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VP Controller, Music

Company: IMG LIVE
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Controller position is responsible for overseeing all aspects our accounting and financial reporting for the Music and On Location Live divisions of On Location Experiences. This position will be based in Santa Monica, CA and reports to the Chief Accounting Officer. This position will be responsible for timely and accurate month-end close, compliance with SOX internal control procedures, and various ad hoc projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, passion for accuracy, a desire to learn and an ability to communicate effectively. This person must possess the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment, adapt on the fly, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. Essential Duties and Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the Music and On Location Live accounting teams
  • Liaison with operating/event management team to ensure event performance/deferred assets & liabilities are properly stated
  • Review partner settlements for event closeouts
  • Prepare of monthly/quarterly/annual financial reporting
  • Maintain the system of internal controls and ensure accounting transactions are in accordance with GAAP
  • Perform and/or review GL account reconciliations as necessary
  • Prepare, review and post journal entries
  • Assist with quarterly/year-end audit requests
  • Respond to various ad-hoc requests Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Minimum 5-10 years of progressive accounting experience
    • Experience in the field of music/artist services required
    • Audit experience at a public accounting firm preferred
    • Accounting degree and CPA required
    • Solid foundation of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes Oxley
    • Strong analytical and accounting skills, as well as excellent attention to detail
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the proven ability to communicate effectively with the Finance/Accounting department and cross-functionally
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
    • Prior experience with accounting systems such as NetSuite is preferred
    • Ability to learn and digest new things quickly
    • Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task Reporting Relationships and Working Conditions (legal) Reports to the Chief Accounting Officer for daily work and general office issues. Work will take place in our Santa Monica, California office a minimum of 3 days per week. Typical 40 hour work week, with additional hours and weekends required during peak times. Some travel required.Per local requirements and in the interest of transparency, the range shown below reflects the prevalent current hiring range for this position. Hiring pay rates are based on a number of factors, including location and may vary depending on job-related qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience. Endeavor strives to provide locally competitive rewards packages, which include base rate along with, as applicable, short- and long-term incentives, growth and developmental opportunities, and robust benefits, such as health care, retirement, vacation and other paid time off, and additional offerings.
      Hiring Range Minimum :$135,000 annually Hiring Range Maximum: $198,000 annually About UsEndeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world's most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.Diversity Statement for EndeavorEndeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We -understand this can only be accomplished when we harness the entirety of our -company and -lead -with a lens -of -diversity, equity, and -inclusion -in everything we do. -It means that we engage -in anti-racism and allyship -the way we do anything. Fiercely and Fearlessly. -As a global company that -drives -culture -we -endeavor to reflect the world's -diverse -voices both internally and externally to ensure success in our mission.

Keywords: IMG LIVE, Santa Monica , VP Controller, Music, Accounting, Auditing , Santa Monica, California

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