Fluency in Portuguese and / or French a plus
  • Bachelors of Accounting or similar degree required
  • Systems experience in the following is preferred: NetSuite ERP; Concur for Invoicing; Concur for T&E; Salesforce; Google Suite of Products; 1099 Pro Software

Personal Attributes:

  • Above all, integrity and honesty
  • An exceptional work ethic
  • An enthusiasm for coaching, teaching and the development of people
  • Optimism and energy for the brand and its future
  • An open and collaborative nature
  • Incredibly organized and capable of juggling multiple projects simultaneously
  • A high degree of self-awareness of one’s own personal style, strengths and weaknesses and motivational triggers.
  • Intellectual curiosity and enthusiasm for learning.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Action Oriented—enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; willing to take unpopular stands when necessary.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

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