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Production Accountant

New York, NY

Film (Feature-length)

Starts Apr 15

For 1 Year(s)

  • Pay Rate: $135,000.00 - $185,000.00 / Annually
  • Job Requirements: Must be local to location (or willing to work as a local).

POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Controller, the Head of Production Accounting will oversee all production accounting and production finance operations for Words + Pictures and Full Day. The role will report into the Controller and will primarily work day to day with the appropriate production teams.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee all production accounting operations across the Company.
Manage third parties and freelance production accountants, acting as the point of contact for any production accounting related questions related to projects.
Enforce payroll and accounts payable policies, while approving accounts payable and payroll for productions.
Coordinate with Line Producers for setup of all projects in Greenslate, Cashet card setup, and other production specific needs.
Work with Line Producers and Production Accountants to create monthly recharge schedules.
Consolidate all month end production books in a timely manner and coordinate with Controller on corporate close, including Trial Balances, Cost Reports, Cashet balances, etc.
Consolidate (and or process) 1099s as part of year end process.
Act as lead production accountant on development as well as select productions, based on general capacity.
On corporate side, manage process of month end close for corporate credit card with executive assistant and office manager.
Approve expense reports, ensuring any project specific costs are allocated to said projects and billed back to production.
Advise and implement process improvements across production accounting and production finance as applicable.

EXPERIENCE
10+ years of experience in production accounting, including payroll accounting.
Knowledge and deep understanding of all facets of production accounting including budgets, cost reporting, general ledgers, cash flows, trial balances, bank reconciliations, etc.
Must have experience with production accounting requirements of major distributors including Netflix, HBO, ESPN, Amazon, Apple, NBC / Peacock, etc.
Experience with production accounting software including Greenslate, Entertainment Partners, Media Services, etc.
Experience with accounting software including Intaact, Netsuite, Quickbooks a plus, but not necessary.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred, but not necessary.
Knowledge and familiarity with GAAP preferred, but not necessary.
CPA preferred, but not necessary.

Skills
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to implement and manage a process with minimal day to day oversight.
Proactive approach and ability to communicate effectively and problem solve with production team.

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