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Bookkeeper / Jr. Accountant

We are seeking a finance person, who will be responsible for the preparation of the general ledger account analysis and reconciliation, month end roll-forwards, and variance analysis.
Responsibilities:
  • Process all receipts (e.g., petty cash / event petty cash) and record corresponding revenues
  • Manage all money requests (e.g., wires, cash, show checks) for production and/or show settlement
  • Review show settlement immediately following the show and work with operational field people who settle the show
  • Prepare event P&L (or flash) and event related journal entries.
  • Review and monitor Quickbooks event reports for reasonableness
  • Hard book shows no later than sixty days after the event date
  • Make sure that all receivables, receipts, and payable items are processed and recorded accurately and timely; participate in and monitor collection of receivables; submit and file rent calculations and lease payments
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and research to ensure accuracy
  • Prepare and enter month end journal entries
  • Prepare schedules for the month end / quarter end reporting package
  • Complete the monthly Financial Statement Checklist and supporting package documentation
  • Perform and analyze all bank / credit card reconciliations
  • Monitor receivable balances and collection efforts, ensuring adequate reserves are recorded as necessary
  • Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures / policies, including Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Support audit processes, preparing internal and external audit schedules as needed and liaising with auditors
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly forecasts and update figures in the Quickbooks (budget/forecasting) system
  • Assist Manager in the preparation of annual budgets with cooperation / input of operations
  • Possess excellent organizational, communication, and analytical skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment
  • Assist with special projects as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements:
  • Accounting degree required
  • Two to four years comparable work experience
  • Quickbooks Accounting System is required
  • Understanding of live event accounting
Perks:
Our team is incredible, but there are lots of other reasons to jump on board, including:
  • Daily coffee and spontaneous treats in the office
  • Health care, including vision and dental
  • 401K plan
  • Smart casual dress code
  • Generous vacation time
  • Company-wide outings or in-office activities (chair massage days, Phillies games, etc.)
  • Frequent Live Nation ticket drawings
  • Professional development budget

ESM PRODUCTIONS

ESM Productions is a premier, full-service event production company that specializes in the creative design, planning and execution of high-profile events and broadcast productions. We supply the innovative expertise, resources and state-of-the-art technology to meet a wide variety of production needs and challenges. At ESM, we believe in utilizing the skills of each of our talented and diverse team members. We work as a cohesive group, fostering an atmosphere of support and togetherness that contributes to our many successful events.
Salary dependent upon experience.
Benefits and 401k offered.
TO APPLY: Submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@esmproductions.com with "Bookkeeper / Jr. Accountant" as the subject line.