Category Archives: Los Angeles

Freelance Production Finance Analyst needed at Animation Network (Burbank)

Freelance Production Finance Analyst (Burbank)
Animation network is seeking a Freelance Production Finance Analyst to start asap through January 2018 with possible extension. Responsibilities include various finance functions such as cost reporting, process weekly non-union and union payroll, preparing monthly cash flows, support monthly / quarterly close including prepping accruals, journal entries, general ledger analysis and research as needed. Individual must exhibit strong attention to detail, handle multiple projects simultaneously, highly organized, prioritize and manage time / projects accordingly and meet deadlines. Experience with SAP a plus. Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills preferred. Familiar with Local 839 IATSE Agreement related to animation guild contracts.
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  pickmyresume2017@gmail.com

Assistant Accountant needed for Reality Project (Hollywood)

SEEKING EXPERIENCED ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT to join our reality production accounting team in Hollywood. The ideal candidate is a versatile and a highly-detailed self-starter with a positive attitude, experienced in fast-paced environments, and able to hit the ground running. Must be extremely organized, process-oriented, and able to communicate effectively.
RESPONSIBILITIES will primarily be handling payroll for multiple projects. Other related tasks as assigned may include reconciliation of P.O.’s/AP and monthly credit card statements.
REQUIREMENTS:
• Prior experience in tv/film accounting helpful.
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  acctfinder007@gmail.com

Asst Production Accountant needed at TV Prodco (Culver City)

We are a TV production company based in Culver City, California. Founded in 2016, we develop and produces a wide range of television, film, documentary, and interactive mobile content.
We are looking for an Assistant Production Accountant to join our team. This role requires the ability to handle multiple projects and have excellent written, communication, and time management skills. This is a freelance position based in Culver City, CA.
Responsibilities
Review and process electronic timecards, collaborating with our payroll company to address any issues
Process accounts payable on multiple projects
Communicate professionally with staff and vendors about payments
Reconcile, code, and enter all credits card and petty cash transactions
Ability to work in fast paced environment under tight deadlines
Help to prepare 1099s
Complete all other accounting and reporting projects as necessary
Qualifications
Knowledge of accounting best practices
Minimum one year experience in relevant entertainment environment
Experience processing production payroll and using production accounting software
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Excel
Must be very organized and able to juggle several projects at a time.
Can work positively and collaboratively with internal staff
Grace under pressure, great people skills, high integrity
Great organizational skills

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  ipcfinance2017@gmail.com

Production finance coordinator needed at skydance tv (L.A.)

SUMMARY
Skydance Television (located in Los Angeles) is seeking a Production Finance Coordinator to assist the VP of Production Finance and Executive Director of Production Finance with various finance and accounting functions, including cost reporting, cash flow preparation and ad hoc analyses.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Act as Prep/Wrap/Writer’s Room Accountant for multiple productions (process payroll, accounts payable, journal entries, cost reporting, bank reconciliations, etc)
• Facilitate software request for show Accountants
• Assist VP with the preparation of historical episodic analyses
• Perform trend analyses on ATL and BTL spend across various productions
• Assist with new bank account set-up/changes/closures
• Maintain Policies & Procedures Manual
• Prepare ATL pay schedules
• Coordinate weekly funding requests for all shows
• Assist with tracking of domestic and international tax incentives
• Assist with internal and external show audits
• Ad hoc analyses, as required
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting
• Minimum 3 years production accounting, film/TV finance experience
• Keen attention to detail, desire for accuracy and sense of urgency
• Ability to multitask while maintaining organization
• Peripheral knowledge of industry union and guild rates and regulations
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Positive attitude and strong work ethic
• Ability to problem solve complex and timely production issues
• Basic familiarity with all levels of talent contracts
• Working knowledge of state and federal labor laws
• Working knowledge of Industry Production Accounting software PSL, Vista, Ease, etc.
• Advanced Excel skills
COMPANY OVERVIEW
Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, and interactive platforms. Its feature films include LIFE, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Star Trek Beyond, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Terminator Genisys, World War Z, Star Trek Into Darkness, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Jack Reacher, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, and True Grit and Baywatch (May 2017). In 2017 Skydance formed an animation division to develop and produce a slate of high-end animated feature films and television series in partnership with Spain’s Ilion Animation Studios. Skydance Television launched in 2013. Its current slate includes Emmy-nominated Grace and Frankie on Netflix, Altered Carbon on Netflix, Jack Ryan on Amazon, Condor on AT&T Audience Network, Ten Days in the Valley on ABC, and Dietland on AMC. Skydance Interactive launched in 2016 to create and publish original and IP-based virtual reality experiences and video games. In 2017, Skydance Interactive will debut Archangel – its first original title – in July.
Submit resumes to info.finance@skydance.com

FINANCE COORDINATOR NEEDED BY TV PRODCO (SANTA MONICA)

Television production company located in Santa Monica seeks a production finance coordinator.
Primary duties to support the department in all aspects of production accounting including:
• A/P data entry
• PO input
• Journal entries
• P-card reconciliation and entry
• Petty Cash entry & posting
• Maintain filing and keep records of all financial documents
• Additional help on departmental tasks as needed
Requirements
• Able to multi-task and take instruction as well as be a self starter
• Familiarity with basic bookkeeping skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Excel, Word and Outlook
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  prodacctfind@gmail.com

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