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Finance Coordinator for Animation Prod Co (Santa Monica, CA).

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Job Description

Illumination is currently seeking a Finance Coordinator to join our team in Santa Monica. This position will provide day to day accounting needs across different departments including overhead, development, and marketing. They will be instrumental in maintaining accurate accounting records and adhering to accepted procedures for all production payments. A strong work ethic and a positive mindset are critical for this entry-level role as well as being extremely organized, detail-oriented, and collaborative.

Work closely with Illumination’s teams including Overhead, Development and Marketing to process union, non-union, and above the line payroll
Execute weekly accounts payable for production and studio teams such as, but not limited to: paying invoices, setting up vendors, initiating, and finalizing all paperwork
Review and process employee expense reports; perform monthly reconciliation of corporate cards
Prepare journal entries with supporting backup, ensuring that correct account codes are utilized, and transactions are accurately explained and supported
Timely and precise processing of paperwork, records, and file maintenance
Perform ad hoc financial analyses and miscellaneous projects as needed

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or related field or equivalent is preferred
0-2 years of related accounting experience preferred
Experience processing payroll through Entertainment Partners or similar is preferred but not required.
Highly detail oriented and with strong organizational skills
Handles confidential information with a high degree of discretion and good judgment
IATSE Local 839 and Local 700 Experience is a plus.
Strong analytical and communication skills
Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook.

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