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Prep/Post Office Assistant needed at Warner Brothers Discovery (Burbank)

PREP/POST OFFICE ASSISTANT

SUMMARY OF POSITION

Provide assistant support to the VP of the Prep/Wrap department (make copies, filing, typing, etc) and overall general and accounting support to the prep and wrap accountants.  Position is located in Burbank, CA and is hybrid. 

Salary range is $26 to $28 an hour. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist VP of Prep/Wrap department when necessary or as required (make calls, take messages, etc).
  2. General department duties including filing (physical and digital), distributing/batching invoices, scanning, distributing supplies, shredding requests, and overall support to prep/wrap accountants as needed or requested.
  3. Maintain department calendar (track vacations, appointments, etc)
  4. Maintain accounting file inventory, including (but not limited to), digital files, physical file retrieval/tracking, coordinate shipping and receiving of location physical files and storage.
  5. Vendor maintenance in studio’s SPARC system.
  6. Enter POs and invoices as needed.
  7. Performs other related duties as requested.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Prefer 6-12 mos. experience in production accounting as a clerk.

Accounting background preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

  • Strong knowledge of MS Windows and MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Working knowledge of PSL, DPO, EP Smart Accounting and Global Vista systems preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills.

Send resumes to james.mcdermott@wbd.com.

ESG Reporting Lead needed in TV Finance at Sony Pictures (Culver City)

Sony Pictures ESG Reporting Lead, Domestic TV Production Finance

Looking for a strategic thinker with process design and production experience to work as ESG Reporting Lead. This person will be supporting the vision, process definition, and execution of gathering ESG information from Sony Pictures’ Domestic TV Productions in a systematic way. The contract is through March 2025.

Key Responsibilities for Domestic TV Production:

Initial focus will be on Greenhouse Gas Scope 1 & 2 Emissions, but scope includes all relevant ESG topics

  • Develop auditable ESG reporting processes in alignment with corporate policies
  • Manage ESG data collection, ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Create and lead ESG trainings
  • Pursue solutions that allow for more accurate ESG results without increasing administrative burden on production teams
  • Collaborate with technical teams to provide input on technology solutions and support end-to-end solution delivery
  • Serve as liaison between Sony Pictures Television and project team

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of direct production experience in roles like Producer, Production Supervisor, UPM, Production Accountant, or similar
  • Must have multiple years of demonstrated excellence in process definition and improvements or implementing applications within entertainment industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to generate and deliver presentations that facilitate and influence decision-making at all levels of an organization
  • Experience with or passion for ESG subject matter is a plus. This could include: climate change and carbon emissions; diversity, equity and inclusion; respect for human rights
  • Experience with accounting or audit is a plus
  • Able to work from Culver City, CA office multiple days a week

Pay rate: $110-$132/hr

Please send resume to: Haley_Braun@spe.sony.com

2nd Assistant needed for Feature (Los Angeles)

Looking for an experienced AP 2nd assistant for a feature starting late March/early April. 

Ideal candidate should be detail oriented and organized.  Must be proficient in Smart Accounting and comfortable with a fully digital workflow, as well as processing a high volume of AP.  Candidates should be experienced with DocuSign, Adobe, Google Drive & Excel.  Experience with CA Tax Incentive a plus. 

Duties include matching PO’s and managing the PO drawdowns, making sure the invoices are accurate, obtaining approvals and working with departments to ensure timely payments.  Additional duties include entering vendors and ACH payment information with an eye for detail & working with the clerk to ensure all the filing is up to date.      

The position is in-office at our Production Office at LA Center Studios and the rate is $2000/WK.  Must be 871 or willing to join. Please send resumes to resumefilmacctla@gmail.com with “2nd Assistant” in the subject line.  

In-House Production Accountant needed at Adult Swim (Burbank) – updated listing

Seeking an in-house Production Accountant for Adult Swim in Burbank, CA. Extensive knowledge of
Animation union payroll and Movie Magic budgeting are required. The candidate must be proficient in
managing multiple priorities to meet production and financial reporting deadlines. The position reports to
the Production Finance Manager and works closely with Production and Finance teams in Burbank and
Atlanta. This is a freelance position.
Responsibilities:
 Process union and non-union payroll, A/P invoices, petty cash/PCards, and journal entries on multiple
shows during pre-production, post, and wrap
 Support Production teams from pre-production through wrap
 Generate monthly cost reports and bibles, and reconcile trial balances compared to the corporate
balance sheet
 Close shows after wrap including bank account reconciliations, closing p-cards and petty cash
accounts, requesting return of deposits, and issuing final cost report
 Provide supporting documentation for all corporate requests as well as union and production incentive
audits.
Qualifications:
 Minimum 3 years in a lead production accountant role
 Extensive knowledge of union payroll: IATSE Local 839, SAG/AFTRA, WGA
 Proficient in SmartAccounting, Global Vista, GreenSlate, CASHet and Movie Magic Budgeting
 Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel
 GA production incentive knowledge a plus
 Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously
 Ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment to meet strict deadlines
 Solid written and verbal communication skills with colleagues at all levels
 General knowledge of accounting procedures
Salary range/weekly rate: $1.2k-2k
Please submit resumes and references to kristine.ferrer@wbdcontractor.com

Production Accountant needed at Adult Swim (Atlanta) – updated listing

Seeking a studio Production Accountant for Adult Swim in Atlanta, GA. Extensive knowledge of
Animation union payroll and Movie Magic budgeting is required. The candidate must be proficient in
managing multiple priorities to meet production and financial reporting deadlines. The position reports to
the Production Finance Manager and works closely with Production and Finance teams in Burbank and
Atlanta. This is a freelance position.
Responsibilities:
 Process union and non-union payroll, A/P invoices, petty cash/PCards, and journal entries on multiple
shows during pre-production, post, and wrap
 Support Production teams from pre-production through wrap
 Generate monthly cost reports and bibles, and reconcile trial balances compared to the corporate
balance sheet
 Close shows after wrap including bank account reconciliations, closing p-cards and petty cash
accounts, requesting return of deposits, and issuing final cost report
 Provide supporting documentation for all corporate requests as well as union and production incentive
audits.
Qualifications:
 Minimum 3 years in a lead production accountant role
 Extensive knowledge of union payroll: IATSE Local 839, SAG/AFTRA, WGA
 Proficient in SmartAccounting, Global Vista, GreenSlate, CASHet and Movie Magic Budgeting
 Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel
 GA production incentive knowledge a plus
 Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously
 Ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment to meet strict deadlines
 Solid written and verbal communication skills with colleagues at all levels
 General knowledge of accounting procedures
Salary range/weekly rate: $1k-2k DOE
Please submit resumes and references to kristine.ferrer@wbdcontractor.com

Payroll/AP Accountant needed for Fiji Shoot (Australian Local)

Looking for a payroll/AP Accountant (Australian local) to work a location shoot in Fiji. May-July, hi volume reality show heading into it’s *th season. Great team player, strong work ethic and most importantly, good attitude. Also, experience with Smart Accounting is a plus. Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Please send resume to tvmoney.film@gmail.com.