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Director, TV Budgeting needed for Studio (Burbank)

This position will report to the head of production finance and will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of production budgets and templates for Studio’s pilots, series and presentations.


• Create, revise and update preliminary production budgets for all television projects
• Create and maintain generic budget templates reflecting recent production activity in various cities
• Identify recent production activity trends including staffing and industry practice
• Analyze recent cost trends using historical production data
• Stay informed of all union/guild contracts including rates, rules and regulations
• Research and estimate available tax incentives where applicable
• Engage with Production, Post Production, Labor Relations and Business Affairs regarding recent activity, practices and preferences applicable to generic budget templates.
• Ad hoc reports and projects as required


• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
• Minimum of 5 years Production Accounting/Finance experience
• MUST have experience with single camera scripted television productions
• Thorough knowledge of state and international tax incentives
• Expert in the use of Movie Magic Budgeting and Excel
• Superb writing and presentation skills
• Extremely organized, able to meet deadlines and able to work on multiple projects at once
• Must be a reliable team player with no drama

Please send resume with cover letter, references and salary expectation to TvProdAcctg@gmail.com

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