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Production Finance Coordinator needed for Junior Exec Training at Netflix (Los Angeles)

Production Finance Coordinator – Junior Executive Training (JET) Program
Los Angeles, California
Netflix is looking to develop the industry’s next generation of Production Finance Coordinators who will reside within the company’s originals team in Hollywood, California. To that end, we’ve built our first Junior Executive Training Program (JET). This is an entry-level production finance position with rotations through our in-house production headquarters as well as on-set of our original productions. For half of the year, JET coordinators will support, from our office on Sunset, Netflix Production Finance Executives and Production Finance Associates. The other half of the year you’ll be on set of a Netflix Original production, working as a member of the production accounting team. Coordinators will be assigned to a specific content group including Series, Features, Documentaries, Stand-Up, Talk Shows, and Unscripted productions. Exceptional Coordinators will have the opportunity to develop into Production Finance Associates. This is a three-year rotational program composed of hands-on work, educational seminars, and mentorship. Our next JET class is scheduled to begin January 2018.
Primary Responsibilities:
-Immersive and comprehensive training in Production Finance and Production Accounting while supporting the Production Finance Team.
-Partner with Production Finance associate to manage studio paid costs, bank reconciliations, show fundings, accounts payable and relationship management with outside production accounting teams.
Requirements:
-Candidates are required to be highly analytical and be strong and effective communicators. He/she must thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, focus on generating results and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics. Candidate must be self-motivated, disciplined, highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks.
-High aptitude and enthusiasm for complex problem solving and analysis utilizing financial applications, including great Excel skills.
-Very strong written communication skills and experience in facilitating and presenting analyses.
-Entertainment industry interest required.
-Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required (Finance, Accounting or Film encouraged but not required).
-Minimum of three years of work experience post degree.
-Must be willing to travel to location for several months at a time.
To learn more and apply: http://jobs.netflix.com/jobs/864585

Specialist, Production Finance needed at UTV (Universal City)

Job Number: 37087BR

Job Title: Specialist, Production Finance

Business Segment: NBC Entertainment

Sub-Business: NBC Ent Finance

Posting Category: Finance

City: Universal City

Responsibilities
Job Purpose:
Universal Television Studios is hiring a Specialist, Production Finance to join our growing UTV studio team. We strive for the best and brightest talent to bring innovation, change and leadership in the rapidly changing landscape of television production. A successful Specialist, Production Finance is a subject matter expert in A/P, Wire and Tax compliance, but is also capable in partnering cross-functionally. The successful candidate will oversee the department’s automated vendor management system, which includes organizational oversight of vendor creation and support of the studio’s production finance operations S/he will also be responsible for processing outgoing studio wires, along with administering all yearly A/P tax activities.

Essential Responsibilities:
Oversee and manage the VMS (vendor management system) and provide training and support to the productions.

Process all production wire requests and communicate status to the PFA/Coordinator

Consolidate the quarterly 592B’s from production and provide a single template and check to the tax department for filing

Work with the internal tax team to provide the yearly 1099 files to corporate

Handle all 1099 requests for adjustments and corrections, updating in VISTA/PSL as well

Process and report all B-notice activity to tax department

Manage the copyright filing fees and allocation to productions

Respond timely to all tax requests for information on State and Federal levies

Work closely with internal IT department to update, drive change and manage inflow of wire and VMS requests

Responsible for maintaining desk top manual on all procedures

Provide analysis and research as needed

Provide tax and vendor support to the productions

Assist finance operations team with quarter close

Partner with business stakeholders to implement updated tax and payment requirements

Review, analyze and respond to payment inquiries, wire tracking and failures

Will provide coverage and support to Accounts Payable Coordinator when on vacation for daily check runs, cancel/reissues and daily bank exceptions

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
At least 2 years of experience in vendor management, accounts payables and/or tax reporting

Bachelor’s degree in related field

Eligibility Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered.

Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice.

Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

Must have work authorization to work in the United States.

Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

Desired Characteristics:
Excellent technical and analytical skills

Able to maintain a high level of accuracy when entering financial information

Previous work experience in a vendor management and tax reporting

Experience with ERP systems such as SAP, Vista; V5

Advanced Excel skills

Advanced PowerPoint skills, including ability to “tell a story” using PowerPoint

Possess the confidence, presence, and communication skills to interact and present to senior management and high level executives

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational and project management skills

Ability to deliver on multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines, and be effective and decisive under pressure

Adaptability and flexibility to work well in a fast-paced, results-oriented and rapidly changing environment

Team player with interpersonal ability to work with others and collaborate to achieve goals

Able to build strong working partnerships along with the ability to listen, understand and influence

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Staff Accountant needed at Entertainment Co (Los Angeles West Side)

Entertainment company located on the west side is seeking to fill a non-union, full time accounting position. Ideal candidate must have 1st assistant production accounting experience or a 2nd assistant ready to move up. This is a fast paced office which is involved in multiple projects.
Knowledge of PSL, Global Vista and Showbiz Timecards.
This is a non-union position which includes medical benefits.

Please submit resumes with wage requirements and references to prodaccteam@gmail.com