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JW Player // open source video player
New York City, NY    Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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JW Player is looking for a Senior Accounting Manager to join our Finance team in our New York City Headquarters. This role will be responsible for overseeing accounts receivable & accounts payable while playing an integral role in creating, refining, & implementing accounting processes.

This role is responsible for preparing the consolidated Financial Statements which includes four foreign subsidiaries. This includes managing the companys working capital as well as performing a detailed financial analysis. 

The ideal candidate is highly motivated & an exceptional communicator with a desire for autonomy & ownership within a fast-paced organization. This role offers a unique opportunity to bolster existing accounting knowledge while offering a chance to influence & gain experience in the dynamic & booming video streaming space.

As a Senior Accounting Manager, you will:

  • Fully own the accounts payable function which includes ensuring invoices are entered in GL, review coding, processing weekly check runs, & creating & maintaining reconciliations
  • Collaborate with Director of Revenue to ensure all revenue related journal entries are complete & reconciled
  • Review financial statements to ensure transactions are properly reflected & in accordance with GAAP
  • Prepare revenue & expense accruals for month-end close
  • Prepare monthly sales tax & VAT reporting for tax consultants
  • Review & maintain all ledger accounts & book transactions to our general ledger
  • Perform expense & revenue analysis
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations & roll-forwards
  • Administration of our T&E expense reimbursement system
  • Assess our current AP & AR processes for improvements. Proactively execute any changes required
  • Provide a high level of customer service with finance & non-finance business partners
  • Support external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility, including the preparation of audited financial statements & disclosures
  • Support management in completing special projects, ad-hoc reporting & analysis requests, & other tasks as assigned

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of experience in accounting or accounting function
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Active CPA license
  • 3+ years of experience owning the in-house Accounts Payable function at a Media, Tech or rapidly growing company
  • 3+ years experience with Revenue Recognition at a Software as a Service (SaaS) revenue model preferred & knowledge of ASC 606
  • Strong knowledge & application of GAAP, SEC regulations, & internal controls
  • Expert level proficiency with Microsoft tools (Excel, Word)
  • Strong sense of ownership & the ability to execute, follow-up, & ensure attention to detail
  • Commitment to process improvement & the ability to think outside the box
  • Strong communication (both verbal & written) & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize & multitask
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills

Bonus Points:

  • Experience at a pre-IPO or Public Company
  • 2+ years experience managing a team of Accountants
  • Proficiency with NetSuite
  • Experience with billing system implementation (i.e. Zoura, SuiteBilling, Recurly)

About JW Player

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago & continues to innovate as the worlds largest network-independent platform for video delivery & intelligence. Media companies including Fox, VICE, Business Insider, & Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types & sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver & monetize their content across all devices. JW Players massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights & generates billions of incremental video views. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in London & Eindhoven, & was named to Deloittes Technology Fast 500 in 2018. For more information, visit

Our Perks

When you join JW Player, you are not just joining a company or a team but a family. Our goal is to take care of you & ensure you will be successful in your new role. Your success is our success. When you join us, your benefits kick in from day one! 

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Coverage through Empire BlueCross
  • Open PTO Policy - Self care is IMPORTANT! 
  • Development Program
  • An opportunity to make an impact in a fast paced environment
  • Bi - Annual Hack Weeks
  • AMA (Ask Me Anything) & Fireside chats with Executives & JW Player family

We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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