Full Time Job

Production Accountant

Skybound Entertainment

Los Angeles, CA 09-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Skybound is seeking an experienced Production Accountant for our TV Animation Studio in North Hollywood. The ideal candidate is happy to be part of a team and is willing and able to handle all tasks, including cost reporting, accounts payable, petty cash, payroll as well as filing. They are comfortable juggling multiple priorities and working with complex Excel spreadsheets. Must have a minimum of 5 years of production accounting experience including budget management and reporting into a broader accounting organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review production cost reports and report consolidated findings to production and finance executives on a weekly basis escalating areas of concern.
  • Support line producers and production accountants setting up cost report templates for new projects.
  • Assist in obtaining all production accounting studio deliverables at delivery completion.
  • Manage, monitor and review all costs hitting projects including labor, accounts payable, p-card purchases and petty cash.
  • Prepare journal entries related to production allocations.
  • Ensure purchases are properly controlled and authorized and that invoices are recorded and paid.
  • For actor payments, collaborate with the payroll company to address any issues throughout the payroll cycle, review and approve final reports from the external payroll company.
  • A solid understanding of payroll process and labor law.
  • Prepare invoices and handle collections.

Competencies:

  • Handles confidential information with a high degree of discretion and good judgment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline drive environment.
  • Professional in all interactions with co-workers, customers, vendors and others.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and accounting skills.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Film Studies preferred.
  • Experience with show accounting for television series a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills

Company Overview

Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties, extending their stories to further platforms including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, and beyond. The company is the home of notable properties including The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Super Dinosaur.

On screen, Skybound holds a first-look television deal with Amazon Studios and a first-look movie deal with Universal. Additional strategic partnerships across the entertainment industry include comic book publishing with Image Comics, book publishing with Simon & Schuster, and a first-look narrative audio deal with Audible.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Skybound we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! Skybound is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, hair texture or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Skybound complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination.

Skybound will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the CA Fair Chance Act and Los Angeles Fair Chance

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzn167-3-227-235-216-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Skybound Entertainment

Company Overview

Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties, extending their stories to further platforms including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, and beyond. The company is the home of notable properties including The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Super Dinosaur.

On screen, Skybound holds a first-look television deal with Amazon Studios and a first-look movie deal with Universal. Additional strategic partnerships across the entertainment industry include comic book publishing with Image Comics, book publishing with Simon & Schuster, and a first-look narrative audio deal with Audible.

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