The Walt Disney Company Production Accountant in San Francisco, California
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We are looking for a Production Accountant who reflects the innovative spirit, creative talent, and passion for great storytelling and filmmaking that define Lucasfilm.
The Production Accountant is responsible for working closely with the Senior Post/Development Accountant as well as the Production Finance Executives to manage all aspects of our live action productions while in development, early prep, post production and in maintenance after delivery.
Process production-specific accounts payable from end to end in production accounting specific Software (EP Global Vista; Cast and Crew PSL)
Process union and non-union production payrolls of up to 50 crew members spanning multiple productions
Building out above the line talent payment schedules and administering the payments
Process and track payroll for talent and crew members on overall deals with Lucasfilm including billing to productions
Manage accounts payable, accounts receivable and vendor deposits on both and show specific general ledgers including bill-backs to productions when green-lit
Prepare journal entries and reconciliations with the appropriate supporting documentation
Work with our colleagues at Disney Studio Controllership to provide forecast deliverables for quarter close and on an ad hoc basis
Support efforts for process improvements
Provide ad-hoc analysis to the VP, Production Finance and Director(s) of Production Finance
Ideal candidate would possess a blend of both on-production and in house studio production finance experience
Strong knowledge of union payroll; experience with SAG and WGA
3-5 minimum years experience on large budget tentpole feature films or large scale episodic productions (over $100M)
Experience working in multiple currencies and in multiple countries
Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
A calm, approachable personality especially when dealing with high profile talent
Self-motivated problem-solver with a strong desire to contribute to the team and Company’s success
A desire to work seamlessly within a strong team in a fast-paced, unpredictable, ambiguous environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Maturity to handle confidential information
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, SAP, Global Vista and PSL
- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related preferred or commensurate industry experience.
Job ID: 764213BR
Location: San Francisco,California
Job Posting Company: Studios Content
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