Vertical Careers, Inc.

Business Accounting Manager for growing privately held Entertainment Company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Seattle, WA

Business | Accounting Manager

Our client is a well established privately held family oriented corporation with great stability and work/life balance along with a warm welcoming atmosphere. They offer full benefits and 401K.

Position Summary:

The position of Business Manager supports the General Manager for an Entity and the Corporate Business Office. The role will manage the day-to-day operations of this entity including office management, accounting, financials and HR, as well as traffic management duties to oversee the scheduling of commercials, billing and credit & collections.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter that is detail oriented and has excellent communication skills with experience in the entertainment sector or has strong small business office management. The candidate must have a proven track record of book keeping and accounting skills, interfacing with all other departments within a business, including Sales, Production, Promotions, and Programming Departments as well as Advertising Agencies and clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Handle Petty cash and reconcile as needed
  • Cash Maintenance & Reconciliation
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Bank Deposits

Accounts Payable

  • Point of contact for all vendor inquiries
  • Maintain vendor files in MAS 500 and ensure all new vendors have provided required information (as needed)
  • Process all Payables
  • W-9 & 1099 Requirements

Accounts Receivable

  • Credit & Collections
  • Coordinate Collections with AE’s and GM when necessary
  • Cash Receipts Application
  • Cash Receipt Reports for AEs and Analysis for Financials
  • Distribute AR Aging
  • Prepare Client history analysis as required when discrepancies occur
  • Research any client balance inquiries
  • Send out Invoices (weekly) and Statements (monthly) to clients

Monthly Close

  • Journal Entries
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation
  • Financial Statement Preparation Analysis
  • Provide Fixed Asset support to Corporate
  • Adhere to monthly deadlines of corporate close calendar

Human Resources

  • New Hire & Terminations
  • Recruitment
  • Personnel File Maintenance including I-9s, Payroll and HR documents
  • Payroll Administration
  • HR Benefits Administration


  • Operating Lease and contracts management
  • Help prepare all audit requests during Annual external audit
  • Entity Special Events
  • Coordinate all Insurance changes (Additions & deletions)
  • Participate in EEO fairs
  • Lead project management for station
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Business/Finance/Accounting or related field is required
  • 5+ years of professional experience providing administrative support is required, experience within the entertainment industry is preferred
  • Strong MS Office skills (Power Point, Excel and Word) is required
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work under deadlines and in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize daily routine and urgent tasks
  • Bilingual Farsi a plus but not required

Our Client is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Posted On: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Compensation: Market Pay DOE

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 608-5228,

Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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