Job Title:  Staff Accountant

Department:  Finance & Accounting

Santa Monica, CA, US

Summary of Position

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant in the Home Entertainment Accounting department. In addition, the Staff Accountant will have a solid understanding of processes and controls in order to identify and help implement business process improvements as necessary 



  • Assist in preparing journal entries, preparing account reconciliations, analyzing account balances and financial statements to determine variances from prior periods and budget, as well as preparing schedules that support account balances
  • Assist in preparing schedules for external auditors and assist in the preparation and support for SEC filings
  • Performs and maintains all functions in A/R billing, cash collections and cash application 
  • Assist in preparing and reviewing A/R aging and production of customer statements to ensure timely payment reporting
  • Coordinate with internal Sales Department, Customer Service, Operations and Accounting/Finance regarding required financial reporting deliverables
  • In addition, the Staff Accountant will have a solid understanding of processes and controls in order to identify and help implement business process improvements as necessary  

Qualifications & Skills

  • The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance
  • Minimum 4 years of experience within general ledger
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and internal controls
  • Strong understanding of accounting systems and financial reporting
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • A CPA designation and some industry experience is preferred
  • Candidates should be able to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Experience with SAP Financials Software would be preferred but not required

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) is a vertically integrated next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, premium pay television networks, home entertainment, global distribution and sales, interactive ventures and games and location-based entertainment. The Company’s film and television portfolio includes the global box office phenomenon La La Land, which won six Academy Awards®, blockbuster film franchises including The Hunger Games franchise, Now You See Me and John Wick film series as well as the ground-breaking Orange is the New Black, the fan favorite Nashville, the breakout success Greenleaf and hit STARZ series including Outlander, Black Sails and Power.

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, without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, gender, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic characteristic, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. The employer 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