Controller
Viggle - New York, NY

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Change the way people watch TV. Now TV is more rewarding with the FREE Viggle app. Check into your favorite TV shows with Viggle to learn more about what's on, play along and connect with friends, all while earnings points for real rewards.

In its first year, Viggle has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Tech Crunch and in an incredible variety of other media outlets. We've won two Appy Awards, a Mobile Web Award and other accolades.

With blue chip advertisers on board since its launch, Viggle is continuing to build its world-class team. If you're passionate about blazing new trails in the mobile advertising space (and you love television), read on!

Title: Controller

Position Overview

This position reports directly to the CFO and will be responsible for managing and overseeing all facets of our accounting operations, including the monthly close cycle, financial reporting, internal control, external audit oversight, and policy development.

Responsibilities

Responsible for preparation of SEC filings and other statutory requirements with primary emphasis on 10Q’s, 10K’s, Proxy Statement, and 8K’s associated with financial filings

Lead and participate in the quarterly review and annual year-end audit process with the external auditors and Audit Committee

Establish, implement, and monitor appropriate internal controls and policies to ensure conformance and compliance with U.S. GAAP and other statutory requirements (Sarbanes-Oxley)

Lead internal and external reporting requirements including debt compliance matters (incremental to SEC Reporting requirements)

Manage the various U.S. statutory tax requirements, such as income, real and personal property, franchise, value-added taxes, and sales and use taxes

Prepare work papers to lead outside tax provider with the annual and quarterly tax provisions in accordance with the annual tax provision, quarterly tax reporting, and annual compliance tax filings

Manage accounting staff

Assist CFO with budget and forecasting internal management

Maintain and oversee accounting systems such as NetSuite, Adaptive Planning, SBRL, WebFilings

Develop and manage 2 – 3 direct reports

Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum 15+ years related experience (with at least 5 years public company experience and 3 years public accounting experience)

Certified Public Accountant required; MBA a plus

Small company or start-up experience necessary

Experience and strong knowledge of all aspects of SEC reporting:

o SFAS 109, FIN 48, and ASC 718
o Revenue recognition
o Complex debt transactions
o Technical research

Internal controls and SOX experience

Ability to carry out assigned tasks in an efficient and timely manner

Must be a working manager, capable of operating in a fast-paced environment, able to handle pressure well, be self-motivated and detail-oriented

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Flexible, strategic team player with infallible integrity and ethical standards

Proven track record in adding value to companies and executive teams

About Viggle

Launched January 2012 Viggle is a free second screen media platform that rewards its members for watching their favorite TV shows. Viggle enhances TV with interactive games like Viggle LIVE and the first ever real-time fantasy sports game MyGuy. Viggle members get rewarded for their TV time from places like Best Buy, Papa John’s, Fandango, Hulu Plus and Groupon, among others. Viggle also allows like-minded fans of their favorite shows to connect through Viggle Chatter features. Viggle’s audio verification technology recognizes shows on TV and allows members to check into live and DVR’d TV content from more than 170 of the most popular broadcast and cable channels. Follow us on Twitter @Viggle or like us on Facebook.

About Viggle Inc.

The company, Viggle Inc. (Symbol: VGGL), was founded by media entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman who has pioneered a number of successful television, radio and live entertainment businesses. Sillerman created the company in June 2010 to develop businesses, products and services that encourage consumers to engage with different types of entertainment content such as TV, movies, games and music.
Originally named Function(x) Inc., the Company changed its corporate name to Viggle Inc., and its stock symbol to VGGL in June 2012.
For more information, follow us on Twitter @Viggle or like us on Facebook.

Viggle is an equal opportunity employer. Viggle recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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