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Sr. Production Accountant for VICE Media (New York).

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Job Description

Our best in class Production Accounting Team is supporting the Global Production Services Organisation, which comprises Editorial Production Management, Commercial Production, Post Production and Global Media Operations. The team sits at the intersection of the business goals and productions as the key liaison to the financial goals of the project.

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We’re looking for a dynamic candidate who embodies a team first mentality and is focused on delivering high calibur results. This role will ensure a smooth process between the production needs, the project budget, production payroll, the AP and TandE team’s requirements and reporting to finance.

In the short term the selected candidate will get up to speed on the VICE Media Group policies and procedures and ensure alignment with the production team’s expectations. Reporting to the Global Director of Production, this role will be responsible for tracking all project costs in our production finance trackers, reconciling budgets and as a key liaison between the production team, AP team, finance and treasury.

But after 6 months in this role will be the trusted team member to troubleshoot issues as they arise and deliver quality reports. This role will help transition productions to a new production accounting system, facilitate reporting to finance, and report variances to the Global Director of Production Accounting.

And after a year this role will be solely responsible for reporting, from pre-production through wrap, multiple productions simultaneously to Production and Finance. This role will be able to identify discrepancies and make appropriate corrections to ensure accuracy of reporting and budget reconciliation.

Qualifications

5+ years of experience in a production accountant role servicing TV, Commercial and/or Film productions

5+ years working with a 3rd party production payroll company

Past experience managing travel and expense payments

Proven experience in a fast paced environment with multiple departments to coordinate and liaise across

Strong system and Microsoft Excel skills

On a day to day you will work on the following:

Generate weekly cost reports for Line Producers and VP of Production.

Complete cost report functions: Audit Netsuite ledgers to Cost Managers, Journal Entries, EFC updates, Variance Reports.

Monthly budget reconciliations against production forecasting schedules.

Report shows budget variances to Director of Production Accounting weekly.

Reporting of internal time tracking to production.

We’d love if you had these:

Extensive experience with ERP and Production Accounting software (Netsuite, Greenslate, Domo preferred)

Production payroll experience

Working at VICE:

We want to find people who believe in our mission and goals and feel inspired to grow while they’re here, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested. We encourage you to apply and show us what you’ve got.

VICE Media Group prioritizes the voices, ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. To learn more read the VICE Guide to VICE.

In alignment with our Core Behaviors and to ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know by contacting Accommodations@vice.com. We will work together to best meet your needs.

Agencies: VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.

Link for submissions: https://www.myworkday.com/vice/d/inst/15$392530/9925$933.htmld