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Temp Payroll Accountant needed (Los Angeles)

Staffing Agency is looking for a temporary Production Payroll Accountant for our client. This position is an in-office position. All applicants should be local to Los Angeles. The term of the position is open and could convert to a full-time direct hire role for the right individual.

Responsibilities and Duties include but not limited to:

  • Confirm and report worked hours of all talent for weekly payroll processing using the company‚Äôs third-party payroll company
  • Review hours worked and rates to make sure of adherence to minimum guarantees
  • Work closely with the company teams to make sure all information required for payroll is accurate and current
  • Work HR Department to get any needed employee paperwork
  • Interact with the third-party payroll company, Finance Department and HR department to ensure payments are processed timely and accurately
  • Ensure problems and issues are investigated, and resolved in a timely manner
  • Assist the team with year-end third-party payroll document preparation
  • Provide recommendations for improvements of processed and systems
  • Other duties and special projects as needed

Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum 2+ years production accounting experience
  • Experience processing payroll for film or television productions required
  • Experience working with payroll software
  • Knowledge of SAG/AFTRA rules and contracts preferred
  • Ability effectively work closely and build solid business relationships with coworkers, freelancers, and third parties
  • Ability to and multitask, prioritize, and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to function in a high-volume department
  • Superior computer skills MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe, QuickBooks, Google Sheets
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work both independently and as a team with coworkers
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Proactive: able to effectively plan and anticipate needs
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Ability to work Overtime as needed

Salary: Up to $30.00/hour DOE as a temp

Resumes to: resumes@friedmanpersonnel.com