Payroll Accountant needed for 1 hour Series (New Mexico)


PAYROLL ACCOUNTANT NEEDED FOR ONE HOUR TV SERIES (NEW MEXICO) MAY 13, 2015 Looking for a payroll accountant for a TV series starting immediately.

Payroll company is Entertainment Partners. Must have payroll experience and be fluent in Showbiz time cards, a team player and be able to take responsibility for paying and reconciling per diems and housing.
Please email resumes

2nd Assistant needed @ NBC Universal (Stamford, CT)

2nd Assistant Accountant Role Summary:
NBCUniversal’s Stamford Media Center is seeking a 2nd Assistant Accountant. This is a Run of Show position.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Process and audit all purchasing card payments
  • Input data into general ledger system
  • Follow up with staff regarding receipt discrepancies
  • Maintain and obtain approvals for pcard applications
  • Analyze receipt submissions to ensure compliance with NBCUniversal policy and procedure
  • Complete and submit vendor requests to corporate accounting for vendor setupBasic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the internet
  • Expertise in Excel
  • At least one year accounting experienceEligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, Connecticut.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice.Desired Characteristics:
  • Prior experience using VISTA accounting software
  • Prior experience in production accounting
  • Prior experience in a production role
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments under high pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work within a team environmentEMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS:

Clerk needed for Prodco (L.A.)

Full Time Accounting Clerk needed for Production Company in the Mid-Wilshire area.

Ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:

-Ability to follow detailed instructions.
-Individual must be a self-starter and have good communication skills.
-Must be able to multitask and work with various projects in different stages of completion.
– Knowledge of QuickBooks.
-Aptitude to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality agreement.
-Solid Knowledge of Production Accounting
-Accounts Payable
-Vendor Relations
-Credit Card Reconciliations
-Bank Reconciliation
-Check Cutting
-Good organizational skills, responsible for creating and maintaining vendor files.
-Accuracy with data entry.

This is a full time position.
Start Date is Immediate

$15-$20 hour DOE

Please submit resume and cover letter to

Production Finance Analyst needed (Century City)

Production Finance Analyst (Century City)

Sonar Entertainment, Inc. is a television production and distribution company that creates high quality television series, movies, and miniseries for audiences all over the world. The business culture is vibrant, creative, and forward-looking. We value excellence, honesty, collaboration and growth. Sonar is currently looking for a temporary Production Finance Analyst to join its dynamic team in Los Angeles.

This position services Sonar development and original productions. This position will work closely with the Director of Production Finance to assist in processing project/contractual payments, production accounting system set-up, production funding, payroll guild compliance, and bill back of studio costs. The position requires a self-directed and motivated individual that can interact well with others including upper management. Ability to work and adapt in an environment in which production finance support needs will change over time within a growing production slate.
– Provide high level support to the Director of Production Finance in functions of cash management and audits.
– Assist in production set up
– Manage cash disbursements. Process all wire transfers and payments related to all projects that are acquired, in development and production which includes (but not limited to):
o Review and validate contractual payment(s)
o Obtain proper approvals
o Coordinate necessary paperwork according to payment or payroll: W-9, Payroll start forms, W-8(E) BEN, payroll time cards
– Track wire transfers and payments in project trackers.
– Coordinate and process talent payments with payroll company paymaster (must be knowledgeable of union payroll rules for caps and rates)
– Invoice studio partners or productions for studio cost bill-backs such as reimbursement of development costs, production breakages, tax credit qualification
– Reconcile production trial balance to corporate general ledger
– Review cost reports, trial balance and track consolidated findings
– Attend to payment inquiries by internal and external clients
– Partner with the Finance group to implement best practices and efficiencies.
– Provide production finance support functions such as bank and studio cost reconciliations
– Assist in authoring production finance department manual of policies and procedures
– Prepare ad-hoc analysis as needed
– Enforce efficient work flows and proper financial controls
– Evaluate and implement efficiencies and best practices to improve operations and process of the department

– Ideal candidate has: 5+ years TV series experience as 1st Assistant Accountant or in Production Finance at major studio or production company.
– Experience in processing union payroll and knowledge in guild rules: WGA, DGA, SAG/AFTRA
– Scripted television budgeting skills and extensive knowledge of Movie Magic Budgeting software.
– Strong contract interpretation skills.
– Experience in entertainment guild and participant audits, including license fees, cast breakage, labor escalations, and unscripted projects a plus.
– Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance preferred, but any 4 year degree can be considered.
– Knowledge/experience with entertainment accounting software such as Vista and PSL. Other software skills: Excel, Word, MS Outlook

Management has the right to add or change duties and job requirements at any time.
Sonar Entertainment, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider for employment qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran’s status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.