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2nd Assistant needed for Large Feature (Atlanta Local)

Local 2nd Assistant Accountant needed for large feature film. This is an in office position and not remote. Must have experience with PSL, DPO, Georgia tax incentive, and be able to handle a large volume of AP processing. Our workflow is entirely digital so please only reply if you are comfortable with this.

Start date will be mid-late April 2024 and will go thru end of year. Resume and salary requirements/particulars can be sent to atlantaacctresumes@gmail.com

Assistant Accountant needed at TMZ (Los Angeles)


TMZ is seeking an Assistant Accountant (Accounts Payable) to join our Accounting Team. This role will be responsible for various accounting and clerical tasks related to the maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions for multiple shows and websites. The ideal candidate is a versatile and highly detailed self-starter with experience in high-pressure, fast-paced media environments. This person must be extremely organized, process-oriented, and able to coordinate across multiple departments. The position will report to the Lead Accountant and is based out of Playa Vista, CA.
Responsibilities:
Submit all check requests, invoices, petty cash and expense reports for approval via Adobe Sign/ WorkDay
Review and code all check requests, invoices, petty cash and expense reports for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
Enter POs into the accounting software ensuring careful accuracy and precision
Process check runs in a timely and efficient manner ensuring all vendor information on the check is correct
Match and reconcile all printed checks to paid invoices, petty cash and expense reports
New vendor set up
File and maintain all vendor files
Research any discrepancies and follow up on adjustments
Provide administrative, clerical, and project support to the accounting department
Additional duties as assigned

Requirements:
College degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
1 – 2 years of accounts payable experience
General knowledge of accounting procedures
Entertainment experience preferred
Highly organized and strong attention to detail and accuracy
Proficient in data entry and management
Solid communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management
Experience with production accounting software PSL a plus
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat Pro DC and Abobe Sign

TMZ is a workplace that requires the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. Requested accommodations/exceptions will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in accordance with law.

TMZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

“Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $20.00- $22.50 per hour. This position is regularly scheduled for a 50-hour work week but scheduled overtime hours are not guaranteed”.

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS job@tmz.com

New Series (Atlanta) seeks staff

ESTABLISHED STUDIO – NEW SERIES (ATLANTA)

Seeking qualified candidates from 1st Assistant to Clerks

  • Dates: January/February – September 2024
  • Software: Smart Accounting – Smart Start – Cashet – DropBox
  • Offices in Atlanta, GA

Note: All positions are in person, qualified candidates please provide a salary range

Please send resumes to: leland411@gmail.com

1st Assistant Accountant: Seeking a rock-star candidate who is highly skilled in production accounting, a team leader, friendly and professional with the crew. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work independently, manage a team, have great attention to detail, show flexibility in ever changing environments, be highly focused and have the ability to work in distracting environments where accuracy is critical.

Start Date: o/a Jan 25, 2024 to October 2024.

Please send resumes to: leland411@gmail.com

2nd Assistants: This position requires a candidate that is familiar and comfortable working with Digital Workflows, or is tech savvy enough to easily assimilate. Responsibilities will include: Cashet, Matching Invoices to PO’s, Invoice Entry, Smart PO, DPO and Smart Accounting, and so on… Working well with others is key. The ability to work in distracting environments where accuracy is critical. Must be local to the Atlanta area.

A stellar candidate:

Will have proven methods for digital filing and document tracking
Can manipulate, edit, and fix minor problems with pdfs
Have experience with DocuSign, AdobeSign or similar, and has systems for tracking documents
Stays organized with office work cycles
Has experience providing minor tech support. This involves helping crew with minor issues or explaining how to do something. Kindness and patience are an absolute must. All extensive tech issues will be referred to EP Tech Support or Cashet Tech Support.
*Open to an AP Clerk who is ready and willing to move up.

Start Date: Early February to September 2024.

Please send resumes to: leland411@gmail.com

Payroll Accountant: Seeking an over achiever who is meticulous with detail, an excellent communicator, kind and patient with the crew and has a can-do outlook. Ideal candidates can navigate the complexities of this position and demonstrate proficiency with SAG, IATSE, ASA and TEAMSTER contracts. Must have vetted Payroll experience.

This position will have a Payroll Assistant as well as a Payroll Clerk as part of their team.

Start Date: o/a Jan 25, 2024 to October 2024.

Please send resumes to: leland411@gmail.com

Payroll Assistant: Qualified candidates should be laser focused and detail oriented. Experience in Digital Filing & Workflows and be able to assist the Payroll Accountant as needed. Crew interaction is a key aspect of this role. A friendly, patient and helpful spirit is welcome. Responsibilities will include: I-9 Verification, Crew follow-up, Organizing and filing for Residuals and more. Previous Payroll Assistant experience needed. Must be local to the Atlanta area.

*Open to a Payroll Clerk who is ready and willing to move up.

This position will have a Payroll Clerk as part of their team

Start Date: o/a Feb 23, 2024 to October 2024.

Please send resumes to: leland411@gmail.com

AP Clerk: A Go Getter AP Clerk needed for upcoming Atlanta Series. Ideal candidate will have experience with Digital Filing and Digital Workflows and be comfortable working in them. If you do not have digital experience then you must be exceptionally savvy and demonstrate the ability to pick up tech quickly. This position will support the 1St Assistant Accountant and the 2nd Assistant Accountants. This is an opportunity to learn and shine! Must be local to the Atlanta area.

Start Date: Early February – September 2024

Please send resumes to: leland411@gmail.com

Payroll Clerk: Payroll Clerk needed for upcoming Atlanta Series. Ideal candidate will be detail driven, organized, possess exceptional follow-up skills, have experience in Digital Filing and Digital Workflows and be comfortable working with them. Responsibilities to include but are not limited to Organizing Daily Timesheets, Collecting Timecards & Organizing them, Crew Follow-up, possible Set-Runs. This position will support the Payroll Accountant and the Payroll Assistant. This is an opportunity to learn the payroll side of the business which is highly in demand. Learn, grow and shine! Must be local to the Atlanta area.

Start Date: Early February – September 2024

Please send resumes to: leland411@gmail.com

2nd Assistant needed for TV Mini-Series (Newton Square, PA)

Random Productions, LLC / HBO TV – Accounting Department

2ND ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT needed for TV mini-series. 

Must be a Local161 member or willing to join.

Position will be in-person at the Production Office in Newtown Square, PA and will be needed approximately from early February to September 2024. Must be local to the Philadelphia area.

We would prefer a tech savvy individual who can easily acclimate to our paperless workflow and team oriented approach. Job will include Cashet, SmartAccounting, & SmartPO.

Open to a clerk who is ready to move up.
If interested, please send your resume to acct19073@gmail.com

Experienced 2nd Assistant needed for Indie Feature (Cincinnati, OH)

Experienced 2nd Assistant Accountant needed for Indie Feature (Cincinnati, OH)

$28.57/ hour
This is an in office position. Remote is not possible.
Position starts Jan 8
Last day is Feb 23
Greenslate experience is a must
Cashet
CashetPay
Slack (for inter-accounting communication)

We have a fully digital workload with a mostly remote team, so we’re looking for someone who:

  • Has experience with Google Drive
  • Must have proven methods for digital filing and document tracking
  • Can manipulate, edit, and fix minor problems with pdfs
  • Has experience with AdobeSign or similar, and has systems for tracking documents
  • Stays connected with remote teammates
  • Has experience providing tech support. This involves helping crew with minor issues or reminding them how to do something. Kindness and patience is an absolute must. All extensive tech issues, or anything other than brief educational sessions, get referred to Greenslate Tech Support or Cashet Tech Support.

This person will be the only accountant in the office. It’s important that they enjoy interacting with crew and being in the production office setting.

Please send resumes to: SecondResumes@gmail.com

Key Production Accountant, Payroll/1st Assistant needed for Long Running Court Show (Atlanta)

Key Production Accountant, Payroll/1st Assistant Needed for Long-Running Court Show in Atlanta, GA
January – July 2024

Television studio looking for a local Production Accountant and Payroll/1st Assistant for a long-running syndicated court show shooting in Atlanta, GA. Incentive experience a MUST

Key Production Accountant – main responsibilities include working with Executive-in-Charge and VP of Finance on the approved budget, keeping cost reports up-to-date, keeping a clean trial balance with various bank accounts, applicable billback accounts, intercompany cost transfers and episodic cost tracking. Familiarity with zero balance accounts a plus. Also will be tasked with overseeing the 1st/payroll accountant to ensure a complete workflow with checks and balances for tax incentive tracking. Candidate should be willing to process AP and payroll as necessary.

Qualified candidates should have experience with non-union, IATSE, DGA and SAG-AFTRA payroll; as well as the Georgia tax incentive – this is a requirement

Software experience should include familiarity with Cast & Crew PSL+ and digital payroll platforms (Start+, Hours+, Studio+), Excel, Bank of America CashPro and Movie Magic Budgeting. Digital processing and filing is a MUST, knowledge with Box is a plus.

1st Assistant/Payroll Accountant – main responsibilities include setting up vendor accounts, effective tracking of purchase orders, entering high volume of POs/Invoices in PSL. This position will also handle payroll for ~80 union and non-union crew during shoot weeks and a lighter staff/crew during hiatus weeks

This position will work directly with the Key Production Accountant to maintain PSL free field coding for tax incentive tracking (of high importance)

This position will also manage the 2nd assistant accountant to oversee the digital filing process based on corporate requirements; experience with digital processing & filing is a MUST, knowledge with Box is a plus

These are local positions in Atlanta, GA. Key and 1st/payroll should be members of Local 161 in good standing. Salary range in line with Local 161 scale – from $3600-3700/wk for Key Accountant and $2300-2400/wk for Payroll/1st

Please send all resumes to matt@25words.com