Role details

Controller

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Major Media Conglomerate seeking Controller for growing team.
  • Comapny specializes within TV Prodcution and is headquartered in NYC.

About Our Client

Major media conglomerate with a focus on TV production headquartered in NYC.

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

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

* MS Office Skills: Advanced Excel; PowerPoint & Word

What's on Offer

Commensurate with experience

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