Production Accountant

  • Negotiable
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page International - US
  • 17 Nov 17 2017-11-17

Opportunity to join a brand name multinational corporation that provides services and products for the communication, media and entertainment industries. This individual will responsible for working closely with the LA production team and billing manager on project and bid P&L's, support profitability of projects, manage billing to the clients including invoice creation, project closure, and billing analysis.

My client is a brand name multinational corporation that provides services and products for the communication, media and entertainment industries.

Description

Responsibilities Will Include But Not Be Limited To:

  • Perform cost analysis of bids and projects using CETA system and manual P&L spreadsheets based on producer needs
  • Support producers in preparing detailed cost estimates for projects
  • Support the Executive Producer and General Manager on the profitability of each project, and provide insight into opportunities and risks
  • Provide weekly P&L & variance analysis for all current projects
  • Assist with weekly revenue forecasting
  • Review live action production costs & provide variance analysis against budget
  • Capture and maintain large data documents
  • Issue Billing Approvals, Deposit Invoices, Reversal Invoices and Internal invoices as requested by Producers
  • Follow up with Producers on outstanding billing approvals
  • Review all projects, and outstanding items with Producers, Schedulers and Costings to - prepare projects for closing in a timely manner
  • Update new client information
  • Work with global CETA team to address and solve any system-related issues
  • Maintain paperwork and project information for audit needs

Profile

  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of billing or financial analysis experience - preferably in a post-production or advertising environment (VFX industry knowledge is an asset although not required)
  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel and SAP and CETA knowledge preferred
  • Must have exceptional communication/client relationship skills to bridge the gap between finance and producers/creative directors.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment, with a strong sense of urgency to achieve results

Job Offer

This is a fantastic opportunity to enter a company while they experience great growth, and thus taking on more and more responsibilities, providing you with the career opportunities you want! A few of the many perks offered by our client are:

  • Competitive pay
  • High bonuses
  • Regular reviews to ensure career growth
  • Clear path towards leadership within the company