Sony Music Entertainment

  • Accounting Manager

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 week ago(2/12/2019 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Accounting/Finance - Financial Reporting
  • Overview

    Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

    Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


    The responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to:

    • Key role in Global finance working as part of the Global reporting and compliance team for a multinational entertainment company
    • The role crosses management and review of the Global consolidation of over 50 business units plus technical accounting guidance and compliance across the group
    • Oversee the review of monthly data submitted by operating units including intercompany variances and consolidation elimination entries
    • Maintain and update schedules and reports in BPC, the SME consolidation system (training will be provided)
    • Work in a team environment on projects that emerge from corporate accounting responsibilities, including assistance in reporting of the annual budget
    • Assist in implementation of new accounting standards including revenue recognition, leases and financial instruments
    • Assist in ensuring global compliance with SME accounting policies and answering ad hoc accounting questions
    • Review and guidance on accounting for significant deals, including digital revenue deals, acquisitions and one time transactions
    • Management and overview of preparation of information for SEC reporting requirements for parent company Sony Corp
    • Liaise with company actuaries and ensure correct accounting for pensions
    • Assist with project to transition from US GAAP to IFRS
    • High level of exposure to worldwide and US finance teams and Global Controller


    • Minimum 4 years public accounting experience ideally working primarily in the entertainment or advertising space
    • Strong communication and excel skills, great to have as part of a team
    • CPA strongly preferred, candidate must have a strong grasp of US GAAP and ideally IFRS and be able to apply and effectively communicate this knowledge


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