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Accounting Manager in Austin, United States

  • PlayStation
  • Full time
  • Intermediate
  • Email
  • Austin, United States
  • 12/10/2021
  • Report

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

Summary:  Responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial close, and tax management for studio and serve as the key accounting liaison to Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE).

 

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following:

 

  • Performs and manages full cycle general ledger financial close processes and related activities to ensure complete and accurate financials in accordance with U.S. GAAP and IFRS and within the established close timeline
  • Performs and manages day to day accounting activities, including preparing and posting journal entries, preparing balance sheet and cash flow reconciliations in an accurate and timely manner
  • Responsible for Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R) operations and activities
  • Reconciles and reviews General Ledger (G/L) accounts to ensure accuracy and identify/resolve discrepancies
  • Maintains fixed asset schedule and calculation and posting of depreciation expense
  • Supports cash management and treasury functions
  • Assists with any audit processes, including both the readiness, the execution, and the preparation of supporting schedules
  • Assists with Federal, State, and local tax reporting requirements, insurance reports, and other reports required by government regulation, including providing all necessary financial materials in preparation for tax returns
  • Assists with the consistent application of internal control policies and ensure compliance with established procedures
  • May manage an outside accounting firm that provides bookkeeping services
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: This role has no supervisory duties.

 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/ Experience:  Five years to seven years relevant accounting or audit experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Advanced knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS and understand of accounting processes, procedures, and internal controls required. CPA highly preferred.

 

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals and procedures, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees, senior management, and/or boards of directors.

 

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

Reasoning Skills: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Computer Skills: Knowledge of QuickBooks - advanced, ADP, SAP, and Microsoft Excel and Word. 

 

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

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