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Accountant - Staff

Posted Date:1/29/2018 8:31:46 PM
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: JR-11024
Location: Hollywood, CA
Job Category:Finance

Job Summary:

Who we are.
We’re fans who help fans everywhere get in to the live events they love.  A proud division of Live Nation Entertainment, Ticketmaster has changed the way the world connects with their favorite artists, teams, and shows, and we continue to shape innovation every day. We’re not just selling tickets (though we do that better than anyone else), we’re enriching lives one amazing experience at a time. And we think that’s pretty amazing. If you’re passionate about the magic of live entertainment like we are, and you want to work at a company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience it, we want to hear from you.

Why you should work with us.
Our biggest investment is in our people. We offer comprehensive health benefits and 401k matching, student loan assistance, plus career-boosting opportunities like tuition reimbursement and targeted development sessions to help all eligible employees thrive. At Ticketmaster, expect the fast-paced excitement of a startup with the rock-solid support from an industry leader – with plenty of ticket perks on the side.

See what it’s like working at Ticketmaster.

What the job is:

Ticketmaster is currently looking for a Staff Accountant to support the Domestic Accounting group with an emphasis on indirect tax.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and file monthly and annual sales and property tax compliance schedules
  • Assist with sales tax audits
  • Respond quickly to tax inquiries from external state/county/city tax authorities
  • Respond timely to inquiries from the field and other departments
  • Handle other accounting functions as needed. 

Activities include:

  • Handle monthly general accounting functions such as journal entries, reconciliations, and account research
  • Analyze and resolve account variances and open items
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly reports
  • Assist in providing information to internal and external auditors
  • Work on special projects as necessary

What a qualified candidate should possess:

  • BS in Finance/Accounting
  • Account reconciliation experience
  • Strong MS Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Strong analytical and multi-tasking skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Working knowledge of SAP or Oracle a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity
Ticketmaster strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and medical care leave or the denial of family and medical care leave, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, political affiliation, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, rule, ordinance or regulation. 

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, for applicants in Los Angeles, California, and consistent with applicable laws in other areas.

Hiring Practices
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Ticketmaster recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Ticketmaster may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

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