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Production Finance Accounts Coordinator for Major Studio (Universal City, CA).

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Job Description

VP, Production Finance at major studio looking for an Accounting Coordinator to liason with film productions & processes payments thru internal systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Prepare pre-production payroll and production prep period accounting documents
• Assist in the gathering and submission of tax documents necessary for vendor setup and proper tax reporting.
• Assist in forecasting production funding for Production Finance
• Reconcile cash actuals for Production Finance for submission to the FP&A group
• Update production incentive forecast and analysis for various projects
• Work with Comcast Treasury to open production bank accounts
• Establish foreign exchange spreadsheets, estimate FX currency gain/loss, coordinate forward currency purchases with Treasury
• Manage production wire transfers and various invoices with follow up and confirmation
• Maintain a log of all production wire transfers
• Establish new show accounting office set up
• Prepare and send new show production packets & system orders
• Interface with all production accounting offices
• Assist with update of Production Status Report
• Prepare journal entries for studio charges
• Research studio costs and obtain backup
• Distribute all incoming production accounting reports and related documents
• Update and distribute various internal Production Finance reports
• Serve as Studio point of contact for questions from production regarding general company policies and procedures
• Serve as a back-up for more sophisticated functions in the absence of the more senior Finance executives that it supports

• Organize travel and reconcile T&L expenses
• Provide administrative support to the VP Production
• General office maintenance, including filing of confidential documentation
• Assist and/or coordinate other special projects as required (for example: funding reconciliations, bank reconciliations, implementation of new procedures, etc)

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
• 2+ years of experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic and high volume administrative role within the entertainment industry, ideally with some analytical responsibilities
• Must be excellent and proficient with PC and Microsoft Office software is mandatory, including PowerPoint
• Candidates must be motivated, extremely organized and detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality for highly sensitive materials and details is key
• Strong follow through and able to anticipate issues before they arise
• Ability to multitask and juggle many competing priorities efficiently
• Excellent critical thinking skills

If interested please e-mail a resume to acctsclerk0422@gmail.com