Production Accountant needed at Hecho Studios (Los Angeles)
Company: RICE GORTON PICTURES LTD
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 27, 2023
POSITION: Production Accountant Hecho Studios Los Angeles
We are looking for an experienced Production Accountant overseeing
both the corporate and production accounting for the 72andSunny
Production Company, Hecho Studios a fast-growing subsidiary of
72andSunny with 30 permanent employees across NY and LA, increasing
to 80 total during peak production periods. Productions include a
film division including branded entertainment, short-form, long
form, live action, editorial docu-style content, podcasts and a
print & design division. The production company also oversees
extensive post-production activity including audio, editorial,
motion graphics and finishing. This individual will report to the
Controller of 72andSunny and the Hecho Operations Director and and
will assist in building a top-notch production accounting
infrastructure. The Production Accountant will work with production
company leadership to design and implement new, scalable processes
for this rapidly growing subsidiary.
--- Perform all aspects of production specific accounting and
maintaining organized records for all entries and transactions.
--- Prepare trial balances, cost reports, and hot costs to ensure
they are in compliance with policies and procedures.
--- Perform cash functions for productions (issue checks, set up
wire payments, manage petty cash, review cash flows, and prepare
--- Partner with various line producers to provide financial
support from beginning to end of the production process, including
developing production budgets, project set-up and cost
--- Monitor production process to ensure financial accuracy and
swift resolution of any issues.
--- Issue, manage and track corporate credit cards and P-Cards for
employees and crew
--- Train crew hires on how to use the current accounting system as
required by their position and
--- Evaluate and implement efficiencies and best practices to
improve operations and department
--- Reply to Legal, Accounting and Production regarding various ad
hoc production accounting
--- Assist with internal and external audit inquiries and
participate in production audits, if required.
--- Manage all aspects of production tax incentive processes, when
--- Minimum 4 years' experience in production accounting, ideally
live-action feature film productions
--- Strong knowledge of production tax incentives and related
--- Corporate and production accounting expertise
--- Experience in handling a large number of simultaneous
--- Budgeting and costing experience in Movie Magic and Global
--- Must be proficient in budgeting multi-camera and single camera
--- Deep understanding of union working conditions
--- Strong Excel skills
--- 4-year degree in business related field preferred
--- Respectful and works well in team environment; proactive in
initiating tasks that add value
--- Excellent communication skills; ability to take initiative in
communicating issues and status
--- A "customer-service" orientation; "how can the
accounting/finance group support management more efficiently?"
The Production Accountant reports to the Controller of 72andSunny
and the Hecho Operations Director.
The above is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities - in the
spirit of collaboration and growth, what we're after is for you to
shape and grow your role beyond what's listed.
We have worked hard to build a reputation as one of the best
creative companies because we craft everything carefully and
execute to the highest standards of the industry. And although we
recognize what works in our culture, we are constantly looking for
better ways to do everything. We also believe that an open and
collaborative relationship with each other creates the best work
and results. We look forward to you being our partner on these
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