Executive Director, Accounting

Job Number: R50015807

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Finance / Accounting

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: June 8, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Executive Director, Accounting is an integral member of the Accounting team and supports the Fox Digital & Technology organization. You will be responsible for the accuracy and consistency in the treatment of accounting transactions, ensuring compliance with US GAAP, SOX, and General Accounting Corporate policies, and providing expert guidance in accounting policy matters. You will also be responsible for conducting monthly financial closings, processing internal cost allocations accounting, preparing Balance Sheets and intercompany reconciliations, and complying with corporate requirements. Additionally, you report directly to the Vice President, Accounting & Financial Operations, and leverage both the Financial Operations and Asset Accounting teams.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Full ownership of financial books and records, including maintenance of general ledger and sub-ledger systems, review, and approval of all journal entries, accruals, reserves, and general ledger account reconciliations, cost allocations (liquidations) as well as third-party and internal billings

  • Maintain the accuracy and completeness of the company’s Capital Assets accounting process, reporting, and enforce the company’s capitalization policies/procedures

  • Coordinate Finance Operations activities, including purchase order compliance, vendor liaison, and invoice processing, accruals

  • Prepare full Balance Sheet analysis and related reconciliations, including flux analysis on balance movements from period to period

  • Ensure compliance documentation in support of external and internal audit requirements

  • Support the FP&A team in the preparation of budgets and forecasts by ensuring accuracy and completeness of actual financial results and preparation of Balance Sheet and Cash flow statements

  • Prepare, review, and post journal entries for month-end close, including the booking of G&A accruals, labor accruals, intercompany accruals, internal allocations, reclassifications, and processing of cost allocations to internal clients

  • Perform detailed review of financial results during the month-end close process to ensure accuracy and completeness of actual results vs. budget/forecast

  • Maintain adequate levels of information support for accounting transactions

  • Maintain integrity and accuracy of the accounting treatment for internal cost allocations and ensure cost base liquidation/allocation completeness

  • Manage the finalization of the accounting period post-close, including performing final reviews and procedures to ensure proper balance clearing/settlement

  • Ensure proper review, reconciliation of intercompany activity for all Digital & Technology legal entities

  • Ensure proper documentation of balance confirmation/settlement from corresponding intercompany entity/partner on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Ensure and maintain proper documentation to support the SOX audit program effectiveness for both internal & external audit requirements

  • Troubleshoot and resolve any differences that might exist


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 10 years of accounting experience

  • Ability to understand accounting functions and able to trace transactions to and from their point of origin

  • Knowledge of JDE/Insight financial system

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Excellent grammar, editing, and proofing skills

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills

  • Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for problem-solving

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tight deadlines while prioritizing tasks


NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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