Flex Type Hybrid - This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day production accounting across a portfolio of projects to include non-fiction series, news specials, and documentary films including providing timely, accurate and complete analysis and reporting: cost reports, cash flows, and trial balances
  • Collaborate with both studio and production teams to provide day-to-day guidance and problem-solving on work flows and enforcements of accounting procedures
  • Coordinate onboarding and other accounting and payroll startup materials for each project, working alongside counterparts in other departments to communicate compliance guidelines and facilitate systems onboarding.
  • Liaise between production team and Finance to cost track during production process and investigate cost discrepancies
  • Provide Operations WBS and account coding for processing for all invoices, payroll and credit card statements
  • Provide Finance with any FTE staff allocations for Hulu after production has ended
  • Facilitate production cash advances and credit card management – including setting up new accounts, troubleshooting company issued credit cards and working closely with Line Producers and Production Managers on Purchase Card (P-card) reconciliations. 
  • Assist in preparing non-purchase order invoices to assure accurate budget coding and necessary approvals are included prior to submission.
  • Work closely with Line Producers and Operations on preparing 3rd party payroll services payments.
  • Ad-Hoc financial accounting reporting for various shows/projects, as requested.
  • Collaborate on special projects as needed to assist in improving the work flows and best practices of the department

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-6 years of production accounting experience, including experience as the primary or 2nd production accountant on premium non-fiction series
  • Expertise working in PSL, Movie Magic Budgeting, Concur, SAP, and other production finance systems
  • Working knowledge of domestic and foreign tax forms such as W-9 and W8-BEN
  • Expertise processing payroll for union and non-union productions
  • Experience preparing financial reporting for Network and C-Suite level partners
  • Experience managing a portfolio of projects at the same time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to function in both a quick turn news environment and a longer term documentary production environment
  • Calm under pressure and a willingness to be flexible to determine how best to work with different production teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a production company, studio/network production accounting/finance position, or business unit manager capacity
  • A passion for non-fiction content, with both a news and documentary focus

Required Education:

  • BA or equivalent work experience
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