Essential Responsibilities Administer the financial on-boarding and off-boarding process for the various productions including performing pre-production, post and wrap accounting inclusive of reporting, payroll, A/P, petty cash, journal entries, p-card activity and collection of receivables & deposits. Other periodic activates include supporting the Production Finance Executive with studio breakage and recoupments, check deposits, cost allocations, initiating foreign wire requests, etc.
Champion evolving technologies and determine how to incorporate them into production finance workflows.
Schedule and coordinate initial finance kick-off and ongoing meetings for the various productions.
Communicate with Production Finance Executives and keep them abreast of any finance, production and accounting related issues.
Create, update and proactively maintain production finance documents and resources.
Serve as a bridge between freelance accounting departments and the studio to ensure both sides receive pertinent updates in a timely manner.
Finalize episodic cost reporting and perform final close procedures to ensure external and internal accounting records reconcile. This includes resolve any outstanding issues (including escheatments), management of documentation for retention and performing final closure of production ledgers.
Research and outreach to potential production locations, accounting crew hires and facilities globally.
Support ad hoc projects, training & development initiatives.