Manager, Accounting

Seattle /
Finance and Accounting – General Accounting /
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Women, gender-nonbinary, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Who You Are:
A successful candidate will bring energy and excitement to the daily challenges.  This person should be as comfortable preparing work as they are delegating and managing tasks because we are “One Getty Images with no silos”.  We show that by everyone pitching in to accomplish the same goals.  We are a team of people who care about each other and want others to succeed, learn, grow, and have fun along the way. 
This position plays a key leadership role in Getty’s Global Finance Team and is responsible for managing various activities in our general ledger accounting team.  This role acts as a liaison and resource for internal and external stakeholders (including external auditors), while providing day-to-day leadership and mentoring to a team of accounting professionals. This position reports to the Controller.

Your Next Challenge:
• Managing multiple teams within the General Ledger function (US and International).  This position oversees 4-5 US direct reports and 2 international direct reports.
• Plays a key role in leading every month-end close process by preparing and reviewing journal entries and preparing management reports.
• Participates in the annual audit by planning and coordinating PBC lists and audit support deliverables.
• Reviewing, analyzing, and reconciling general ledger accounts to ensure accurate balances are reflected in the financial statements.  This role primarily oversees Cost of Sales, Cash, Derivatives, and Marketing cost center.
• Ensuring compliance with all US GAAP, finance policies, regulations and laws while staying abreast of legal, regulatory and policy developments.  Strong technical acumen is a must.
• Takes ownership and initiative on new and current projects that impact company-wide objectives and the General Ledger function.
• Inspires direct reports through his/her professionalism and work integrity; displays can-do attitude is collaborative in nature.
• Effectively delegates the appropriate tasks to the right individuals based on his or her competence and motivation levels; pushes tasks and decisions down, empowering others.

What You’ll Need:
• Minimum of 5 years relevant and/or management experience in this field.
• Critical eye and attention to detail to identify error in direct reports’ work products.
• Ability to independently set direction, motivate team and deliver results.  An strong ability to “figure things out” and work to find answers to problems.
• High degree of emotional maturity, leadership presence and ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels.
• Deadline driven with a desire for continual process improvements.
•Oracle experience a plus.

Education and Certifications
• B.S./B.A./MPAcc in Accounting (or CPA Eligible)
• CPA a plus

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