Full Time Job

Corporate Staff Accountant


Cleveland, OH 02-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Overall Responsibility:
The role of the Staff Accountant is to participate in the preparation of the overall accounting activities related to the production of accurate US GAAP financial statements for Endeavor by both legal entity and business segment. This includes working with the Corporate Consolidations Team in the preparation of related footnotes on a quarterly and annual basis and performing varied accounting and analysis activities of a complex nature. The Staff Accountant will request technical guidance from management to help ensure internal controls and timeliness in financial reporting within the global finance function. The individual will identify value-added opportunities to better serve the businesses and senior management, including identifying opportunities and making recommendations for overall individual performance improvement.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Prepare journal entries, reports, etc. related to activities for the corporate cost centers globally
• Finance, IT, Tax, Accounting, Treasury, HR, Legal
• Prepare and execute the operations necessary for the centralization of specific accounting areas
• Fixed Assets, Leases, Goodwill, Intangibles, Debt, Payroll, non-controlling interest
• Prepare monthly account reconciliation for all corporate legal entities
• Prepare the monthly reporting packs for corporate entities for the consolidation
• Assist in preparing quarterly balance sheet analytics for the corporate business segment
• Support internal and external audit of financial processes and statements
• Prepare and/or participate in activities on the monthly closing checklist to ensure they are completed in a timely manner
• Assist with the aggregation of data for quarterly and annually reported footnotes
• Special project as assigned (e.g., research newly issued Accounting Standards, assisting with the implementation of the Company's global ERP system, integration of newly acquired businesses, ad hoc analysis, other financial system upgrades, etc.)
• Master Data Administration

• Education: Bachelors in Accounting or Finance
• 1-3 years of general experience in similar capacity
• Working toward additional Certification and/or MBA preferred
• Strong analytical skills and ability to manipulate large amounts of data
• Knowledge of SOX 404 Act and the ability to design and maintain related internal controls
• Excellent communication and relations building skills and the ability to proactively work in teams with a high attention to deal and ability to prioritize and balance work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment with high level of responsibility and ownership
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office; especially MS Excel, and working knowledge of financial systems (SAP preferred), statement and reports

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.