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Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

locationSanta Monica, CA 90404, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/1/2024
Full Time

Summary of Position

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant in the Home Entertainment Accounting department.  


  • 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 and 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) 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)


$64,500 - $65,500

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.