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Production Accountant for One Story Up (New York).

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Job Description

Job Description:
The Production Accountant will provide accounting oversight and consultation across One Story Up productions, working closely with the internal Production Management team as well as third party production and corporate clients. This individual will ensure One Story Up accounting processes and communication operate seamlessly within individual projects and across the company. This individual will need to manage tactical elements of production accounting as well as act as a trusted advisor in how One Story Up scales its production accounting operations as we grow.

The Production Accountant will be responsible for the following at the project level:
• Acting as lead production accountant on specific projects led by One Story Up based on overall workload
• Working with production team throughout the project to review cost reports, giving feedback on actuals and adjusting cashflow as needed
• Acting as liaison between production payroll company, paymaster, and production team to ensure payments are processed accurately and any issues are resolved in a timely manner
• Creating cash flows for internal production at project kickoff
• Reviewing cash flows from 3rd party production companies at project kickoff, flagging any potential issues
• Funding each project checking account accurately and on-time
• Paying and approving all purchase orders created for all expenses beyond payroll, including invoices, credit cards and petty cash
• Reviewing bank reconciliation
• Wrapping show financials including providing a final ledger, cost report and financial recap of project for company and tax purposes
This is a non-exclusive, part-time position requiring 25 hours per week and offering benefits with the opportunity to grow into a full-time role based on project volume and performance. Pay is commensurate with experience and this is position is remote for now.

Preferred qualifications:
• 5+ years of managing show productions, large series, or features
• Working knowledge of Movie Magic Budgeting, production payroll systems (Media Services, Greenslate, Cast and Crew etc)
• Experience working to create/revamp systems and set up production companies accounting workflows and procedures

One Story Up specializes in creating both socially and artistically driven documentary films, television, series, animation, and VR.

Please apply with a resume and brief hello/cover letter to with the title Production Accountant Candidate – Your Name.

This job would start immediately.