Role details

Accounting Manager

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Major media corporation with focus in TV and Publishing
  • Accounting Manager role will oversee all production accounting

About Our Client

Major media corporation with focus in both television production and publising.

Job Description

Responsible for the fiscal management and administration of both internal and external facets of development and production for original, licensed, and acquired network programming

Responsible for working with the Director of Finance in implementing

department procedures and workflows

Coordinate and manage pre-production finance and accounting inclusive of budget review, greenlight approvals, payroll/accounting systems set up, and production cash flow

Closely monitor the production progress to ensure swift financial issue resolution

Provide financial support to Production Executives, inclusive of bi-weekly cost reporting

Participate in creating all production accounting policies and procedures and ensuring staff compliance

Manage any tax incentive operations, including but not limited to applications, audits, qualified expense tracking

Work with corporate finance team to ensure updated show costs or amortization purposes, facilitate all breakage requests/approvals and monitor show pre-fund requirements

Provide guidance with accounting database systems and administration

Other duties and special projects as assigned by Controller and/or Finance Director

The Successful Applicant

5+ years experience as a production accounting supervisor or manager

In depth understanding of television industry accounting and financial practice

Demonstrated experience in handling a large volume of original productions

Knowledge and experience with union/guild agreements

Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple projects simultaneously and demonstrate strong analytical skills

Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel

Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting

What's on Offer

Commensurate with experience

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