Category Archives: Accountant

FIELD ACCOUNTANT AND ACCOUNTING CLERK (LOCALS ARE WELCOME TO APPLY) NEEDED FOR REALITY SERIES (PREP IN L.A. AREA, SHOOT IN LOUISIANA)

Looking for a Field Accountant and Clerk to start at the end of May working through the end of July.
Both positions require Global Vista experience. This is a Union (IATSE, DGA, SAG) production.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
*Work Closely/Communicate effectively w/Line Producer & Staff
*Production Payroll
*Accounts Payable
*Purchase Order Input
*Cashet & Credit Card Reconciliations
*Journal Entries
*Maintain all accounting files
*Have a Good Working Knowledge of Cost Reporting/Analysis
*Drive and Focus on all aspects of accounting
Basic Requirements:
*Strong Global Vista Experience
*Strong MS Excel Experience
*Strong Accounting Knowledge
*Minimum of 4 years Experience in (Field Accountant)
*MS Office Experience
Submit resumes with references.
Subject line should read: “Field Accountant” or “Accounting Clerk” and “Your Name”
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  share@lighthearted.com

Production Accountant needed for busy Prodco (L.A.)

Production Accountant needed for busy Production Company located in Downtown Los Angeles
This is a non-union, full-time position which will start immediately.
Candidate must have experience in the following:
MediaWeb, Showbiz Crew Time Cards or Lightspeed, Excel & Quickbooks Enterprise Solutions.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Accounts payable
• PO entry
• Audit/Entry of petty cash envelopes
• Check processing for multiple productions
• Assist with payroll as needed
• Reconciliation of Corporate American Express, Visa and P-Cards
• Journal entries
• Bank reconciliations
• Trial Balance and GL monitoring
• Weekly cost reports & ETC adjustments
• Weekly closing of periods
• Year-end processing of 1099’s
The ideal candidate should possess a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles. Prior experience with foreign currencies and accounting for loss/gain in exchange rates is a plus. Individual must be a team player, organized and able to prioritize duties. Must exhibit strong attention to detail and able to handle multiple productions simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
If interested, please send resume via email along with a list of references.

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS realtvprodacct@gmail.com

POST PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT (IN-HOUSE) NEEDED FOR NETWORK (NY)

Freelance Non-Union Post Prod Accountant (in-house) needed for Network (NY)

Primary duties to cover all aspects of production accounting including:

  • Responsible for various projects to close / finalize
    • Prod Payroll for union and non-union
    • Accounts Payable
    • P-Card Reconciliation
    • Purchase Orders
    • Cost Reporting
    • Bank Reconciliation
    • Assist with budget review for accuracy
    • Journal Entries
    • Reconcile Vista to Corp accounting
    system (SAP)
    • Assist with tax incentives/credits audits
    • Assist with special projects and reports
    • Manage accounting files
    • SAP experience helpful

Must be highly organized and possesses strong analytical skills. Working knowledge of Global Vista, Movie Magic Budgeting and Microsoft Office applications.

Email for Submissions:  prodfin2017@gmail.com

Staff Accountant needed for Entertainment Co (L.A.)

Staff Accountant
Full Time
Rapidly growing entertainment company based in downtown Los Angeles is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to assist VP of Finance with the general accounting operations. Responsibilities will include supporting all facets of the corporate accounting function, including reconciling account balances and bank statements, general ledger maintenance, A/P, A/R and assist in the monthly close process. The ideal candidate should possess thorough knowledge of accounting principles, the ability to analyze financial data, multitasking skills, knowledge in preparing consolidated financials and be able to work in a fast paced environment.
Responsibilities:
Day to Day entry of all A/P, A/R, journal entries including verifying accuracy in coding
Preparation of Bank Reconciliations
Weekly integration of production expenses into Quickbooks
Assist in the monthly fast close process and consolidating financials
Assist in the monthly reconciliation of all corporate and production credit card accounts
Maintain all corporate accounting files
Maintain Fixed Asset and related Depreciation Schedules
Process yearly 1099’s
Perform other accounting tasks as may be required from time to time
Skills and Abilities:
Bachelors Degree in Accounting is preferred
Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel
Skilled in Microsoft Word with good writing and verbal skills
Excellent communication skills
Minimum of 2 years corporate accounting experience
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  realtvprodacct@gmail.com

Production Accountant/Bookkeeper needed for Music Co (NY)

ONGOING FREELANCE OFFICE PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT/BOOKKEEPER FOR MUSIC COMPANY – (NEW YORK)
PAID-ONGOING- Freelance Accounting/Bookkeeping. Starting w/ 2 days week at one company and expanding to additional days as desired. Must have knowledge of QB and other proprietary accounting programs preferred. The Position will include being responsible for assisting in the day to day accounting/bookkeeping operations. The ideal candidate is a team player, with excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic. While freelance, each position is on a per diem basis. long… term. 1st assignment starts ASAP 2 days a week with no end date. The right candidate is NYC local, non-union and
–Should be a self-starter with extreme attention to detail, excellent follow-through, and a willingness to learn.
–Should be well-organized and be able to multi-task and meet deadlines.
–Should have skills in Excel and knowledgeable in other basic computer programs.
Please send resume and availability to RNEProdAcct@gmail.com

Lead Production Accountant needed for New Media Series (L.A. area)

Looking for a strong, experienced Lead Production Accountant needed for a new media series
Availability; mid May thru mid August
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Familiar with new media agreement with unions: IATSE, DGA, and SAG (Payroll)
• Accounts Payable – quick turnaround
• Purchase Orders
• Weekly Cost Reporting & actualizing ETC’s
• Hot Costs
• Reconciling Cashet
• Petty Cash Expense reconciliation
• Journal entries
• Bank Reconciliations
• Excellent communication skills with Line Producer / Production Staff
• Ability to solve problems, detailed oriented, must be a self starter, and motivated
• Adapt to Corporate Procedures
Basic Requirements:
* Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Entertainment Industry as a production accountant
* Accounting Software Proficiency Required: EASE, Timetrax and notably knowledgeable in MS Office
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  atvprodacct@gmail.com

Production Accountant needed for Feature (Burbank/Northern California)

Production Accountant needed for Feature Film
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
*Production Payroll
*Accounts Payable
*PO input
*Cost reporting & EFC analysis
*Credit Card, Bank and Petty Cash Expense reconciliation
*Journal entries
*Maintain filing and keep records of all financial documents
*Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
*Actively seeks feedback and follow-through
*Exhibits a high level of initiative and drive
Basic Requirements:
* Must be willing to travel to Northern California for film scheduled to start mid-May
* Must have working knowledge of Media Web, EASE & Showbiz Time Cards
* Must have a strong accounting background
* Minimum 3 years’ experience in the Entertainment Industry
* Accounting Software Proficiency Required: Media Web, EASE, Showbiz Time cards, Quick Books, Excel and Word.

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  prodfilm2016@gmail.com