Job Title:  Staff Accountant

Department:  Finance & Accounting

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404


  • Prepare contracts setups of domestic and international licensing contractual agreements
  • Review and analysis of data to ensure all revenue recognition is in compliance with ASC 606
  • Perform and review accounts receivable transactional functions: customer invoicing, credit memos, deductions, foreign currency gain/loss, cash receipt applications, accounts receivable aging
  • Perform and review the 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
  • Perform and review account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts, analysis of results, close calendar, and close / board reporting package
  • Prepare monthly Settlement Reporting to facility creditors
  • Responds to financial inquiries from internal related parties and outside auditors

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Experience leading accounting operations, monthly close and preparation of financial reports
  • Demonstrated ability for high attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  • Exceptional analytical and Excel skills, including Pivot Tables, Vlookups, etc. (comfort with large datasets)

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)

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