LosAngelesRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Los Angeles jobs

Animation Production Payroll Manager needed at Netflix (Los Angeles)

Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Netflix's is looking to hire a Production Payroll Manager to support our burgeoning animation studio in Los Angeles. This person will help to design and build payroll best practices for both our union and non-union employees (ATL and BTL), define and manage pay practices and workflows, and provide general financial oversight. This role will report to our Director of Studio Finance, Animation, and partner closely with Payroll Operations, animation creative and production leaders, and the animation studio finance team.
Develop, lead and mentor the Animation Production Payroll team
Manage relationships with external payroll providers
Ensure an accurate and timely payroll, including but not limited to: base pay, payroll taxes, union pension, health & welfare contributions, statutory and guild requirements, etc
Review and approve payroll setup process for new shows and oversight of voiceover payrolls (different requirements than employee payroll)
Serve as Animation point of contact with Corporate Payroll and Accounting teams regarding month-end close, quarter-end and year-end processes, including reviewing/approving journal entries, account reconciliations and accruals
Collaborate cross-functionally with business partners for process improvements and efficiencies
Assist in developing and driving global production payroll strategy for Animation. Refine current payroll operations with internal payroll teams to streamline processes and ensure consistency, accuracy, and best-in-class services
Responsible for ensuring all payroll regulatory filings are completed in line with statutory due dates
Lead payroll development and implementation process for new countries or entities, as needed
Partner closely with our internal partners (HR / Employee Services / Finance / People Technology) to provide our employees with a first-class onboarding and payroll experience
Proactively prepare relevant management reports and statistics as needed
Stay current on regulations, benefits changes, and labor laws impacting the payroll process, and stay compliant for all payroll tax jurisdiction
Assisting in ad-hoc duties when required
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum 7 years of relevant payroll/production accounting experience
Strong knowledge of production payroll and union/guild requirements
Familiarity with international payroll operations
Ability to assess and provide input into the impact of a business process change
Great communication skills that can build strong working relationships with external advisors and internal teams
Strong leadership skills, team player, ability to resolve conflicts
A multitasker who can prioritize to meet multiple tight deadlines
Flexibility and willingness to work across multiple time zones, sometimes outside of the conventional workday
Proactively takes initiative and makes decisions confidently
High degree of curiosity, analytical ability, detail-orientation
Innovative and collaborative and unafraid to ask questions
Can think strategically and act operationally
Can manage ambiguity, risk, and changing the direction of projects and strategies
Experience with complex cross-functional payroll projects
Bachelor's degree in Finance / Tax / Accounting / HR (or similar field) is ideal
Knowledge & understanding of international equity, mobility programs and multi-state tax theory.
Intermediate/Advanced with Excel and other Microsoft/Google products
Strong written/verbal communication skills with employees at all levels

Keywords: RICE GORTON PICTURES LTD, Los Angeles , Animation Production Payroll Manager needed at Netflix (Los Angeles), Professions , Los Angeles, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Los Angeles RSS job feeds