Staff Accountant II

Finance & Accounting | Santa Monica, CA | Full-Time

Hulu is a premium streaming TV destination that seeks to captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love. We create amazing experiences that celebrate the best of entertainment and technology. We’re looking for great people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking and embracing fun. It’s a mission that takes some serious smarts, intense curiosity and determination to be the best. Come be part of the team that’s powering play.

SUMMARY

Hulu’s Finance team is seeking a Staff Accountant II who will be an exceptional addition to our Corporate Accounting team. As a Staff Accountant II at Hulu, you will report to the Manager, Accounting - Corporate and have direct exposure to the Director, Accounting – Corporate and other Hulu Accounting Managers. The ideal candidate will have a solid education in accounting from a university as well as previous work experience or internship experience with a public accounting firm. We are looking for a professional with the resourcefulness to take on any assignment, think through it, and readily grasp the most efficient and effective way to get to the goal. Ultimately, we are looking for someone who has a basic knowledge of accounting and is flexible, eager, and willing to take on a challenge.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Owning the preparation of journal entries and supporting work paper reconciliations for key balance sheet and expense accounts during the month-end close process
  • Coordinating across departments to provide timely updates on spend and appropriate accrual estimates on a monthly basis
  • Responding to internal and external inquiries regarding accounting related activities, and utilizing judgment as to when items need to be escalated
  • Providing support for annual internal and external audits as necessary, including preparing audit schedules and cross-checking and footing financial statements and footnotes
  • Assisting with the creation and maintenance of process documentation
  • Preparing periodic regulatory filings (e.g. census) and other regulatory requirements
  • Providing support for ad hoc analyses and projects as needed

WHAT TO BRING

  • 2-3 years of accounting experience
  • Sound technical knowledge of basic accounting principles required
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft business suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  • A proactive, self-directed approach with the ability to multi-task, think creatively, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional organizational skills, detail-oriented mindset, and a high sense of urgency
  • Strong work ethic with the ability and flexibility to work extended hours during critical periods such as month and year-end
  • Must be team oriented with a positive attitude and a fit with our Hulu culture

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major or emphasis in Accounting/Finance, and/or CPA license
  • Previous work experience or internship experience with a public accounting firm preferred
  • Workday Financials knowledge and industry experience a plus

Just like the best ensemble casts of our favorite shows, Hulu embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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