YMU – Staff Accountant – US Central (US)

Staff Accountant – US Central

Based: Santa Monica, CA
Reports to: Finance Operations Manager

Group Overview

YMU Group is a leading management and professional services company based in the UK and US. Our mission is to bring added success to everyone who deals with us –both talent and industry clients. We aim to create circumstances where talented people can build their reputation, influence, and success.

We work courageously and persistently with elite talent and clients who represent the best in the industry. We provide a portfolio of services to a wide range of professional leaders in entertainment, film, music, radio, television, sport, and the arts, including athletes, authors, digital influencers, musicians, producers, digital artists, and TV personalities.

We strive to be the best company to work for and are constantly looking for ways to improve on every level, from providing excellent services to our clients, staff satisfaction, diversity and inclusion, mental health, and well-being.

Our core values

We are client first: The Group’s entire purpose and DNA are centered around serving our clients first and foremost.

We are collaborative: We are the many, not the few. Clients can access the breadth and scale of our service

We are curious: Our clients expect us to be progressive, innovative, and informed.

We are egoless: Team is at the core of everything that we do, and the strength of the team is in the collective, not the individual.

We are courageous: We are clear about who we are even when that can be deemed controversial

Job Purpose

At YMU, finances are the fuel that keeps our company moving. We’re looking for a qualified Staff Accountant to keep our company and clients’ numbers and budgets on track with unwavering accuracy.

The most successful people will have a natural passion for math and a strong understanding of the intricacies of assets, liabilities, P&L, tax liability, and other financial transactions within an organization. He or she will play an enormously important supportive role, keeping our company and clients’ financial outlook bright with precision and proactive measures.

Key Responsibilities
  • Performs mid-level general ledger account reconciliations, verifying the accuracy of data, and identifying, reporting, and correcting errors made by both internal and external personnel
  • Support timely monthly, quarterly, half-year, and year-end financial close, including assigned journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, and overall maintenance of all operational management accounts
  • Assists in providing schedules and commentary with respect to operating maintenance account results and variances and with the production of working capital, cash-flow reports, as well as applicable commentary
  • Maintain and update records and reports for profit and loss, taxes, liabilities, and assets
  • Prepare special financial reports as requested by management by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends

Person Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business accounting, or finance
  • Internship or professional accounting experience
  • Ability and willingness to keep maintain confidentiality
  • Familiarity with accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and organize efficiently

What we Offer
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Paid Health Benefits
  • 401K with Match
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Flexible Working Conditions – we believe with performance comes freedom
  • FOND Employee Benefit Platform

Equal Opportunities

YMU Group is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to protected diversity characteristics such as race/ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. All successful job applications are subject to reference and background checks. www.ymugroup.com

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