Full Time Job

Accounting Manager


Los Angeles, CA 07-18-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, digital media, publishing, sponsorship sales and endorsements, media finance, consumer investing, fashion, trademark licensing, and philanthropy. Distinguished by its culture of collaboration and exceptional client service, CAA's diverse workforce identifies, innovates, and amplifies opportunities for the people and organizations that shape culture and inspire the world. The trailblazer of the agency business, CAA was the first to build a sports business, create an investment bank, launch a venture fund, found technology start-up companies, establish a philanthropic arm, build a business in China, and form a brand marketing services division, among other innovations. Named Most Valuable Sports Agency by Forbes for eight consecutive years, CAA represents more than 2,000 of the world's top athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, in addition to coaches, on-air broadcasters, and sports personalities and works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, social impact, and sports properties for sales and sponsorship opportunities. Founded in 1975, CAA is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Miami, London, Munich, Geneva, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Beijing, among other locations globally.

CAA is seeking an experienced Accounting Manager with a combination of technical and operational accounting skills to expand CAA's Finance and Accounting team and participate in our dynamic growth. Based in Irvine, CA this position will be focused on the day-to-day operations and tactical accounting responsibilities with an emphasis on timely completion to assist company executives with financial decision-making.

• Provide oversight of the company's general ledger and monthly close process, including monthly, quarterly, and year-end close procedures for both domestic and international divisions.
• Prepare and review journal entries and supporting documentation in accordance with GAAP.
• Complete and review account reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
• Maintain financial schedules and ledgers in compliance with company policies and procedures.
• Complete data analysis of company's balance sheet and income statement.
• Provide mentoring, coaching and supervision to CAA's accounting department.
• Support the completion of financial statement audits.
• Assist in the development and improvement of accounting processes, as well as compliance with new accounting standards.
• Assist with the implementation of financial controls and processes.
• This position may require occasional travel to CAA's Corporate Office in Los Angeles, CA or other locations.
• Assist with special projects and ad-hoc requests, as necessary.

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field.
• 6-8 years accounting experience.
• Public accounting experience a plus.
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license required.
• Previous experience as an accounting supervisor or manager required.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Proven ability to manage multiple priorities, complex projects and meet deadlines.
• Experience managing processes and projects that involve collaborating with teams across the organization.
• Previous experience utilizing financial management software packages: MS Dynamics AX preferred, but not required.
• Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software, Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Excel skills.

CAA maintains a fully-vaccinated environment, for the safety and health of employees and guests, to the extent allowed by local law. Where permitted, all CAA employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any waiting periods) and provide approved documentation when: 1) working in or visiting any CAA office; 2) attending any CAA company events, whether in the office or not; or 3) meeting with clients at any location. CAA also expects that all employees will take responsibility for maintaining optimal vaccine levels; for instance, this may include receiving boosters for which they are eligible. If you are unable to get a vaccine due to a medical condition, disability, or a religious belief, CAA will consider your accommodation request. The Company's policies in this regard may be updated from time to time, as pandemic/endemic conditions and local laws evolve.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb88vx-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.