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2nd Assistant Accountant

By Emily Rice

Accounting team in Culver City, CA needs an experienced 2nd Assistant Accountant with strong organizational and communication skills to work in-office on a scripted TV series.

Looking for a team member with amazing CASHet skills as this will be a pcard heavy show.

Accounting software is EP/Smart Accounting applications.

This is an 871 position that starts early May and runs thru mid December.  Salary range $1800-$2100 DOE

Production Finance Consultant (Live Events)

By Emily Rice

Production Finance Consultant (Live Events)
As a Production Finance Consultant for live events, you will advise on developing work streams for live event
production budget systems, cost tracking, and financial analysis. You will advise, collaborate, and build with
various teams to ensure successful work system development and deployment.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
● (5 years) working in a production finance role in live events, scripted television, and touring music
● Strong understanding of production finance, budgeting, and cost-tracking processes for live events,
ideally including broadcast elements
● Deep proficiency in production accounting software and ERP systems not limited to:
○ Cast & Crew / CAPS SuitesDPO
■ Studio+
■ Start+
○ Entertainment Partners Suites
■ Movie Magic
■ Smart Accounting
■ Smart PO
■ SmartStart
■ SmartTime
○ Pcard- System
○ Google Workspace
○ Microsoft 365
● Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and
● Proactive mindset and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
● Work closely with the Product Owner and Manager on production stakeholder and subject matter expert
● Data Entry for critical production data
● User Acceptance testing
● Training of the Trainers
● Work with Production teams and partners to elicit requirements
● Serve as liaison between production finance teams and 3rd party development partners to ensure
requirements are ingested adequately for development
● Collaborate with the technical writer on documentation requirement manuals, guides

Accounting Clerk

By Emily Rice

HARTBEAT:  Accounting Clerk

(Kevin Hart’s company)

We are seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Accounting Clerk to join our accounting department. The ideal candidate will be responsible for accurately recording and analyzing financial transactions related to our entertainment operations. This role requires a keen eye for detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.


  • Perform daily reconciliation of financial transactions, including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, and disbursements.
  • Manage full cycle A/P processing (matching, batching, and coding of invoices into the general ledger) including cost allocation across separate platforms and business units.
  • Manage creation and submission of invoices to studios, agencies, and other customers, supporting all business unit teams
  • Reconcile Corporate and Production bank accounts on a weekly basis.
  • Support weekly management reporting for financial KPIs based on the daily transactional reconciliations.
  • Work with the Production Accounting manager to enter, code, and reconcile billback invoices and production cash transactions in support of the Studio production teams
  • Record and classify cash and other financial transactions within the general ledger in accordance with GAAP principles and company policies.
  • Assist in month-end and year-end close processes, including preparation of journal entries, accruals, and reconciliations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional business unit teams to ensure accurate and timely information gathering in support of recording of transactions.
  • Conduct regular audits of financial data to identify discrepancies and resolve issues promptly.
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date documentation of financial transactions and related records.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance related strongly preferred
  • At least 1 year of overall accounting experience (either within public accounting firm (Big 4 preferred) or within a private or public company’s accounting group)
  • Experience within the Entertainment & Media industry is preferred and familiarity with production accounting (ASC 920 and 926) is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP accounting standards and ability to assess, analyze and thoroughly document accounting positions and support journal entries
  • ERP System Experience – Netsuite is preferred, though other large ERP system experience (Oracle or SAP) would be useful.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including the ability to manipulate spreadsheets, create pivot tables and summarize data from multiple sources in clear and concise manner
  • Comfortable working and multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment while interfacing with stakeholders in different business units
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and excellent follow-up
  • Ability to grow in the role and within the Company as experience is gained


Look, it’s called work for a reason. We show up for our teammates, our partners, and our audience. We’re a high-energy culture, where EVERYONE IS A HEADLINER, expected to give their best performance. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun, meaningful, and inspiring. Because if you’re not having fun at work, you’re missing a good time!

So, if you hate fun, never like to laugh, and hardly ever smile, we have the job for you – somewhere else. But if you believe in a culture of creativity, entrepreneurialism, inclusion, hustle, and heart – while prioritizing fun and funny – you belong here.

Must be 18 years or older and willing to submit to a reference check and must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

We got you! Hartbeat provides eligible employees competitive benefits, including: Medical, dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, paid vacation and holiday pay and generous family leave policies. We also offer 401(k) retirement savings plan, flexible spending account and an unlimited supply of laughs on company time (aftershock giggles may spill into personal time) and more!


Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and work location. In addition to the base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes a discretionary bonus, based on individual and company performance.

Hartbeat offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees, that include healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, family planning, paid time off, paid parental leave, several paid holidays, and more.

We take this seriously. Hartbeat provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. As an equal opportunity employer, Hartbeat will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

Compensation Range: $60-$70K

2nd Assistant Accountant – position has been filled.

By Emily Rice

Looking for an in-office 2nd assistant accountant for a 1-hr tv series in Los Angeles.  Must be able to handle a high-volume work load.  Salary: $1600-$1800 per week DOE.  Starts mid-April through August/September.  Please send resumes to xxx

Manager, TV Production Finance Audit

By Emily Rice


  • Support the fiscal management and administration of all internal and external facets of assigned television productions. Must be knowledgeable of the financing aspects of all assigned shows including (but not limited to): co-production deal structure, deficit calculation, network/studio breakages and tax credits estimates.
  • Manage quarterly corporate reporting process. Analyze, review for accounting accuracy and submit to corporate accounting group, required Production Finance deliverables including: ledger bibles, cost reports, balance sheets, bank reconciliations.
  • Provide Production Finance support to Production & Business Affairs Executives of assigned projects.
  • Closely monitor the production progress of assigned productions. Must be able to provide guidance and address various production finance related queries from internal and external customers such as: co-production partners, Business Affairs executives, Production and Post Production Executives, production accountants, corporate accounting and FP&A executives, corporate tax department, Residuals and Participations groups, tax credit auditors, State film office, internal auditors, external cost auditors and post production accounting group.
  • Manage production incentive workflow of assigned shows, including but not limited to applications, audits, qualified expense tracking, ensure receipt of tax credits or cash and assist with tax incentive analysis to determine the best location to capture the highest return of rebates and tax credits to the network.
  • Coordinate Production Accounting compliance audits of assigned shows to support Production Finance efforts in enforcing appropriate finance controls in production accounting operations. Ensure adherence to all production accounting policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate transfer of production accounting responsibilities from production accountant to post production accounting group. Responsible for ensuring transfer of information related to all open items in cost report and trial balance are properly documented and communicated.
  • Work closely with post production accountant to manage the cost reporting process from post production stage to close of accounting books. This is to ensure accurate reporting of EFC to corporate accounting and FP&A group.
  • Support the management, forecasting and maintenance consolidated production cash flow of entire TV slate.
  • Perform ad hoc financial analyses and miscellaneous projects as needed.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance preferred.
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in Television production accounting or studio production finance or FP&A is required.
  • In depth understanding of film and television industry accounting and finance practices.
  • Knowledge and experience with union/guild agreements.
  • Knowledge of state and international tax incentive laws and credits.

Payroll Assistant – Position has been filled.

By Emily Rice

Accounting team in Culver City, CA needs an experienced Payroll Assistant with amazing organizational and communication skills to work in-office on a scripted TV series.

The person hired will be an important in-person point of contact for crew members for questions, concerns, etc.

Payroll team is using SmartStart, SmartTime applications.

Some of the responsibilities include: wrangling timecards/paperwork, entering daily times in SmartTime, verifying

I9s, and supporting the Payroll Accountants.

Great opportunity to advance your payroll skills to the next level.

This is an 871 position that starts Mid April and runs thru Mid December.  Salary up to $2100 based on experience.




Key Accountants

By Emily Rice

Major Studio looking for key accountant with episodic experience.  Extreme Reach experience also preferred.  Pre-production scheduled to begin on 4/8 in Los Angeles.

Clerk/Trainee (position has been filled)

By Emily Rice

Looking for a full time non-union Clerk to work in our Los Angeles office in person. Office is in Glassell Park, between Atwater Village & Eagle Rock.

This position has been filled.

Production Assistant

By Emily Rice

Web Production Internship

Paid Internship – Summer 2024


Corporate Headquarters

12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158


Are you a college student looking to level up your creative skills? Then you belong at Uline! As a 2024 Web Production Intern, you’ll gain real-world, hands-on experience working alongside professionals at a company that recognizes hard work and values people. Uline continues to grow, creating new opportunities and job stability our employees can count on!!


Employees named Uline to Forbes 2023 list of America’s Best Large Employers!


Better together! This position is on-site, and we are looking for people who share our passion.


Position Responsibilities

  • Make web content updates using Uline’s proprietary Content Management System (CMS).
  • Produce landing web pages and banners incorporating product photos, copy and graphics.
  • Build and maintain working files inside a collaborative file structure using functional HTML and CSS code.
  • Create and improve functional UI prototypes to enhance user experience.
  • Maintain images in digital asset management software.
  • Assist with the design and maintenance of Uline’s intranet website.


Minimum Requirements

  • This full-time, 12-week internship is open to Junior-status students only.
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, UX Design, Experiential Design or other relevant fields.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates previous experience on Web Design projects.
  • Experience with interface design (Axure, Figma) and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and team player skills.


Benefits of a Uline Internship

  • Gain professional work experience by executing meaningful business projects.
  • Work with a dedicated mentor assigned specifically to you.
  • Live nearby in complementary housing for out-of-town interns.
  • Join a positive and collaborative in-person work environment.
  • Earn competitive pay over summer and the potential opportunity to join us full-time upon graduation.


Intern Perks

  • Intern-specific “Lunch and Learns” to grow whole business and industry knowledge.
  • Several outings and networking events with interns across all departments.
  • On-site café with meals prepared fresh by executive chefs and dinner-to-go options.
  • First-class fitness center with sauna.
  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.


About Uline


Uline is North America’s leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We’re a family-owned company known for incredible service, quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 9,000 employees across 13 locations, it’s time you joined Uline.


Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.


EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled







Our employees make the difference and we are committed to offering exceptional benefits and perks!  Explore to learn more!

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Numbers & Facts

Location Pleasant Prairie, WI
Industry Business Services – Other
Company Size 5,000 to 9,999 employees
Year Founded 1980

About Company

In 1980, Liz and Dick Uihlein recognized a local need for a shipping supply distributor and started Uline from their basement. Their first product was the
H-101 carton sizer (still offered today). From those humble beginnings, the business has grown far beyond their expectations, while still remaining a family-owned and run company.

Uline is now North America’s leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies with over 1,650 box sizes in stock. Product lines have expanded to include retail, safety, material handling and janitorial items. Uline’s 812-page catalog reaches businesses nationwide, offering 37,500 products always in stock for quick delivery.

With over 6,500 employees in North America, Uline has distribution centers near Chicago, IL; Minneapolis, MN; Allentown, PA; Los Angeles, CA; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX and Seattle, WA, as well as international locations near Toronto and Edmonton, Canada and in Mexicali and Monterrey, Mexico.

Uline is a drug-free workplace.

Web Coordinator

By Emily Rice

Under administrative direction, assesses client needs, manages the design and development of new online applications, and supports the upgrades and maintenance of production applications.

The Well Qualified Candidate Will Possess the Following


  • Enterprise-level Content Management System (CMS) architecture, principles, trends, and management practices
  • Web and application servers, middleware, server hardware and software
  • Business, marketing, and public relations principles/strategies
  • Database management principles and practices
  • Principles and techniques of software development
  • Website design principles
  • Graphic design multimedia principles
  • Concepts of semantic markup
  • Fundamental concepts of employment laws, codes, and regulations, including EEO, FLSA, FMLA, and Cal/OSHA and applicable provisions of collective bargaining agreements


  • Analyzing & Interpreting Data – Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative and/or qualitative data
  • Professional & Technical Expertise – Applying technical subject matter to the job
  • Action & Results Focus – Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment
  • Critical Thinking – Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
  • Attention to Detail – Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products
  • Design Sense – Creating work products that are functional, intuitive and aesthetically pleasing
  • Innovation – Imagining and devising new and better ways of doing things
  • Listening – Fully comprehending spoken communication
  • Customer Focus – Attending to the needs and expectation of customers
  • Teamwork – Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals
  • Project Management – Planning and tracking projects to ensure they are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives
  • Cultural Proficiency – Modeling communications and interactions that respect and include all individuals and their languages, abilities, religions and cultures

Required Education and Experience

Education: A bachelor’s degree in information technology, systems analysis, web-design or other fields closely related to the job requirements of this classification from an institution of higher learning recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation. Foreign degrees and credit units require translation and equivalency established by an agency recognized by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Experience: Four years of experience in the design, development, implementation, and support of large scale Web-based applications, relational database design or online applications.

Additional Requirements: A valid California driver’s license and the availability of private transportation or the ability to obtain transportation between job sites may be required for some positions.

Payroll Administrator Needed at Candle Media (Los Angeles)

By Emily Rice

We are currently seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Payroll Administrator to join our team. As a Payroll Administrator, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the payroll process and ensuring accurate and timely payments to our employees. The role will sit at our Los Angeles office, and work a hybrid schedule: 3-days in office; Tuesday – Wed – Thursday


Process payroll accurately and on time for all employees, including salaried, hourly, and project-based workers.
Enter and maintain employee data in the payroll system, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the information.
Calculate wages, overtime, bonuses, commissions, and deductions based on time records and employment agreements.
Verify and reconcile payroll data, including hours worked, tax withholdings, benefits deductions, and other payroll-related items.
Address and resolve payroll-related inquiries or issues from employees in a timely and professional manner.
Collaborate with HR and finance teams to ensure accurate employee data, such as new hires, terminations, and changes in employment status, are properly reflected in payroll systems.
Prepare and distribute paychecks or direct deposit statements to employees.
Generate and distribute payroll reports to management and finance for review and analysis.
Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll laws and regulations, including tax withholding, reporting, and payment requirements.
Stay updated on changes in payroll regulations and adjust payroll processes accordingly.
Assist with year-end payroll processes, including W-2 preparation and reporting.
Maintain confidentiality of employee payroll information and handle sensitive data with utmost care and professionalism.
Managing electronic timekeeping systems or manually collecting and reviewing timesheets when needed.
Prepare reports as needed, including weekly, quarterly, and yearly reports.
Handling direct deposit and processing paper checks for distribution.
Process wage garnishments when requested.
Perform other assigned duties.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field preferred.
Professional certifications in payroll are a plus.
3 – 5 years proven work experience as a Payroll Administrator or similar role, preferably within the entertainment or media industry.
Strong knowledge of payroll processes, tax regulations, and labor laws across the US, primarily for California and New York.
Proficiency in using payroll software and systems. Experience with Justworks, UKG, Ceridian, and Entertainment Partners, or similar payroll platforms, is preferred.
Solid understanding of payroll calculations, including tax withholding, deductions, and benefits.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in processing and reviewing payroll data.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve payroll discrepancies or errors.
Ability to handle confidential information and maintain a high level of integrity and professionalism.
Effective communication skills to address employee inquiries and provide clear explanations of payroll-related matters.
Strong organizational and time management skills to meet payroll deadlines.
Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and other relevant software for data analysis and reporting.
Familiarity with international payroll processes and regulations is a plus.
Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities.
Exposure to union contracts (839 Animation Guild) preferred.


Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
Wellness Resources


If interested please e-mail a resume to

Senior Accountant in Burbank, CA (Possibly Remote)

By Emily Rice

In-Market Remote
Burbank, California
Full Time
75,000.00 – 95,000.00 / year (Salary or Temporary rate is based on job qualifications and relevant work experience)

Who are we hiring?
The Senior Accountant will handle day-to-day accounting duties for Sphere content and MSGE Ventures. Reporting to the Manager of Accounting, this position will be responsible for the monthly and quarterly close process, as well as supporting internal and external audit requests. This position will be responsible for Sphere Studios complete and accurate recording of expenses and construction in progress, including differentiating between several entities and departments. This position will assist the month-end process by preparing journal entries, ensuring they are adequately supported. Additionally, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for gathering documentation that supports the balance sheet accounts and prepare schedules for post-close analysis. In addition, the Senior Accountant will support the Senior Accounting Director with ad-hoc requests and special projects from local operational teams as well as Corporate HQ in New York.

What will you do?
• Prepare detailed, documented, month-end journal entries for review and approval. Reconcile balance sheet with proper support.
• Assist with post close analyses and reports, including preparation of Audit schedules as needed
• Work cross-functionally with Production and Finance to prepare project summaries and review ongoing and forecasted production initiatives to ensure adequate recording and accruals
• Work with Production accountant to accurately record transactions in General Ledger and Subledger systems
• Review fixed assets monthly additions to confirm proper classification, location, and taxability
• Assist local and corporate teams with supporting documentation for preparation of various compliance reporting such as federal and state tax returns, property tax filings, etc.
• Assist in 10-Q and 10-K report inputs and review

What do you need to succeed?
• 4+ years’ experience and a bachelor’s degree required; Finance/Accounting preferred.
• Prior experience with foreign subsidiaries and currencies required
• Prior experience with construction helpful
• CPA strongly preferred
• This role may require the individual to work limited overtime, particularly during month-end close. The individual will need to be flexible with their schedule.

Operational Skills
• Organization and time management skills.
• Detail oriented – must have drive and desire to research and resolve variances.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Be a self-starter, have a sense of urgency and be a dedicated team player.
• Ability to adapt to a changing environment and respond accordingly.
• Be creative and innovative to achieve results.
• High level of energy and commitment – must display a positive, confident assertive personality and be able to work on projects until completion.
• Ability to interact with all levels of management.

Technical/Functional Competencies
• Strong skills in Excel required.
• Preferred systems experience includes Oracle, Coupa, Concur.

More information is available at

If interested please e-mail a resume to