Senior Production Accountant

Los Angeles, California /
Production – Production /
Full-time
About Studio71:
Studio71 is a premium global media company and content studio that develops, produces and distributes original programming across multiple platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Snap, and Roku. Studio71 is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Berlin, New York, Toronto, London, Paris and Milan.
 
Position Summary
Studio71 is looking for a Production Accounting Manager (or Sr. Production Accountant) to support the Exec. in charge of Production and Corporate Accounting in all accounting and finance aspects for various production formats. Responsibilities include day-to-day production activities such as budget and cost reporting by show, payroll and vendor payment processing, month-end close, and ad hoc reports, etc.
 
This position is full time based in Los Angeles, CA.
 
Detailed responsibilities include:
 
·       Responsible for onboarding all cast and crew
·       Process weekly payroll on multiple shows
·       Set-up new shows with Entertainment Partners
·       Enter all new budgets into system
·       Cost and financial reporting
·       Analyze, track and research variances regarding actuals vs. budgets/estimates, ensuring that all data is properly loaded into financial system
·       Payment processing – ACH, wire transfers & checks
·       Compile month-end close reports for corporate accounting (TB & GPS)
·       Close books month end – 8 entities
·       Monthly bank reconciliations – 8 accounts
·       Process and reconcile BS accounts, including cash, Petty Cash, AMEX and P-Cards
·       Overhead and internal department invoicing
·       Receivable activities
·       General ledger & journal entries 
·       New vendor maintenance
·       Facilitate all production accounting audits
·       Tax and Film credit set-up and delivery  
·       Maintain all financial files
 
 Required Skills:

- Smart Accounting
- Payroll processing (via Entertainment Partners)
- Familiarity with Non-union and union rules & rates
- Excel proficient
- Movie Magic Budgeting a plus