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Senior Content Accountant

Employer
Confidential
Location
Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra, Maharashtra, India
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 25, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As part of our new India Content Accounting team, this role provides you the chance to join a team that is committed to transforming the perception of what entertainment is and how it can be enjoyed through the Netflix service, and how to supplement that content through consumer products, music, or other off Netflix service distribution. With continued investment in a slate of content including original productions, content licensing, and international expansion, its a great time for you to join Netflix.
QUALITIES WERE LOOKING FOR
  • Fundamentals of Accounting - We d like you to have a minimum of 5+ years of experience in accounting backed by a Postgraduate degree in accounting like a Chartered Accountancy degree/CPA or equivalent. Some work experience in accounting working in a large multinational audit firm is required.
  • Attention to detail + love for data - We pride ourselves on producing high quality work, scrutinizing important numbers and formulas for accuracy, and using spreadsheets and system data to reconcile accounts and solve problems; we like our accountants to love Excel pivot tables and be unphased by large data sets.
  • Enthusiasm and quick learning - Enthusiasm for designing and building new accounting systems and making improvements to existing systems. Prior work with contract review (revenue, leases, or other complex documents), data entry and analysis, research, and other problem-solving tasks is helpful, but we understand you probably have never done content accounting. Thats OK with us because well teach you as long as youre excited about learning.
  • Curiosity and passion - Our team members ask probing questions, challenge the status quo, make changes to improve processes, and have fun while doing it all; positive attitude and never settling for good enough are key, along with fitting into our unique company culture.
  • You have strong communication skills (both written and oral) and are viewed as a strong cross-functional business partner.
  • Industry experience is highly preferred, but not essential to the position if you are enthusiastic about the position, have a strong accounting background and be comfortable navigating technical accounting guidance under Indian GAAP (with a strong understanding of the differences to U.S. GAAP).
  • Adaptable - You have to be comfortable in an ever-changing eco-system of content, finance and accounting issues and projects.
  • Flexible to collaborate with our U.S. and other offices across multiple time zones. Willingness to travel to our offices overseas.
  • You embrace and advocate the Netflix culture and our long-term view .
MORE DETAILS / RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Based in our Mumbai office, reporting to the management team in Content Accounting.
  • Part of the team responsible for the financial integrity of the companys content commitments, assets (capitalization), liabilities (payments), and expenses (amortization).
  • Set up (in proprietary contract management system) and accounting of content license contracts, with focus on license fee uploads and payment term assignments.
  • Review and documentation of content license agreements, which includes interpreting contractual terms and understanding the application of our accounting policies.
  • Accounting for owned content produced for India.
  • Evaluating impact of content contracts on local Indian GAAP financial statements and recording adjustments for the same.
  • Invoicing for intercompany revenues, tracking of receipts and reconciliation with ledger balances
  • Drive process improvements and contribute to exciting projects.
  • Maintain cross-functional relationships, including the content finance/international finance, tax, legal and acquisition organizations.

Skills: Data Analysis, Accounting, Communication, Excel

Experience: 5.00-7.00 Years

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