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Staff Production Accountant for Disney Media Production (Glendale, CA).

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Job Description

As the Staff-Production Accountant you will oversee the Media Production department’s bidding process from concept to installation. You will work in partnership with the Media Producers along with the Show/Project team members to review project scope, establish deliverables, and develop approach to media production workflow. You will prepare the bid package which includes assumptions for the project, asset breakdown, important dates as applicable, and estimate. This position includes minimal payroll, which involves non-union crew and actor payments as well as some SAG actor payments. We are looking for a driven, self-starter who is detail oriented.

You will report to Sr. Manager-Bidding Producer-Media Production Accounting

Responsibilities Under general direction of Manager or Executive:
Create initial estimate/budget – meeting with team members to collect info
Prepare estimates for Live Action, Animation, VFX and Music throughout a projects lifecycle
Develop and have understanding of scope document assumptions
Work with Media Production, Digital Arts Studio, Studio Finance and Estimating
Provide monthly cost reporting and quarterly cash flows
Develop total project Estimated Final Cost (EFC) with Media Producers and review with project team and Senior Management for concurrence
Prepare and process minimal payroll including start forms and time cards for 3rd party non-union production crew as well as SAG actors

Basic Qualifications :
2+ years of experience including:
Exposure to working in a highly matrix structured environment
Knowledge of Entertainment Partners Accounting Software
Knowledge of Bidding, Estimating, Budgeting and Scope Writing

Required Education :
High School diploma

Preferred Education :
BA or BS in Business or Accounting preferred.

If interested please e-mail a resume to Grant.Vida@disney.com