Staff Accountant

Finance Team | San Francisco

Ellation, Inc. is a transformative entertainment company and home of industry-leading platforms Crunchyroll and VRV. Crunchyroll is the world’s largest destination for anime and manga, boasting a global community of more than 25 million registered users and over 1 million subscribers. VRV is a fast-growing entrant in the SVOD space and is an audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels including Crunchyroll, Funimation, Rooster Teeth, and Shudder.

We’re looking for a Staff Accountant to join our team in San Francisco. Our offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, and Chișinău develop the product, design, engineering, marketing and content for Crunchyroll and VRV -- we are media and technology experts, and we lead with our digital-first DNA to create experiences for our passionate communities. We are looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to help with general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.

Your responsibilities will include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. Collaborating with the rest of the accounting team and other departments is crucial to success in this position. Staff Accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Support month-end and year-end close process by preparing journals in assigned areas
  • Manage daily cash balances and create journal entries for bank reconciliations
  • Oversee accounts payable process and serve as point of contact for other departments
  • Reconcile accounts receivable and invoice customers on a monthly basis
  • Communicate with vendors and other departments to prepare monthly accruals
  • Manage corporate credit card accounts
  • Assist accounting team with monthly flux analysis
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Support external audits to ensure compliance
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Staff Accountant
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with Netsuite accounting ERP a plus
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Thrives working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
  • Takes self-initiative in problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills and self-motivated
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Excited and passionate for the media and technology industry

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • On-site gym, showers, yoga, and meditation classes
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4 days per week
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Pet friendly environment - pet insurance and dog friendly office

 

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About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is the world’s largest destination for anime and manga, boasting a global community of more than 25 million registered users and over 1 million subscribers. Fans connect through the most complete anime library including "Naruto Shippuden," "Attack on Titan," and “Dragon Ball Super,” events such as Crunchyroll Movie Nights, Crunchyroll News, and can purchase related merchandise through its online store. Through its app on game consoles, set-top boxes, mobile devices and more, Crunchyroll delivers content from leading media producers directly to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages. The service is available for free or through a premium offering that allows users to watch ad-free with access to simulcasts—top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast.

Fans can also view Crunchyroll on VRV, an audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels and a curated house channel, VRV Select.

About Ellation

Ellation, Inc. is a transformative entertainment company and home of industry-leading platforms Crunchyroll and VRV. With majority investment from Otter Media, a joint-venture between AT&T and The Chernin Group, Ellation operates at the intersection of technology and media to redefine the next wave of media interaction and consumption -- breaking down barriers to content experiences for passionate fans around the world. Ellation’s offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, and Chișinău develop the product, design, engineering, marketing and content that brings our communities of passionate fans together.  

About VRV

VRV is a leading audience-focused aggregation platform featuring premium SVOD channels including Crunchyroll, Funimation, Rooster Teeth, and Shudder, alongside a curated house channel, VRV Select. Created to provide fans with a next-gen entertainment experience, VRV offers immersive content experiences in a digitally-driven environment via bundled subscription, a la carte subscription, or ad-supported options. As a platform, VRV helps partners extend their reach and distribute their premium content through a high-quality, branded experience on mobile, web, and popular living room devices.