Category Archives: Payroll Accountant

Payroll Accountant needed for 1 hour Cable Series (Richmond VA)

Payroll Accountant Needed: Richmond, VA
Seeking a Payroll Accountant for 1 hr Cable Series in Richmond, VA. Distant hires considered. Travel, Living, and Benefits.
Seeking someone with large episodic series experience, ASA contract knowledge, and “Showbiz” proficiency.
Position starts beginning of August and wraps March 2018.
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  RichmondSeries@gmail.com

Payroll Accountant needed (West Hollywood)

Production Payroll Accountant
Confidential West Hollywood, CA US
Full Time Job
– Immediate need (position to starts ASAP)
– Perform all tasks related with the preparation, processing, and completion of time-sensitive payroll
– Ability to understand federal and state wage and hour laws and union contracts so that the payroll is process accurately and ensures good service to our clients.
– Enters and manages all assigned client payrolls into shared Google Docs calendar under its due date.
– Communicates with clients in a timely manner regarding payroll questions while preparing and processing payroll.
– Performs quality check on payrolls to ensure they were entered correctly according to their specific client protocols (this may include deductions, manually calculated handling fees, and tax adjustments).
– Ensures that payrolls are approved on time and by assigned due date.
– Processes adjustments to rectify incorrectly paid employees, amongst other reasons.
– Responsible for protecting the business and our clients by keeping information confidential and secure.
– Will be able to successfully complete any responsibility of the Data Entry Clerk, the Payroll Clerk and the Payroll Processing Associate.
Requirements:
– At least 3 years of experience in payroll processing or payroll accounting preferably in the Entertainment Production industry.
– Ability to work effectively with a team
– Ability to meeting strict deadlines
– Strong working knowledge of PC and MAC systems, not limited to Microsoft Office
– Quick learning ability and deep understanding of technical products/systems
– Ability to develop strong working relationships and ability to work with personnel from all levels of organization

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  carmen@funnyordie.com

Payroll Accountant needed (L.A. Locals)

STRONG PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT (Locals Only)
We need a strong Payroll Accountant for a episodic union series that goes through early next year. Must be union or willing to join. Episodic experience and Showbiz Timecards experience strongly preferred. We shoot on a studio lot and are a busy cheerful office. Competitive salary. Please send your resume and 3 current references! We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible.
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  resumes2015@sbcglobal.net

In-House Payroll Coordinator/Paymaster needed at ABS Payroll (Burbank)

ABS Payroll in Burbank CA, is looking to hire an in-house payroll coordinator/paymaster.
Apply to join one of the most reputable payroll companies in the entertainment industry. We service independent productions in the $250k-$1M Budget ranges.
What we would like to see:
– Experience in Payroll Processing/computation or in the entertainment field.
– Production Accounting experience or understanding is great, but not required.
– Be able to interpret Union Contracts, or willing to learn.
– Ability to manage multiple client accounts & tasks under pressure
– Strong customer service traits
– High school Education (minimum)
About the position:
Works directly with clients to process film payroll by communicating payroll procedures and legal requirements to clients, gathering the necessary and proper documentation to process payroll, calculating time reports, inputting payroll documentation and time reports into the company accounting system, sending payroll checks/payments, and managing client billing and special requests.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and other duties as assigned.
Communicates the payroll process and necessary regulations to clients, conveying requirements and policies that apply to their involvement in the process and establishing the minimum expectations of the service.
Collects from client, payroll documents such as forms W4, I9, and/or W9, union contracts, escrow agreements and proof of advance payments, direct deposit forms, various time reports, and all other documents required by law and/or company policy.
Routinely reviews and analyzes all new hire paperwork for legal compliance, policy compliance, and complete execution.
Inputs necessary documentation into the accounting system/payroll software with special attention and care to names, addresses, talent authorizations, Coogan account forms, and W4 information.
Calculates timecards, SAG/AFTRA Exhibit G’s, background talent vouchers, and other union specialized time reports with complete adherence to federal, state, local, and union labor laws/regulations.
Must regularly check work for accuracy and maintain a 95% average accuracy rate for work that will be randomly and periodically audited by a supervisor or other member of the management team. Items of work that may be audited, but are not limited to this list, are calculated timecards, address rosters, and client invoices.
At all times maintains a roster of each project’s employees, their rates of pay, guarantees, special pay items, and all other information necessary to meet client needs and requests and ensure that payroll is processed accurately.
Provides timely payroll edits to clients and, as needed, explains/discusses the edits with clients to optimize client understanding and communication.
Prepares and sends payroll checks according to client needs, with ultimate deference to legal parameters and union requirements pertaining to the disposition and timeliness of payroll checks.
Interprets client agreements to ensure proper billing of all contracted services, adherence to company billing policies and practices, and special services outside the scope of usual payroll production.
Maintains the necessary cash flow in client accounts, communicating low balances or potentially low balances in a timely fashion and providing all reports necessary to facilitate additional payments needed.
Provides standard, as well as special reports, to clients weekly, and upon supervisor approved requests, respectively.
Initiates replacement payroll check requests, final cast list generation, and special production accounting reports according to prior agreements or new requests as needed and approved by a supervisor.
Presents all weekly invoicing/billing reports to fellow Payroll Coordinators for review, checks and reviews the same invoice/billing reports for fellow Payroll Coordinators, and submits all completed reports the supervisor by no later than end of day Friday every week.
Thank you, we look forward to hearing from you,
ABS Payroll & Production Accounting Services

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  kris@abspayroll.net

Payroll Accountant/1st Assistant needed (Las Vegas Local)

PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT/1ST ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT
JOB LOCATION: LAS VEGAS, NV (Must be Nevada Local)
Looking for strong assistant accountant for a non-union feature project from July 17 – Aug 24.
Responsibilities:
• Managing weekly payroll processing (electronic time card submission, calculating OT, checking completeness of payroll start forms and enforcing deadlines)
• Entering invoices and issuing checks
• Auditing and entering expense reports for Petty Cash and PCard statements
• Setting up and maintaining vendors files, expense reports and employees files
Requirements:
• Film / TV production experience with Nevada
• Experience with Production Accounting Software a plus (Entertainment Partners Smart Accounting)
• Excellent organizational and analytical skills with a strong attention to detail
• Ability to process a large volume of paperwork, prioritize, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines
• Good Knowledge of MS Office package (Excel, Word, Outlook)

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  hr@dxaccounting.com

Payroll Accountant/1st Assistant needed (Brooklyn)

PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT/1ST ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT
JOB LOCATION: BROOKLYN, NY
Responsibilities:
• Managing bi-weekly payroll processing (electronic time card submission, calculating OT, checking completeness of payroll start forms and enforcing deadlines)
• Entering invoices and issuing checks
• Managing petty cash floats distribution and PCard deposits
• Auditing and entering expense reports for Petty Cash and PCard statements
• Setting up and maintaining vendors files, expense reports and employees files
• Reconciling bank accounts on a monthly basis
• Assisting Line Producers with re-coding of actuals and updating ETC for production cost reports.
• Assisting Director of Finance as needed
Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Excellent organizational and analytical skills with a strong attention to detail
• Ability to process a large volume of paperwork, prioritize, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines
• TV production experience in multiple episodic series, simultaneously in production, a plus
• Good Knowledge of MS Office package (Excel, Word, Outlook)
• Experience with Production Accounting Software a plus (Media Services Mediaweb, Entertainment Party Vista, Cast & Crew PSL)
Compensation: depending on experience
Permanent position
Full benefits
Great potential for growth in a young, vital and fun TV production company
EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  jacopo_9@hotmail.com