Divisional Controller - Entertainment - Brooklyn

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15771
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Divisional Controller - Entertainment - Brooklyn
Job Location: NYC, NY
Base Compensation: $115,000 — $125,000
Total Compensation: $125,000 — $140,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Entertainment

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

This is the New York area operations of a Beverly Hills based premier Talent Agency. I have known the CFO since 1996 and he's a wonderful guy to work for.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company information: Our client is a Beverly Hills based, industry-leading talent agency who represents Actors, Musical Artists, Directors, Writers, and Producers. They have operations in California, New York, and Nashville. Our client recently acquired a 30 person artist management agency in Brooklyn, NY that works with a very specific, select group of musical artists on an international basis. We are assisting them in finding a Controller who will report directly to the Brooklyn based Head of Finance, and dotted line to the Corporate Controller in Beverly Hills. Position: Controller Responsibilities: • This position leads the Accounting team and demands leadership, energy and sound judgment in accounting for the transactions of the operations. • The Controller ensures all transactions are within the Company’s defined policies and procedures and in accordance with GAAP. • This role manages all general ledger transactions, accounting functions, and supervises accounting staff responsible for the monthly close. • The Controller will assist with annual budget preparation and the analysis of actual results. • The role interacts extensively with the parent company in Beverly Hills and requires the timely submission of Financial Statements, Management Reports, and Budgets and forecasts.

QUALIFICATIONS

Desired Experience and Traits: • Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field • A CPA (active or inactive status OK) • Prior experience in a management level position in Accounting is required. Prior experience as a Controller in a mid-sized company is a big plus • You must be energetic, outgoing, and able to work in a very creative, fast paced environment. Using good judgment to establish policies and procedures within a fluid, people-oriented agency environment is required to ensure success in the role.
Education: Bachelor's
  
Certifications: Certified Public Accountant
  
Total Years of Experience: 7-8+
  
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