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Production Accountant for Wheelhouse (New York / Stamford, CT).

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Job Description

We’re looking for a dynamic candidate to join our accounting team to supporting our media production teams, who embodies a team first mentality and is focused on delivering high caliber results.

Job Description:
The Production Accountant will provide accounting oversight and consultation across all productions, working closely with the internal Production Management team as well as the networks. This individual will ensure the 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 Wheelhouse scales its production accounting operations as it grows.

The Production Accountant will be responsible for the following at the project level:
• Acting as lead production accountant on all projects
• Working with production team throughout the project to review cost reports, giving feedback on actuals and
adjusting cashflow as needed
• Working with Production teams to ensure all costs are accurately reflected, and monitoring variances between
EFCs and production budgets, greenlights, and programming forecast
• 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
• Review cash flows / funding from the networks at project kickoff, flagging any potential issues
• Reviewing and reconcile Bank, PCard, Credit Card and Petty Cash accounts
• Wrapping show financials including providing a final ledger, cost report and financial recap of project for
company and tax purposes
• Manage any potential production audits

Preferred qualifications:
• 3+ years of managing show productions, large series, or features
• Working knowledge of Movie Magic Budgeting, production accounting and payroll systems (Greenslate)
• Experience working to create/revamp systems and set up production companies accounting workflows and
procedures
• Ability to multi-task
• Proficient in Excel
• Strong organizational and analytical skills
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Please apply with a resume and brief hello/cover letter to jerry.dimeglio@wheel-house.com with the title Production Accountant Candidate – [Your Name]