Duration: 5 month(s)
Remote to start until Covid restrictions are lifted.
Description: We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
The Publishing Controllership team is primarily responsible for managing the business units’ accounting activities for the Parks, Experiences & Products segment, including implementing efficient and effective systems and processes. This role, supporting the National Geographic Books business, has interaction with a broad array of corporate and segment management personnel. It represents a unique opportunity to provide accounting and business unit industry expertise on key initiatives and special projects within the Company.
This position, reporting to the Manager, Financial Accounting, is a core financial accounting role, responsible for the following key functions:
” Perform the day-to-day general ledger activities for the Books business, including assisting in the migration of those activities into SAP and into Publishing front-of-house systems
” Work with Manager to align Books’ return reserve analysis with the rest of Publishing
” Implement efficiencies to the inventory valuation process and analyze the inventory obsolescence reserve
” Prepare, coordinate, review and analyze of the Publishing reporting processes for month-end and quarter-end, including ASC 606 deliverables
” Research and prepare explanations for balance sheet and income statement variances
” Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations
” Review and update documentation of business processes, and ensure compliance with SOX requirements
” Assist management with ad hoc requests/special projects
” Work closely with Finance to develop and refine relevant processes to achieve efficiencies
” B.A. or B.S. in Finance/Accounting
” 3 5 years of month-end close, general ledger accounting, and reporting experience
” CPA or CPA candidate preferred
” We are looking for someone with growth potential, demonstrating strength in the following areas:
o Attention to detail and follow through on issues to completion
o Strong quantitative and analytical skills
o Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
o Effective communication skills (written & verbal)
o Ability to succeed in a team environment
o Customer-service oriented
o Demonstrated high proficiency with Excel and SAP
Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting
CPA or CPA candidate preferred
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