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1st Assistant needed for major daily entertainment TV new magazine show (Studio City).

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1st Assistant Accountant – Studio City, CA

Looking for a 1st Assistant Accountant to run the accounting office of a major daily entertainment TV news magazine show produced by a major studio. This position will support the Lead Production Accountant and oversee a 2nd Assistant Accountant and a Clerk shared with the payroll office. This is a production job and a year round (52 weeks) stable job.

-Prior experience as a 1st Assistant Accountant on high volume productions – Scripted, Movies or Reality is okay -Experience working with Entertainment Partners – Vista & P-Card -Excellent written and verbal communication skills -Ability to understand and interpret a major studios accounting policies -Must know your way around a trial balance -Ability to work independently -Superior excel skills (VLOOKUP anyone?) -Strong analytical skills

Responsibilities (short list)
-Assure accounting office functions properly and follows studio policy -Liaison with production staff on policies -Data entry to support 2nd Assistant and Clerk -Asset reconciliation -Journal entries -Wire transfers -Auditing of regular work and special request -Keeping the trial balance clean -Special projects – there will be a lot of these which will require the analytical skills required above

-Ten paid vacation days
-Paid holidays
-Paid sick days
-Non-Affiliate or standard health insurance – you decide