Full Time Job

Accounting Clerk


Universal City, CA 11-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Role Summary/Purpose:
The Production Finance Accounting Clerk supports the VP Production Finance, liasons with film productions, and processes payments thru internal NBCU systems. The position deals with highly confidential financial and proprietary information and interacts with all levels of the Studio including Senior Management, Physical Production, Post-Production, Visual Effects, Tax, Development, Business Affairs, Legal and other business units of the Company.

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.)

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

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics
• Bachelor degree preferred
• Previous Production Experience (television or film) preferred. Knowledge of any industry specific accounting or scheduling programs a plus.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d81x4m-54-227-97-219-42 in your application.