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Director of Production Accounting @ fox TV (L.A.).

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Director of Production Accounting

Twentieth Century Fox Television has an opening for a Director of Production Accounting. This position will support mainly one hour drama shows and will prepare budgets and oversee the production accounting on those shows.

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance • At least five years of prior experience in Television • Must be proficient in budgeting multi-camera, single camera, and non-scripted shows • Extensive knowledge of union contracts including Canada and other foreign locations • Able to read a script and break it down for budgeting purposes • Able to budget a script in foreign countries • Proficient on Movie Magic Budgeting, Vista accounting system and Excel • Review or prepare tax incentive credits • Knowledge of day-to-day operations on a production • Review hot cost, cost reports and production reports for accuracy • Oversee Production Accounting Staff, Analyst and Clerks • Must possess excellent communication and supervisory skills • Manager employee performance issues • Must be able to attend meetings and communicate with producers and upper management • Implement timelines for employees and make sure they meet their deadlines • Able to multi-task and work under pressure to meet deadlines • Train subordinates for future growth potential • Oversee the reconciliation of bank requisitions • Review information for network audits before it is released to TCFTV Billing Dept.
• Previous knowledge of Participation and Guild Audits • SOX 404 compliance experience is extremely helpful