Staff Accountant needed at Entertainment Media Specialists (Encino)

Entertainment Media Specialists is currently seeking a seasoned Staff Accountant for an excellent opportunity in our Encino, CA corporate office. The ideal candidate will possess a degree in Accounting with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar finance and accounting role.
Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant
– Prepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files
– Reconcile bank accounts and other balance sheet accounts
– Provide accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll services for the company
– Prepare payments/accruals and reconcile accounts
– Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and analyzing data
– Work with spreadsheets to provide information to management (Controller, CFO, CEO)
– Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential
– Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed
– College degree in accounting
– 2+ years in a recent finance and accounting role
– Works well both independently and in a group
– Exceptional communication and reporting skills
– Must be able to work with strict deadlines
– Excellent time management and organizational skills
– Detail oriented
– Proficient computer skills, including QuickBooks, Excel, Word, Outlook
– Expert knowledge of full cycle A/P and A/R, general ledger, journal entries
– Experience in working with preparation of financial statements
– Experience with treasury management and online banking
– Experience in payroll processing and related taxes
– Ability to pass a background check and obtain a suitability determination
Preferred Experience (not required):
– Entertainment industry
– Workers compensation claims management
– Pension/union reporting
– Garnishments
– QuickBooks Pro and QuickBooks Enterprise
– 1099 and W-2 preparation
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience
To be considered, candidate must submit resume and cover letter with salary history
No phone calls please
Location: Encino, CA 91436
Entertainment Media Specialists offers a benefits package including health insurance and paid time off.
We are an equal opportunity employer.


Tech Support position at GreenSlate (Los Angeles)

LA Application Support Specialist
We’re looking for an outgoing individual with a passion for technology and desire to provide an exceptional level of service to join our growing support team in Los Angeles. As the application support specialist, you’ll be responsible for answering clients’ requests, while maintaining a sense of empathy to the client’s needs and providing them with a friendly, positive and knowledgeable experience.
What you will do
– Answer incoming support calls, emails and chats
– Complete software project setups and modifications as required by the client
– Assist with QA testing of new software releases
– Transfer/escalate issues to other team members as required
– Utilize Freshdesk helpdesk software to log tickets and resolutions
– Maintain company user and project database
– Submit software development requests and bugs to development on behalf of users
– Assist with planning and coordinating user communications as necessary
Who you are
– The ability to deal with high volumes and work under pressure
– A desire to find the solution, not just finish the task
– Enthusiastic attitude about providing superior customer service
– Excitement to learn the ins and outs of GreenSlate software platforms
– Experience supporting accounting or other business operations software
– Experience with personal computer and printer desktop support
– Knowledge of production accounting basics a plus!
– Excellent listening and communications skills
– Focused and detail orientated
– A competitive salary and benefits
– The chance to make a difference in a dynamic environment
– The opportunity to be a part of a growing, fast paced team

Lead Production Accountants needed for various projects (several locations)

Looking for strong , experienced Lead Production Accountants for various upcoming projects.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Familiar with new media agreement with unions: IATSE, DGA, and SAG (Payroll)
• Accounts Payable – quick turnaround
• Purchase Orders
• Weekly Cost Reporting & actualizing ETC’s
• Hot Costs
• Reconciling Cashet
• Petty Cash Expense reconciliation
• Journal entries
• Bank Reconciliations
• Excellent communication skills with Line Producer / Production Staff
• Ability to solve problems, detailed oriented, must be a self starter, motivated and can multi task
• Adapt to Corporate Procedures
Basic Requirements:
* Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Entertainment Industry as a production accountant
* Accounting Software Proficiency Required: Smart Accounting, Smart time (a plus) and notably knowledgeable in MS Office


Paymaster needed at GreenSlate (Los Angeles)

Paymaster (LA)
We are seeking a talented Paymaster in Los Angeles to join our payroll team. This is a rare opportunity to work with an experienced team of entertainment industry payroll experts and make a difference to our production clients.
WHO WE ARE for info

What you will do
– Work directly with clients to manage weekly payroll processing
– Review client timecards checking they adhere to all Federal, State and Union regulations and follow up with clients where necessary
– Enter and process data for payroll ensuring accuracy and within tight deadlines
– Assist and support clients in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Who you are
– Driven, friendly, approachable attitude
– 2-5 years of experience in Payroll or production accounting
– Knowledgeable in entertainment union contracts
– Experience in the Film/TV industry
– The ability to deal with high volumes and work under pressure
– Accurate and acute attention to detail
– Tenacious, look for the solution not just be task orientated.
– Assertiveness skills with a strong client focus
– Someone who loves a challenge
– Driven, friendly, approachable
– A competitive salary and benefits
– The chance to make a difference in a dynamic environment
– The opportunity to be a part of a growing, fast paced team

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