Sim GroupLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Job Title: Accounting Clerk
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Reports to: Divisional Controller
Are you looking for work/life balance? Do you want to be part of behind-the-scenes in film and TV production? If you'd like to join an excellent teamat a leading company that provides growth potential, keep reading…
Sim is a leading supplier of film/TV studio production equipment, as well as workflow/dailies and post-production services. We're proud to have supported features such as ''Deadpool,'' ''Handmaid's Tale,'' ''Game of Thrones,'' ''Stranger Things,'' ''Power Rangers'' and ''Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.''
We provide Studio, Camera, Lighting & Grip, Dailies and Post Production services and have locations throughout Canada and the United States.
About the position
The Accounting Clerk is responsible for making sure that all documentation (e.g., supplier invoicing, billing, etc.) is entered in the accounting system on a timely and efficient basis (e.g., A/R, A/P, etc.) ensuring accuracy, correct coding and application to the appropriate fiscal period. As applicable, the Accounting Clerk may have responsibility for one or more of the specialized areas identified below.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare, receive and process accounting documentation including as applicable matching information and forms, coding distribution, circulation for approvals, posting to the computer system, verification of rates according to contract, etc. Ensure any changes made are accurately completed.
Identify and investigate errors verifying information with appropriate sources prior to implementing changes.
Liaise with the Controller as required to obtain approvals, identify issues and concerns, and obtain guidance.
Maintain documentation files according to processes and procedures.
Prepare AP, revenue, and other monthly accruals as needed.
Reconcile billing sub-system to GL revenue.
Prepare sales tax returns for review by Senior Accountant
Prepare monthly revenue reporting for various business units for review by Senior Accountant and distribution to GMs
Manage AR aging for US and Canadian operations, this may include coordinating collection efforts with other Sim offices or contacting customers directly.
Provide customer aging and statements as required.
Research questions regarding customer cash application, deposits, pending credits and any other items that might impact a customers' account.
Receive and process vendor invoices and expense reports, including coding distribution, circulation for approvals and posting to the computer system.
Liaise with the Corporate Controller in order to issue vendor payments as required.
Maintain Paid Invoice files.
Prepare monthly accounts payable accruals for company.
Produce balanced reports and assist Controller at month-end.
Other duties as assigned.
What you'll need
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred
Minimum 5-years of experience in fast-paced accounting environment
Excellent oral and written communication
Knowledge of accounting practices and Commodity taxes
Knowledge of computer systems - Oracle accounting software preferred; Windows based software with proficiency in Excel; Post Production billing software such as MediaPulse a plus
Strong attention to detail
Effective organizational, decision making and problem-solving skills
Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
Ability to work well within a team environment under pressure and with minimal supervision, adhering to tight deadlines handle multiple tasks
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to confidently and accurately interact with all employees
Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
Capacity for listening, dealing with confrontation, and overcoming objections all with a customer-centric mentality
Our work environment
Work is normally performed in a typical office environment.
Requires long hours sitting and using computers and phones.
Requires long hours of focusing at a workstation
Perks you'll receive
We can offer you:
Competitive wages in line with market standards
Growth opportunities and a career, not just a job
Extended Health Care Benefits including: massage therapy, acupuncture, naturopath, physiotherapy, psychologist, chiropractor, dental, vision, prescriptions, life insurance, travel insurance and more
MSP Premium group coverage
Retirement savings program with company matching
Employment Assistance Program (EAP) for counseling, financial planning, work-related concerns
Free parking lot with electric vehicle charging stations
Company events including monthly lunches, summer BBQ's, hockey team league
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Equal Opportunity & Accommodation
Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other basis protected by law.
Sim is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are compliant with local legislation. Applicants requiring accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process are encouraged to advise accordingly.
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