MarVista EntertainmentLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
MarVista Entertainment, a full service independent studio and distribution company is looking for an AP Accountant with solid accounting skills who will excel in a fast-paced & dynamic environment. This position is responsible for the full-cycle of accounts payable including processing invoices and expense reports, and performing related-general ledger accounting functions. Position reports to Accounting Manager.
Maintain complete and accurate full-cycle accounts payable records including input and processing of invoices and expense reports for payment through disbursement, obtaining necessary approvals and preparing check/ACH/wire payment records.
Track workflow of the Company's payment obligations, communicate and obtain necessary documentation from others in the organization.
Compile monthly employee expense report submissions, obtaining supporting and ensuring compliance with T&E policy.
Prepare and process invoices for customers based on contract terms and conditions.
Reconcile the AP and AR subledgers to ensure that all payments and cash receipts are accounted for and properly posted.
Verify discrepancies by and resolve customers' billing issues.
Facilitate cash receipts for invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting clients.
Verify status of delinquent accounts and solicit payments on overdue accounts.
Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities.
Maintain reporting for cash receipts and disbursements activity to support weekly cash flow monitoring.
Generate AP and AR aging analyses and review to ensure compliance.
Perform general ledger close activities including general ledger record-keeping of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
Provide supporting documentation for areas of responsibility for the year-end audit.
Support with ad-hoc projects and additional responsibilities with a focus on continuous improvement.
Be available to serve in backup capacity for other accounting functions.
Exceptional attention to detail, strong analytical skills, highly organized, flexible and dependable.
Handles confidential and sensitive information and records with a high degree of discretion, diligence and good judgment.
Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Fulfills role as a well-organized, self-directed team player.
Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
Demonstrates professionalism, discretion, and good judgment in all interactions with co-workers, customers, vendors and others.
Responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
Minimum 2 years accounting experience, full-cycle accounts payable and accounts receivable experience.
Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance a plus.
Entertainment Industry experience a plus.
Understanding and experience of foreign currency in accounting / disbursements/ cash receipts a plus.
Experience with accounting software packages such as Intaact a plus.
Experience with AP software packages such as Concur or Ariett a plus.
Skilled with PCs and MS Office including Excel and Word.
Please note that candidates who are qualified for this position will be requested to complete an employment pre-screening test. If offered the position, a pre-hire drug and alcohol screening will also be required.
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