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Accounting Manager

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague with a dedicated work ethic and a sharp mind who doesn’t mind being very hands on in the whole of the accounting cycle.  The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas related to accounting and financial reporting. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager will work with the VP, Finance to ensure that the organization has the systems and procedures in place to produce accurate and timely financial reporting in accordance with US GAAP, ensure compliance with applicable contract reporting requirements, analyze financial data and clearly communicate financial results and trends to senior management, identify cost saving opportunities and recommend actions to enhance profitability.

  • Ensure that all accounting functions are performed in an accurate, complete and timely manner in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP)
  • Perform month-end close activities, including preparation of journal entries and reconciliations for various balance sheet and income statement accounts and consolidation of multiple entities.
  • Maintain a strong and effective system of internal financial controls for the organization.
  • Interact with other department leaders concerning organizational initiatives, financial information, statistics, budget variances and policies and procedures
  • Drafting an analyzing monthly financial statements for third-party joint ventures
  • Assist with the annual independent audit and special audits and reviews
  • Present financial reports and information to department leaders and senior management as needed
  • Review work flows and drive continuous process improvements. Act as a change agent to increase operational effectiveness
  • Communicate regularly with the VP, Finance and CFO regarding all major issues impacting financial operations and reporting

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience, entertainment industry experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with accounting software packages and data manipulation required
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and financial reporting
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Advanced computer skills (namely Excel)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy; ability to multi-task
  • Must be self-starter with ability to work effectively in a fast-paced entrepreneurial work environment

To Apply:

Please submit resumes to Accounting@primarywave.com

 

Music Licensing Representative – Primary Wave Music (Los Angeles, CA)

We seek an experienced and talented Music Licensing Representative to join our Los Angeles-based music licensing team. The primary focus of the position is to create sync licensing opportunities in the advertising and video game sectors for our roster of artists and songwriters. Most importantly, you must have a relentless work ethic that demonstrates a desire, hunger and passion about your work.

Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years experience working at a music licensing company/publishing company/record label or related music industry or marketing field.
  • You closely follow trends in the branding/advertising world; you read Advertising Age and similar trade magazines and blogs.
  • You play video games and consider yourself an expert in the gaming field; you read Wired and similar trade magazines and blogs.
  • You hold existing relationships with advertising music supervisors, ad agency creatives, music house executive producers.
  • You hold existing relationships in the video game music sector, such as game developers and publishers.
  • You have exceptional people skills.
  • Passionate music fan and interest in the music business.
  • Travel required.

Benefits:

We offer exceptional benefits to our employees. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer an excellent career path. We offer one of the best available benefit programs for small businesses, including a healthcare plan, 401K, long-term and short-term disability, holidays and life insurance.

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. Primary Wave is a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply:

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Music Intern (Fall 2017) (New York, NY)

Primary Wave Entertainment seeks college students to participate in our internship program in either the New York or Los Angeles office.

Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of MS office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Friendly, punctual, responsible, hardworking, and a team player
  • Passionate music fan and interest in the music business
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign is a plus

Primary duties include research, assistance on special projects and being able to perform basic office tasks (phones, filing, copying, faxing, etc.)

To Apply:

Please send resumes to ResumeSubmissions@PrimaryWave.com

 

Digital Design Intern (Fall 2017) (New York, NY)

Primary Wave Entertainment is seeking college students to participate in our internship program in either the New York or Los Angeles office. The Digital Design Intern will produce marketing content for Primary Wave clients including social media graphics, ads, and gifs, and will work closely with the digital marketing department to assist with social media campaigns.

Qualifications:

  • Graphic Design, Fine Art, or Visual Communications majors preferred
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Experience in photo retouching
  • Experience with HTML layout and/or email layout preferred
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate music fan and interest in the music business

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the creation of social media and website assets
  • Create designs for digital marketing campaigns
  • Resizing files and manipulating assets for production
  • Brainstorm unique and engaging concepts to assist marketing department with campaign creation
  • Develop branding material including templates for presentations and reports

To Apply:

Please send resumes to ResumeSubmissions@PrimaryWave.com