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Manager, Financial Accounting

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10010781 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business 20th Century Fox Television Date posted Jun. 10, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Twentieth Century Fox Television Financial Reporting Group provides financial statements and analysis to Disney Television Studios Management.  This department is responsible for reporting the financial performance of hundreds of shows over different markets, covering Twentieth Century Fox Television, Fox21 Television Studios and Searchlight TV.  The Manager of this team will be focused on providing monthly/quarterly analysis and preparation of divisional financial statements.

The purpose of this job is to be a key member on the team to consolidate, analyze and provide management with financial analysis for Twentieth Century Fox Television, Fox21 Television Studios and Searchlight Television (all under Walt Disney Television). This role will be responsible for reviewing monthly reconciliations, journal entries and quarterly support.  This role will also be responsible for joint venture accounting (Regency TV Joint Venture), handling external/internal audit requests, and SOX 404 compliance.  In addition, this position will require developing and maintaining good relationships with external partners (production accounting, financial reporting, business affairs, A/R billing and other accounting segment groups). This position will play an important role to help the team to prioritize tasks and keep track of the project processes.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Review the monthly/quarterly divisional and consolidated P&L financial statements
  • Review monthly reconciliations and research
  • Prepare quarterly schedules, rollforwards and footnote disclosures
  • Maintain general ledger and assist in SAP integration
  • Participate in the design and implementation of automated functions and reports
  • Compile financial information for external and internal auditors
  • Coordinate with SOX teams for quarterly deliverables and testing
  • Assist in the preparation of the tax packages
  • Handle various ad hoc projects and requests as needed

Education:

  • Minimum:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

Work Experience:

Minimum

  • Big 4 or public accounting background, preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting
  • Minimum 8+ years relevant work experience
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience, preferred
  • Strong excel skills with ability to extract data, use pivot tables and leverage macros
  • Aptitude using various systems including SAP, Hyperion, PeopleSoft or similar enterprise level software
  • Professional presentation, communication (both oral and written), analytical, organizational, and relationship building skills
  • Strong follow-through on all projects; ability to bring projects to timely completion
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • CPA preferred

Preferred

  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong interest in TV business

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About 20th Century Fox Television:

Twentieth Century Fox Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Century Fox Television.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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