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Assistant Bidding Producer (Assistant Production Accountant) for Disney (Glendale, CA).

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Job Description

As the Assistant Bidding Producer (Assistant Production Accountant), you will process Accountants Payable and Payroll for several media efforts. You will work closely with Bidding Producers, Media Producers and WDI Finance to process all vendor payments through EP Smart Accounting and Vista and then journal costs monthly into SAP. The payroll effort is minimal and involves non-union crew and actor payments as well as some SAG actor payments. We are looking for a driven, self-starter who is detail oriented.

You will report to Sr Manager-Bidding Producer-Media, Production Accounting.


Under general direction of Manager:
Process Purchase Orders and A/P payments within the stand alone accounting system and gather approvals from appropriate team members
Prepare wire transfer payments
Process W-9’s and CA590’s to set up vendors
Ensure all necessary back up is attached for payment – working with legal to obtain executed contracts
Process 1099 yearly for A/P vendors
Work with Disney Financial Services to coordinate quarterly and yearly sales/use tax filing
Process payments per contract backup
Prepare and process all payroll start forms and time cards for 3rd party production crew – including actors and directors.
Ensure coding to specific show and cost account – manage outside payroll service
Ensure we comply with ACA requirements, working with EPCares and studio partners
Process monthly bank reconciliations
Prepare Vista, Smart Accounting and SAP journals
Monitor contract payments
Manage digital filing of A/P & Payroll
Work with Media Production, Digital Design, Studio Finance and Estimating

Basic Qualifications:
2-3 years of experience including:
Experience with Live Action production payroll
Exposure to working in a highly matrix structured environment
Knowledge of EP accounting software systems
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Required Education:
HS Diploma or equivalent required

Company Overview:
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Additional Information:
Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at

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