Spotify has connected millions of people to their favorite songs and created a service for people to discover and enjoy music they love. We’re looking for a smart and experienced Production Accountant to join the Accounting Operations team, reporting to the Senior Manager of Accounting. In this role, you will be responsible for the accounting needs for a growing video production department.  We are hiring for this position in Los Angeles.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and implement best accounting practices for 20+ fast-paced video productions per month
  • Create and maintain complex financial tracking and analysis leveraging digital tools
  • Partner with Finance team to report spending and procedures
  • Oversee all payments, manage petty cash, and keep accurate financial records
  • Audit and reconcile line item expenses against forecasted budgets and cost reports
  • Manage spending activity and reporting for company-issued business credit cards
  • Communicate professionally with staff and vendors about payment processing procedures
  • Prepare digital reporting and/or provide documentation as requested
  • Adapt to ever-changing landscape of original content production, and related Accounting needs, within Spotify
  • Take initiative around increasing efficiency in reporting and spending.
  • Physically manage distribution of petty cash and credit cards to freelance line producers and employees for productions (over 50% of our productions occur in the LA area)
  • Conduct meetings with payroll and cash flow vendors, which are based in LA
  • Manage workflow in collaboration with Originals team, 90% of whom are based in LA

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience as a Production Accountant in a studio environment
  • Expert in production payroll with contacts in the industry
  • Accounting, finance, or quantitative undergraduate degree
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to adhere to accounting policies
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and deliver creative solutions to dynamic production issues
  • Proven experience wrapping productions digitally
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills
  • Proven track record managing multiple projects in a large organization
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Google Apps to manage workflow, proficiency with Gmail

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