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Director, Content Accounting

San Francisco, CA 94101

Posted: 12/06/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Financial Job Number: 360122

Job Description

Director of Content Accounting


COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Our client is a premium streaming service leading the charge in making entertainment accessible to all. Headquartered in San Francisco, they are an ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) service with movies and television shows. With over 40,000 titles from every major Hollywood studio, they give fans of movies and television shows an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free. Their library has something for every member of our diverse audience, and they are committed to building a workforce that reflects that diversity. They are looking for great people who are creative thinkers, self-motivators, and impact-makers looking to help shape the future of streaming. Their services are currently available in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Panama.


LOCATION: Fully Remote


JOB DESCRIPTION: They are looking for a Director of Content Accounting to lead the budgeting, forecasting and tracking of content contracts. The position will support the Finance team and report to our client’s Controller. In addition, you will work closely with the Business Operations & Strategy team.

You will play an important role in a critical function that is growing rapidly and will have the opportunity to lead the improvement in our Content Finance operations. This role requires great attention to detail, effective communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and cross-functionally.


·      Ensure the timely and accurate reporting of content and content-related transactions in accordance with industry standards and U.S. GAAP

·      Track and analyze P&L and cash flow impact of licensing transactions

·      Calculate and verify the accuracy of license payments

·      Forecast future licensed content commitments to assess impact on cash flow and billing

·      Performing monthly variance analyses comparing expected licensed content profitability to actual

·      Develop and improve internal processes for reporting performance on new and existing content licensing structures

·      Partner with Legal team to review and document content license agreements and ensure that contractual obligations align with accounting policies

·      Support ad-hoc and special projects including systems integration and audit

Your Background:

·      Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, or equivalent work experience

·      15+ years of experience in content accounting, budgeting, and forecasting at a major studio, media or tech company

·      Experience with Production Accounting

·      Flexibility and willingness to pivot to new priorities in a fast-paced environment

·      Genuine curiosity, keen attention to detail, and strong desire to contribute to the success of the team through data-driven analysis

·      Passionate consumer of premium Movies & TV

·      Experience with content areas outside of Filmed Entertainment (e.g., Sports, News) a plus

·      Advanced Excel skills, PowerPoint a plus

·      Enthusiasm for complex problem-solving through financial modeling, data analysis and other statistical modeling

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