Category Archives: Studio / Finance

1st Assistant needed for Prodco (New York)

1st Assistant Accountant (non-union) – New York, NY
Looking for a proactive multi-tasking 1st Assistant Accountant for a production company in Manhattan. Needs to be able to process payroll, oversee AP, PC and P-Card entries and help manage 2nd Assistant Accountant. Should have experience with Cast & Crew payroll and PSL3. Please submit resume with email description of why you’d be the best fit for the job. We’re a fun team and looking to hire a new family member as soon as possible.

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS prodacctgisfun@gmail.com

Associate, Production Finance needed at Netflix (Hollywood)

NETFLIX
Associate, Production Finance – Comedy

This Production Finance Associate position will be based in our Hollywood office and will support Netflix Production Finance Executives and coordinate with our partner production services companies. This role will be a part of the Documentaries, Comedy, and Unscripted team with a primary focus on Comedy.
Primary responsibilities:
-Work closely and collaboratively with numerous other Netflix teams including production, business affairs, post production, creative, and corporate accounting.
-Collaboration with production services companies, Production Accountants, and Producers
-Process show fundings and talent payments in accordance with deals and schedules
-Track show fundings and schedules and update cash forecasts accordingly
-Track budget drafts and notes
-Ensure production cost reports are submitted timely
-Map budgets to Netflix chart of accounts, update to internal Netflix production database
-Onboard production services company accounting teams to Netflix policies and procedures
-Update show related information in Netflix systems
-Assist with auditing select production accounts payable, journal entry, and payroll records
-Ad hoc projects and analysis as needed
Qualifications:
-Must possess a high level of intellectual curiosity with a focus on generating results
-Must thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment
Must be self-motivated, disciplined, highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks
-Must exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Strong excel or google sheets skills
-An Assistant Production Accounting background is ideal.
-A degree in accounting or finance is preferred.

EMAIL OR LINK FOR SUBMISSIONS
http://jobs.netflix.com/jobs/associate-production-finance-comedy

Production Finance Associate needed at Netflix for Unscripted & Documentary (Hollywood)

NETFLIX
Production Finance Associate – Unscripted & Documentary

This Production Finance Associate position will be based in our Hollywood office and will support Netflix Production Finance Executives and coordinate with our partner production services companies. This role will be a part of the Documentaries, Comedy, and Unscripted team.
Primary responsibilities:
-Work closely and collaboratively with numerous other Netflix teams including production, business affairs, post production, creative, and corporate accounting.
-Collaboration with production services companies, Production Accountants, and Producers
-Process show fundings and talent payments in accordance with deals and schedules
-Track show fundings and schedules and update cash forecasts accordingly
-Track budget drafts and notes
-Ensure production cost reports are submitted timely
-Map budgets to Netflix chart of accounts, update to internal Netflix production database
-Onboard production services company accounting teams to Netflix policies and procedures
-Update show related information in Netflix systems
-Assist with auditing select production accounts payable, journal entry, and payroll records
-Ad hoc projects and analysis as needed
Qualifications:
-Must possess a high level of intellectual curiosity with a focus on generating results
-Must thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment
-Must be self-motivated, disciplined, highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks
-Must exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Strong excel or google sheets skills
-An Assistant Production Accounting background is ideal
-A degree in accounting or finance is preferred

EMAIL OR LINK FOR SUBMISSIONS
http://jobs.netflix.com/jobs/production-finance-associate-unscripted-and-documentary

Assistant Business Management Account Exec needed at Accounting Firm (Encino)

Assist. Business Management Account Exec. Encino Accounting Firm
We are a business management, post production accounting, auditing, tax preparation Accounting firm Encino. We are seeking a candidate with business management, post production accounting experience who can handle multiple clients, who is computer savvy, very organized, has good energy and great follow up skills. Great opportunity to learn many facets of business management and production accounting and grow within the firm. In House staff position with benefits in relaxed and professional atmosphere.
Requirements include, but are not limited to:
* Business Management Accounting software experience, Datafaction, Quickbooks, EP, Smart Accounting, Vista, Cast and Crew, etc.
* Superb communication skills both verbal and written
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office
* Prior production accounting experience
Tasks and responsibilities will include:
* Financial Reports, budgets, Cost reports, Invoices, Purchase Order and other data entry
*Handling of the full accounts payable cycle
* Preparation of journal entries
* Bank reconciliations
* Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
* Maintain vendor files

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS joelrcbaral@gmail.com

Production Finance Analyst Accountant (Prep/Wrap) needed at Independent TV Studio (West Hollywood)

Analyst, Prep / Wrap Accountant
Responsibilities:
This analyst position is directly involved with the prep/wrap and audits of television productions primarily shot abroad. The scope of the position ranges from actively working with the location accounting team, corporate finance, the Director of Production Finance through to finalizing costs, working on different types of audits and supervising preparation for document scanning and corporate records. This position requires a detail-oriented person with strong administrative and communication skills.
The responsibilities include:
* Analyze, research and ad hoc projects
* Pursue outstanding trial balance, location facility and vendor issues.
*Review and reconcile final actual costs with the budgets, previous reporting and notes.
* Address bank reconciliations and related banking actions.
* Assist location accounting teams with prep/wrap policies and procedures.
* Work on tax credit, insurance, network and guild audits to completion.
*Manage work flow and adapt to ever-changing urgencies.
Experience in Ent. Partners Vista, Excel accounting software required.
1 year of production accounting experience or an accounting degree necessary.

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS productionfinance3@gmail.com

Production Accountant needed for Series (New York)

Looking for a very strong production accountant who is ready to step up and help run our 5-episode series order. You’ll be wrangling paperwork, receipts, checking time cards, running cost reports, entering data and managing all admin responsibilities AP, PR, Cashet, etc. for our video production crews.
Qualifications
Must have rock solid EP/Ease/Smart Accounting, Cashet, and advanced Excel.
Must really know how to process non-union and union payroll and check edits.
Minimum of 3 years Production Accounting experience with some network/studio level projects under your belt.
Must have that, “Let’s get this done!” positive attitude with the work ethic to back it up!

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS kelleyrh@gmail.com

Director, Production Accounting & Production Accountant needed (Playa Vista)

Director, Production Accounting and Production Accountant needed for the in-house production company of an award-winning advertising agency. The agency’s clients include Apple, Starbucks, eBay, adidas, Instagram, IKEA, and many more.
Perks: onsite doggy-daycare, collaborative environment, benefits, competitive compensation.
Job type: Full time, permanent positions
Location: Playa Vista

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS kari@conexusrecruiting.com

Production Finance Lead needed at DreamWorks Animation (Glendale)

DreamWorks Animation has an immediate opening for a Production Finance Lead. We are searching for someone who has Project/Production based accounting experience (Animation experience preferred), is strong in Excel, and has experience with Vista. Apply online now!

EMAIL OR LINK FOR SUBMISSIONS
https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25354&siteid=5108&areq=37922br

Lead Production Accountant needed at 495 Productions (Burbank)

Lead Production Accountant, 495 Productions
• Oversee the day-to-day accounting across multiple reality/unscripted shows in development and production
o Set Up New Employees & New Vendors for payment
o Processing Payroll and A/P Vendor Invoices
o Liaison to Entertainment Partners/payroll company
o Reconciling PO’s, Petty Cash, Credit Card & Bank Statements
o Experience with online time cards and union/guild agreements and rules a plus
• In depth experience with EP Smart Accounting software (or equivalent) is a must, and a working knowledge of MMB is preferred
• Weekly Cost Reporting and Updating of Expected Costs
• Creating/Managing Cash Flow & Pay Schedules for Series
• Submit Billing Invoice Requests
• Finalize all Financial Records/Reports (Bible Runs, Trial Balances, Cost Reports, etc.) as required by networks
• Familiar with production tax incentive process
• Ensure all production, finance and legal compliance is met for all applicable payments
• Proficiency with Excel
• Pragmatic, organized and attention to detail
• Ability to handle multiple projects
• This is a freelance position that has potential to be full-time

EMAIL OR LINK FOR SUBMISSIONS
jobs@fremantlemedia.com

Analyst, Wrap Accounting needed at Fox (Culver City)

ANALYST, WRAP ACCT (STUDIO)
Culver City, CA
Analyst, Wrap Accounting
Responsibilities:
This analyst position is directly involved with the wrap of television productions primarily shot out of state and abroad. The scope of the position ranges from actively working with the location accounting team, the show’s analyst, the finance executive and manager through to finalizing costs, working on different types of audits and supervising preparation for document scanning and corporate records. This position requires a detail-oriented person with strong administrative and communication skills. The responsibilities include:
Analyze, research and post show costs incurred by both studio and production systems.
Pursue outstanding trial balance, location facility and vendor issues. Review and reconcile final actual costs with the budgets, previous reporting and notes.
Address bank reconciliations and related banking actions.
Assist location accounting teams with wrap policies and procedures.
Supervise clerks and temporary hires through the wrap process.
Work on tax credit, insurance, network and guild audits to completion.
Manage work flow and adapting to ever-changing urgencies.
Manage day-to-day, off-site facility issues.
Experience in Ent. Partners Vista and Cast & Crew PSL accounting software required.
1 year of production accounting experience or an accounting degree necessary.

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS  theresa.cosci@fox.com