Sr Accountant

| Silver Spring, MD, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 75,000-87,000 Annually
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Job Description

AMC Networks is home to many of the greatest stories and characters in TV and film and the premier destination for passionate and engaged fan communities around the world.

We create and curate celebrated series and films across distinct brands and make them available to audiences everywhere. Our portfolio includes targeted streaming services AMC+, Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now, ALLBLK and HIDIVE; cable networks AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, Sundance TV and WE tv; and film distribution labels IFC Films and RLJE Films. The company also operates AMC Studios, our in-house studio, production, and distribution operation behind acclaimed and fan-favorite originals including The Walking Dead Universe and the Anne Rice Immortal Universe, and AMC Networks International, our international programming business.

We are currently seeking a Senior Accountantto join our accounting team based in our Silver Springs, MD location


The Sr. Accountant role will support the growing AMC Subscriber VOD (SVOD) businesses for AMC+, AcornTV, Sundance, Allblk, Shudder, and IFC Unlimited. This role will be responsible for monthly journal entries including Domestic and International SVOD channel revenue and related expenses. Monthly, the Sr. Accountant will prepare balance sheet reconciliations and monthly rollforward schedules. The Sr. Accountant will also provide information as requested by internal and external audit teams. This role will be expected to account for transactions in accordance with US GAAP and Company Accounting policy. The successful candidate will also develop and maintain relationships with various levels of management throughout the Company and have the desire and curiosity to learn about the business.


  • Preparation of journal entries in conformity with US GAAP and Company policy
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations and analyze P&L accounts.
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting schedules and roll forwards.
  • Coordinate with the Cash team to ensure all receipts are recorded within the month.
  • Compile requested data for internal and external auditors.
  • Research accounting issues as requested.
  • Special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Required & Preferred)

Personal Skills

  • Strong accounting and analytical abilities
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Effective project and time management skills
  • Ability to work well and excel under tight deadlines and periods of high volume
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with business partners and across the Accounting and Finance organization.

Technical/Functional Competencies

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • Minimum 2-3 years accounting experience working in a large to medium sized public company
  • Media or Digital Industry experience a plus
  • Strong analytical skills with a desire and curiosity to understand and own a process
  • Strong Excel skills and possess a knowledge of automated environments.
  • Ability to multitask and follow through a task to completion

Key Experiences/Achievements

  • Must have shown upward mobility in prior work experience(s)
  • Must have strong academic credentials

The base compensation range for this position is $75,000 to $87,000 commensurate with experience. AMC Networks additionally offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Services, among other benefit plan options, subject to eligibility requirements. AMC Networks values the benefits achieved through in-office collaboration, but we provide our employees with the flexibility to work from home one day per week.

The Company is committed to policy of nondiscrimination in its employment and personnel practices. Applicants are considered for all employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, religion, alienage, citizenship, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, age, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

More Information on AMC Networks Inc.
AMC Networks Inc. operates in the News + Entertainment industry. The company is located in New York, NY. AMC Networks Inc. was founded in 1980. It has 2481 total employees. To see all 14 open jobs at AMC Networks Inc., click here.
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