Accounting Manager

DEPARTMENT  Accounting

LOCATION  Burbank, California

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JOB SUMMARY

The position requires a hands-on, detail-oriented individual with responsibilities that include accounting principles, financial analysis, journal entry and complete understanding of accounting functions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise, track and answer questions pertaining to accounting and its overall functions to run an effective workflow
  • Assigning and auditing work of the accounting staff to develop, implement, and maintain one or more combination of generally accepted accounting systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to prioritize, analyze data, think clearly, and problem solve.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles, along with great leadership abilities.
  • Reviewing, analyzing, and reconciling general ledger accounts and investment transactions in conjunction with preparing quarterly reports for management
  • Ability to understand contracts and determine the proper accounting treatment
  • Assist with various accounting and process improvement projects. Conduct Day to Day operations that will provide support to month end reporting
  • Initiate and oversee direction to daily task, and effectively communicate with team, relevant departments, and management
  • Knowledge of inventory management, creating and auditing Po’s, SO’s, and Invoices
  • A/P & A/R Operations including communication with customers and vendors
  • Overseeing basic accounting procedures (A/R & A/P, time billing, P/R, G/L, tax payments and inventory control
  • Must be familiar with inventory management functions such as creating Builds of materials for multiple inventory locations, Inventory adjustments and Landed Costs
  • Train and manage staff in day-to-day accounting functions, including planning, assigning, and directing work
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks is required, Knowledge and Familiarity with Zendesk preferred
  • Team player with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, work independently and be decisive
  • Experience in preparing financial Reports
  • Position is at midlevel accounting focus, assisting in higher level accounting, assisting management
  • Experience in auditing accounts to ensure proper compliance with state and federal regulations.; concerning sales tax and other related compliances
  • Coordinate with Outside Auditors and provide needed information for the annual external audit
  • Communicate with customers regarding past due invoices, providing weekly updated status to management

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • 2+ years of previous, strong leadership & supervisory skills
  • Experience in mentoring, coaching, and organizational skills (Required)
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work and effectively and communicate with other departments across the organization
  • Ability to work effective & independently while managing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Prior experience in a rapidly growing and changing business environment

EDUCATION DESIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree with Accounting/Finance
  • 2-5 years’ experience managing people and process / 2 years of strong management skills
  • 5 years of related experience in accounting
  • Excellent management and supervisory skills
  • Excellent written and Verbal Communication skills
  • Excellent Organizational and time management skills
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Why LiteGear – Have you every wanted to be part of the exciting and creative world of movie making? Have you ever been curious how filmmakers create beautiful images using light and shadow? Have you ever wanted to be part of a Team of talented, creative, and motivated people that are out to change the world? If so, LiteGear could be the company for you.
LiteGear has been innovating the lighting industry for the past 16 years with the focus on becoming the leading cinematic lighting solutions provider in the world.
We are currently looking for new team members who want to be part of creating the future of cinematic lighting technology and to be part of a company with excellent benefits, fun work environment, and rewarding careers.

LiteGear was founded in 2006 after creating the lighting solutions for the arc reactor in the major motion picture Iron Man and the bridge of the Starship Enterprise in Star Trek (2009). LiteGear has since developed product lines such as LiteRibbon, LiteDimmer, LiteMat, and LiteTile which continues to have a major impact on lighting and set design across the globe. Come join us and make an impact on movie making. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. LiteGear Inc. offers comprehensive medical and dental benefits, generous vacation, holiday and sick/personal leave, as well as a 401k and profit sharing plan.
LiteGear Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.