Category Archives: Accountant

Lead Accountant, 1st & 2nd Assistant needed for 1 hour Network Series (Hollywood)

Looking for a Lead, 1st and 2nd Assistant Accountant…
Production Accountant needed:
One Hour Network Series
Located in Hollywood
Start immediately
EP EASE SmartAccounting
Must be willing to join 871
Episodic experience required
1st Assistant Accountant needed:
One Hour Network Series
Located in Hollywood
Start immediately
EP EASE SmartAccounting
Must be willing to join 871
Computer Input: A/P, PC, PO’s, PCards, Bank Reconciliations, etc.
2nd Assistant Accountant needed:
One Hour Network Series
Located in Hollywood
Start immediately
EP EASE SmartAccounting
Must be willing to join 871
Computer Input: A/P, PC, PO’s, PCards, etc.
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  ProductionFinanceAcct@gmail.com

Feature Production Finance needed (West L.A.)

Feature Production Finance (based in West LA)
The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a key or 1st assistant. Prior studio production finance/accounting experience is a plus. This position will help oversee all financial aspects of feature production, including cash-flow, EFC reporting, tax incentive tracking and co-financing arrangements.
Responsibilities:
• Manage production cash-flows and funding; ensure flow of funds comply with legal/tax structure
• Review cost reports and weekly closing reports for accuracy
• Prepare monthly cash-flow, EFC reports and co-financing cost statements
• Provide guidance to production accountants on studio policies & procedures
• Travel to production locations, assess competency of accounting staffs and perform audits
• Identify and problem-solve process breakdowns, take initiative in streamlining and improving workflows
• Collaborate with other departments (e.g., Production, Tax, Business Affairs/Legal) with the common goal of protecting company assets and maximizing the financial outcome of our films
• Perform ad-hoc projects/analyses for studio senior management
Qualifications:
• 5 – 8 years production finance/accounting experience
• Proficiencies in PSL or Vista
• Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
• Attention to detail
• Team player
• BS in Accounting or Finance preferred
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  featurefinance2620@gmail.com

Visual Effects Accountant needed (West L.A.)

Visual Effects Accountant (based in West LA)
The ideal candidate will have previous experience in Finance/Accounting within the film industry. This full-time position will help oversee all financial aspects of a new entrepreneurial Visual Effects company based in Los Angeles.
Responsibilities:
• Process bi-weekly payroll for approximately 15-40 non-union employees.
• Create expense reports to ensure compliance with policies.
• Create vendors, raise purchase orders and ensure timely processing of invoices.
• Reconcile company credit card expenditure
• Process petty cash transactions
Qualifications:
• Minimum of 2 years of production finance/accounting experience
• Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
• Highly organized and high attention to detail
• Proficiency with Vista and/or PSL
• Team player
Required Education:
• BS in Accounting or Finance preferred

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  featurefinance2620@gmail.com

Key Production Accountant needed for TV Prodco (NYC)

KEY PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT NEEDED FOR TV PRODCO (NYC)
NYC television production company seeks an Experienced Production Accountant for several shows. The position works directly with the Director of Production Accounting to manage production costs and hold production teams accountable for actual expenses and forecasts. Will Key and handle all aspects of production finance, managing the TB’s, Cash Flows, Cost Reports, Financial Reports, to include Month End Close, Bank Reconciliations, with an oversight of petty cash, credit card reconciliation, inter-company billing, payroll and ad hoc projects as needed.
This is a long-term position, possibly leading into Staff. Staff position provides Medical, Dental, Vision and other benefits to include Flex Spending.
Looking to start someone ASAP!
Responsibilities
• Review Budget and prepare cost reports and Cash flows.
• Manage the preparation of financial forecasts and analyze monthly operating results against budget.
• Work with corporate management to maintain appropriate financial and operational controls.
• Responsible for accounts payable, invoices, purchase orders, petty cash and wire transfers.
• Responsible for bank and credit card reconciliations.
• Oversee and verify payroll
• Prepare month-end and year end reports for corporate finance headquarters
• Administer tax compliance filing including 1099’s
• Prepare insurance claims as needed.
Must possess the following:
– 5 years experience as a Key or Lead is mandatory,
– Strong knowledge of PSL, Movie Magic, and Excel is required,
– A thorough working knowledge of television production,
– Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills,
– Must be able to prioritize jobs effectively within a fast-paced environment,
– Prior experience with studio productions preferred.
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  productionaccnt411@gmail.com

Jr Production Accountant needed for Prodco (Sun Valley)

Junior Production Accountant
Emmy Award winning Production Company is seeking an extraordinary Junior Production Accountant to support Producers in maintaining project budgets.
Responsibilities:
• Creation of weekly Cost Reports for Producers and Department Heads
• Work closely with production executives and producers during the production budgeting phase, prior to green light
• Process and file purchase orders
• Coordinate and manage the use of established templates.
• Review cash flow schedules prior to studio approval.
• Work closely with Producers to ensure production legal requirements and commitments are being met.
• Closely monitor financial data and escalate areas of concern to supervisor to ensure swift financial decision-making.
• Assist in improving the production finance policies and procedures manual.
• Reconcile funding to cash actuals and resolve variances before sign-off.
• Keep track of outstanding deposits to be returned and status of tax incentives.
• Other duties and special projects as assigned by Producers and Executives
Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Film Studies.
• Must have previous experience in production accounting for feature films or television.
• Experience with show accounting for television series a plus.
• In depth knowledge and understanding of payroll processing
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Handles confidential and sensitive information and records with a high degree of discretion, diligence and good judgment.
• Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Listens effectively, transmits information accurately and understandably, and actively seeks feedback.
• Well-organized, self-directed team player. Remains open to others’ ideas, and exhibits willingness to try new things.
• Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
• Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
• Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
• Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality, presents numerical data effectively, and is able to read and interpret written information.
• Demonstrates professionalism, discretion, and good judgment
• Consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
• Strong analytical, quantitative and financial skills.
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  stopmotionjob@gmail.com

Lead Production Accountant wanted for Basic Cable Series (Portland, OR)

LEAD PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT NEEDED
– Seeking experienced Production Accountant for 12 episode Basic Cable Series shooting in Portland, OR
– Available from late March and work through mid-September 2017
– Strong single camera scripted episodic experience required
– Union position
– Must know:
*PSL3
*Cost Reports
*Daily Hot Cost Reporting
* Budgeting / Movie Magic Budgeting
* Location / Tax rebate filing experience preferred
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  egan.film@yahoo.com

Lead Production Accountant needed for Syndicated Talk/Variety Show (Burbank)

SYNDICATED TALK / VARIETY SHOW SEEKING A LEAD
PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT
MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH THE FOLLOWING:
Minimum 5 years of experience as a Lead Production Accountant
PSL 3
Cost Reports
Special Projects/Ad Hoc Reporting
Ability to manage a team of 4+
Daily Hot Costs Reporting
Budgeting
PLUSES:
SAP Experience
NOTES:
Non-union position
Production offices in Burbank
Starts immediately
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  tvresumes123@gmail.com

Estimator needed for Series (GA)

ESTIMATOR NEEDED FOR SERIES (GA)
Looking for a strong 1st Assistant Accountant or someone who recently became a Key to be the Estimator on an Episodic
project in Atlanta. The candidate needs experience with Hot Cost Reporting, episodic coding and managing
a very busy accounting department. Cross-boarding experience is a plus. This position will report to the Key Accountant.
The job starts immediately and continues through the end of May. . Non-affiliate benefits (LA or NY hires)
Please send resumes to Blee@lionsgate.com