Director of Accounting
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: Director of Accounting

Position Overview

If you are a sharp accounting professional with entertainment, media, and / or advertising experience then this is a great opportunity dfor you!

The Director of Accounting is responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, managing the payroll administration and purchasing, maintaining accounts payable and managing accounting operations.

Responsibilities

Oversee the daily accounting activities required to maintain general ledger

Establish working procedures and process for accounting personnel

Review monthly adjusting journal entries

Produce quarterly and annual SEC reports (10K, 10Q, etc.)

Manage monthly, quarterly and annual closing activities

Assist in preparation of monthly management financial statement

Oversee closings and consolidations

Supervise, direct, and review the work of A/R, A/P, and Payroll

Support annual budget development process

Account Analysis and related schedules to support

Work effectively with all Viggle staff to insure proper adherence to all accounting functions

Other duties as assigned

Position reports to Controller

Qualifications

Experience in the Media, Entertainment, and / or Advertising Industry is required

10+ years of progressive accounting/finance experience

Certified Public Accountant; Bachelor’s Degree

Strong understanding Accounting procedures and application to business issues

Experience in SEC reporting

Ability to analyze situations within policy and legal frameworks

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions

Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in accordance with established policies and procedures

Proficiency in computer applications including MS Office, NetSuite, and Adaptive Planning

Strong operating unit experience

Exceptional analytical and financial analysis skills

People management experience

Exceptional communication skills with ability to present analysis and findings in both verbal and written formats to all levels of management and size of group

Small company / Start-up experience essential

Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information and professionalism at all times

Accuracy and attention to details

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.
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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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