Job Title:  Senior Staff Accountant

Department:  Finance & Accounting

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for a Sr. Staff Accountant to support the Company’s Accounts Receivable department.


  • Responsible for all aspects of accounts receivable including customer invoicing, customer flow-up, cash receipt application, credit adjustments, customer statements and aging review
  • Review and analysis of contract licensing agreement to ensure timely and accurate billing per contractual terms
  • Review and verify accuracy of customer royalty reports for proper revenue recognition
  • Perform month, quarter, and year-end close procedures, including the proper closing of AR sub-ledger, recording of accruals, bad debt reserve, AR discount, contract asset, foreign currency gain/loss, review and posting of journal entries
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare reports for monthly and quarterly VAT filings
  • Prepare Settlement Reporting as needed to facility creditors
  • Respond to financial inquiries from internal related parties and outside auditors

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum 3+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining accuracy
  • Exceptional analytical and Excel skills, including Pivot Tables, Vlookups, etc. (comfort with large datasets)

Nice to Haves

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  • Strong work ethic, initiative and self-motivation, requiring minimal supervision
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Willingness and ability to be adaptable/flexible and demonstrate a desire to operate in a dynamic environment
  • Entertainment accounting experience highly preferred

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world.  The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)


$75,000 - $83,000

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles