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Post Production Accountant needed (L.A.) at Viacom Media Networks

Post Production Accountant (LA)

Freelance Post Production Accountant position available at Viacom Media Networks to work primarily on Comedy Central shows. The work will include some prep accounting before the show accountants start, as well as post and wrap accounting after the show accountants are finished.

We would like someone to start by May 4th to have a few weeks overlap with our current Post Production Accountant who will be retiring. The VMN offices are currently located in Santa Monica but will be moving to Hollywood in 2016.

•Process prep, post, and wrap union and non-union payroll including ATL contractual payments •Accounts payable processing •Journal entries recording costs paid by VMN corporate in production accounting software •Work in MediaWeb, MediaWin, and PSL •Wrap shows: reach out to vendors with open PO’s, review vendor statements, discuss with producers and crew as needed •Clean up trial balances: Track and follow up on refundable vendor deposits, pay out accrued vacation & holiday pay, follow up on outstanding petty cash, etc.
•Prepare cost reports during post production, and final cost reports •State rebate preparation as needed
•1099 review and preparation
•Quarterly cash flow forecasts estimating checks that will need to be cut on each show in the upcoming month •Maintain accounting files •Misc occasional ad-hoc projects

EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS: VMNproductionfinance@gmail.com