TV Production Finance Executive Needed (Burbank)

TV PRODUCTION FINANCE EXECUTIVE Summary of Position: Television studio in Burbank is currently seeking a Production Finance Executive. This position reports to the Head of Production Finance and manages the financial and accounting processes for scripted television programs. Responsibilities: • Responsible for overall financial show management and administration of scripted television production • Manage freelance production accounting teams, ensuring that financial policies and procedures are adhered to, costs are accurately reported, and issues resolved • Provide guidance and assist Prep/Wrap accountants with day to day workflow and questions • Manage pre-production accounting including budgets, show set-ups, tax incentive applications • Manage production cash flows and funding requests, including tracking foreign currency hedge payments • Handles banking inquiries, production deposits, bank reconciliations, and wire transfer payments • Manage ATL payments, including creating payment schedules and analysis of payments for proper distribution • Review and analyze production accounting ledgers, hot costs, cost reports, and trial balances • Oversee the turnover of projects from Production to Wrap, generate Cost Reports when needed, and work with Wrap Accountant throughout Post to closing of shows • Review, print and distribute US checks for foreign location productions • Maintain and update Accounting Manual and forms • Partner with Legal, Business Affairs, Production, and Corporate to effectively manage the financial operations of TV production projects • Generate quarterly reports for Corporate Finance and work closely with them to answer any questions • Ad hoc reports and projects as required Experience & Skills: • Experience with scripted episodic television accounting and budgeting • Thorough understanding of production and production accounting responsibilities • Knowledge and experience with union/guild agreements • Experience with international productions and knowledge of tax incentive programs • Experience with V5, Global Vista, MMB, SceneChronize, and proficient in Excel • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Accounting or Finance) • Attention to Detail, highly organized, and strong analytical skills • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure with minimal supervision • Must get along with others and work well as part of a team EMAIL FOR SUBMISSIONS TVPRODACCTGGMAIL.COM

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