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Director of Production Accounting (Los Angeles / Remote).

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Job Description

Electric Entertainment, a full-service film, television, post-production and sales company, is seeking an experienced, Director of Production Accounting to manage all aspects of production accounting and administer post accounting for its television series. This is a full-time, permanent position.

• Work with development and production teams in the preparation of preliminary budgets for new television series
• Chief liaison between production and corporate accounting
• Hire, oversee and monitor production accounting teams on individual productions
• Assist with tax rebate documentation and complete the wrap-out of production
• Assume lead role in production audits including tax rebate audits
• Handle all aspects of post-production including:
o Start paperwork for new employees
o Process union and non-union payroll for post-production staff, including accurate general ledger coding, correct classification of workers compensation, and calculation of employee pay
o Prepare weekly payroll journal entries as well as monthly and quarterly cost allocation journal entries
• Manage the full cycle accounts payable, including invoicing, payment via check and ACH, general ledger coding, A/P vendor setup, and year-end vendor 1099 reporting
• Process monthly bank reconciliations for production accounts

Required Qualifications:
• 3 years of television series accounting experience
• Strong knowledge of union contracts pertaining to post-production (including overtime rules)
• Experience with the full cycle of accounts payable
• Strong problem-solving skills, including investigating and resolving open issues with accounts payable and payroll
• Proficient in use of Cast & Crew PSL, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word)

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience with production accounting — including budgeting, cash flows, cost tracking – and monthly reconciliation to the corporate ledger a plus
• Experience with the Louisiana Tax Rebate
• Comfortable communicating with business affairs, finance and production team, including providing production planning scenarios and analysis

Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered. Please be ready to provide references upon request. All applications will be kept confidential. Electric Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. At the present time, Electric’s staff is working remotely, but the position requires full vaccination and the ability to work in-person in Los Angeles by October 18th.

If interested please e-mail a resume to