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Senior Accountant
WWE
 
Job Location: Stamford, CT

Stamford, CT- Stamford Office
Posted 5 Days Ago
Full time
R0001951

WWE seeks a motivated, experienced Accountant to join our General Accounting team. The ideal candidate will be a CPA and have both public and corporate accounting experience. This position will support the Director of Accounting and involve a mix of month-end close functions, technical analysis, and business support.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform monthly closing activities for various business units, including live events and films (including preparation of journal entries, reconciliations, and supporting schedules)
  • Perform monthly "Budget vs. Actual" variance analyses. Take the lead on researching/resolving significant variances
  • Present monthly financial results to business partners and senior management.
  • Monitor activities performed by off-shore service provider, provide ongoing training and mentoring
  • Review and streamline/improve existing processes; document processes for training, internal audit and SOX purposes. Compile and analyze performance metrics to identify areas for improvement
  • Function as the Subject Matter Expert for assigned businesses. Cross-train department members and liaise with business partners to provide more value-added support
  • Complete various assignments/analyses in support of monthly/quarterly closings, year-end audit, annual report and as requested by management


Requirements:
  • 5 years of hands-on, related accounting experience, preferably in film/event accounting
  • Experience in Media/Entertainment industry a plus
  • Public and corporate accounting experience preferred
  • Critical thinker with strong analytical skills, ability to communicate across all levels, including senior management
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply accounting guidance to new and varied types of transactions
  • Process-oriented with a passion for developing best practices
  • Strong organizational, time management, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive; able to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and still pay close attention to details
  • Strong Excel Skills, proficient with pivot tables and vlook-ups
  • Previous JD Edwards and/or Workday experience a plus
  • Experience working with an off-shore team preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree and/or CPA preferred


WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy. For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use.




 
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