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Non-Union Assistant & Payroll Accountant needed for busy Prodco (NYC).

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Job Description

Assistant and Payroll accountant needed for busy NYC production company.
A Non-Union Position.
NYC television production company seeks two Assistant Production Accountant for various shows. Strong knowledge of Ease, VPO, and Excel required. Must possess a thorough working knowledge of television production, strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills, and must be able to prioritize jobs effectively within a fast-paced environment. Prior experience with studio productions preferred.
The applicant should have a minimum of three years’ experience as an assistant and/or payroll accountant. A degree in accountancy or vocational qualifications in accounting would be a plus.
Assistant Production Accountant:
•.Review and process all cast/crew start paperwork and submit to EP
• Gross timecards and verify with line producers and EIC
• Handle distribution and reconciliation of petty cash
• Review and maintain crew purchase cards
• HR duties- track all employee benefits, ensure that the company policies and procedures are provided and explained to all new employees
• Maintain all production filing.
• Assist with credit card reconciliations
• Assist with preparation of 1099’s
Necessary Skills
• Working knowledge of production accounting software, and/or other general accounting software.
• Highly organized, and must be able to work positively and constructively within a fast pace environment
• Must be able to maintain effective working relationship and have good communication skills
Preferred Skills:
• Strong knowledge of Ease and VPO
• Prior experience with live studio productions
• Proficient in Excel