Category Archives: Payroll Accountant

Payroll Accountant needed for 1 hour Drama Series (L.A.)

Payroll Accountant needed – Los Angeles
Looking for an experienced payroll accountant for a high volume 1 hour drama series starting in May. Must have episodic television experience with processing DGA, IATSE, SAG and Teamsters. Showbiz experience required, tax credit experience a plus. Must be detail-oriented, responsible, punctual, have a can-do work attitude. Salary DOE.

Please email resume w/references and salary requirements to with Payroll in subject line.

Temp Payroll Accountant needed for TV Prodco (Culver City)

Busy Television Production Company in Culver City seeks a temporary (3-5 months possibly longer) payroll accountant with proficiency in IA payroll, someone with a great attitude, proven efficiency and dedication during an especially busy time. We have several shows going at the moment. We have a relaxed, friendly corporate environment. Non-union. Must have complete facility with Classic Vista, we will not train. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume, salary requirements and list of references to

Please put Production Accounting in the subject line.

Assistant Payroll Accountant needed at TV Prodco (NYC)

Busy NYC television production company seeks a Non-Union Assistant Payroll Accountant to join our team for various projects. Strong knowledge of Ease, VPO, and Excel required. Must possess a thorough working knowledge of television production, strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills, and must be able to prioritize jobs effectively within a fast-paced environment.
The applicant should have a minimum of three years’ experience as an assistant and/or payroll accountant. A degree in accountancy or vocational qualifications in accounting would be a plus. The position is non-union and does not require processing union payroll.
Assistant Payroll Accountant:
•.Review and process all cast/crew start paperwork and submit to EP
• Gross timecards and verify with line producers and EIC
• HR duties- track all employee benefits, ensure that the company policies and procedures are provided and explained to all new employees
Non-payroll duties may include
• Handle distribution and reconciliation of petty cash
• Review and maintain crew purchase cards
• Maintain all production filing.
• Assist with credit card reconciliations
• Assist with preparation of 1099’s
Necessary Skills
• Working knowledge of production accounting software, and/or other general accounting software.
• Highly organized, and must be able to work independently within a fast paced environment
• Must be able to maintain effective working relationships and possess excellent communication skills
Preferred Skills:
• Strong knowledge of Ease and VPO
• Prior experience with health insurance and commuter benefits
• Proficiency in Excel

Payroll Accountant needed for new Fox show (L.A.)

Need a union payroll accountant for a new FOX game show shooting at CBS Television City. The job will be for 6 weeks during the dates May 1st – June 10th.
Must have experience with DGA, IATSE and AFTRA payroll processing. Candidate must be able to handle heavy volume while maintaining accuracy and be a self starter who does not require much hand holding.
Please send resumes to

Payroll Accountant, 2nd Assistant, Clerks needed for Series (Atlanta)

Accounting Staff for Series (Atlanta, GA)
Looking for the following positions to start within the next 2-4wks running thru the end of October/early November. All
positions require episodic experience. Non-Affiliate benefits
for (LA-NY hires).

Payroll Accountant: Experience with all union contracts. Showbiz time cards strongly preferred.
*Prefer Atlanta local but will consider distant hire

2nd Assistant Accountant: Must have experience with Cashet P-cards, Petty Cash and A/P.
*Atlanta locals only

A/P and Payroll Clerk positions are also needed. Previous episodic experience.
*Atlanta locals only

Accounting software will be either Global Vista or Ease/Smart Accounting.
Submit resumes with references and salary requirements to:
Subject line should contain position you are submitting for and your name.