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Production & Corporate Accountant for Podcast Prod Co (New York).

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Job Description

PRODUCTION AND CORPORATE ACCOUNTING FOR GROWING NYC PODCAST STARTUP

Campside Media is a podcast company specializing in serialized narrative podcasts reported and hosted by some of the best journalists in the world (recent shows include the critically acclaimed Suspect, Chameleon: Wild Boys, and Run, Bambi, Run). With a slew of new shows in the works, Campside Media is seeking a Financial Controller with excellent production accounting skills to join our growing organization. The Controller will provide both corporate and production accounting services.

Job Title: Controller
Type of Position: Full-Time
Reporting to: Company Founders and Operations Team
Hours: 40 hours per week
Days: M-F
Pay: $150,000
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
Start Date: May 1, 2022
Work Location: New York City Office

Duties:

Manage and oversee corporate accounting for Campside, including:
-Deliver monthly financial reporting and reconciliations
-Manage annual and quarterly corporate budgeting
-Coordinate accounts receivable/payable, corporate cards and payroll
-Set/track financial KPI’s
-Provide and ensure timely completion of all financial reporting and reconciliations in order to coordinate with external tax accountants to ensure compliance with IRS regulations
-Work with CEO and operations team to prepare production accounting reporting for quarterly board meetings

Provide Production Accounting for Campside Podcast productions. Tasks include:
-Work with the operations team to redesign production accounting systems, including creation of an Accounting Policy Manual for our productions.
-Work with Executive Producers and the Operations team to prepare podcast budgets and cash flow analysis at the start of each show
-Prepare biweekly updates comparing actuals to date, versus budgeted costs.
-Provide high-level interpretation/analysis of costs to date on our productions to COO and founders taking into account projections for estimated final costs for each podcast in production.
-Prepare final cost reports and close out books for each production.
-Complete all payments to freelance/contract production staff and outside vendors (with assistance from operations team)

Qualifications:
Certified Public Accountant and experience with GAAP accounting is a plus
Experience with production accounting for narrative podcasts, documentary films, or other longform nonfiction, and excitement about applying that knowledge in a small startup environment
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of production accounting and industry software
Skilled at detailed record-keeping
Ability to identify work priorities and requirements and make timely decisions
Anticipate problems and troubleshoot proactively
Confidently and respectfully interact with founders, all levels of staff, vendors, and external contacts
Ability to communicate accounting info to non-accountants
Discretion with confidential and sensitive information

To Apply
Send an email with your cover letter and a resume or CV to doug@campsidemedia.com

Campside Media is proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Campside Media offers competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.

Questions? Email Doug@CampsideMedia.com