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Assistant needed at Animal Logic (Sydney, Australia).

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Job Description

Assistant Production Accountant – Sydney, Australia

The Company
Established in 1991, Animal Logic is an independently owned and highly respected Australian digital production studio. With offices in Sydney, Vancouver and Los Angeles, Animal Logic produces award-winning design, animation and visual effects for the film and television industries.

Animal Logic’s film credits include The Lego® Movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Insurgent, Unbroken, Walking with Dinosaurs: The Movie, The Great Gatsby, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, 300, Happy Feet and House of Flying Daggers. Animal Logic recently finished production on Allegiant: Part 1 (2016), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and is currently in production on LEGO Batman and Ninjago (2017), Alien: Covenant (2017), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and The LEGO Movie Sequel (2018).

To support our production team we are currently seeking an Assistant Production Accountant. This role reports directly to the Lead Production Accountant.

Key responsibilities include:

• Preparation of VFX production cost reports
• Assisting with the preparation of Animation production cost reports.
• Maintaining the data contained within timesheet system ensuring accuracy
• Calculation of project related revenue
• Review, reconcile and allocate timesheet records
• Manage reporting of staff Time In Lieu records
• Generation of invoices for distribution to clients
• Review and reconcile production related expenses
• Preparing and processing of monthly journal entries
• Maintaining monthly general ledger reconciliations as required
• Responsible for the accurate maintenance of relevant filing systems

To be successful in this role the following is required of all candidates:

• 2-3 years previous experience in Assistant Accounting role
• Television or Film Cost Reporting experience preferred
• Accounting degree preferred
• Advanced Excel & Database system proficiency
• Good organisational skills
• Attention to detail
• Time management skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work to deadlines
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Eligible to work permanently in Australia
• Great Plains General Ledger system a plus.