Junior Accountant - Pulse

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago

<p><strong>Junior Accountant - Pulse</strong></p>
<p><strong>Who We Are:</strong></p>
<p>Pulse Films is an award-winning, independent, modern-day studio encompassing the development, production, financing and distribution of cross-platform content for audiences worldwide. </p>
<p>Dedicated to creating moments of culture through innovative storytelling, Pulse Films operates under the following divisions: Film, Television, Branded Entertainment, Music and Commercials. Headquartered in London with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin, Pulse was founded by Thomas Benski and Marisa Clifford in 2005.</p>
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<p><strong>About VICE Media Group:</strong></p>
<p>VICE is an international media company that captures people at the heart of all our stories. We focus on the ideas, issues, and context that other outlets miss. Launched in 1994, VICE operates in 35 cities across the globe, making 1500 pieces of content every day. The company has five lines of business: VICE Digital, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICELAND, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 26 offices around the world.</p>
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<p><strong>Pulse Films x Finance Team</strong></p>
<p>The Pulse LA finance team oversees the financial flows of all LA productions across commercials, films, branded content, documentaries and more.</p>
<p>This is highly collaborative team who relies heavily upon one another to manage millions of dollars every month. Teamwork is key and the desire to be the best is expected.</p>
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<p><strong>Role x You</strong></p>
<p>We are looking for a bright, motivated Junior Production Accountant to provide support to the finance department. The ideal candidate will work comfortably with numbers, have a working knowledge of accounting principles and experience with MS Excel. The Junior Production Accountant will report directly to the US Head of Finance &amp; Operations and will need to demonstrate the ability to work proactively and independently in a fast-paced office environment.</p>
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<p><strong>In the short term…</strong></p>
<p>You will be expected to develop an intimate knowledge of the business and staff who support the projects in production.</p>
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<p><strong>And after a year…</strong></p>
<p>You will be a trusted teammate for all colleagues throughout the Pulse LA team.</p>
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<p><strong>Roles &amp; Responsibilities </strong></p>
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<li>Responsible for implementing Pulse accounting policies to freelance production teams, coordinating with the teams for the duration of the project, as well as filling requests for checks, wires, and credit card purchases.</li>
<li>Oversee all users and projects in the production/accounting system used at Pulse Films</li>
<li>Assisting staff Production Accountant with processing freelance payroll including reviewing and submitting timecards, reviewing payroll audits, coding and entering payroll invoices.</li>
<li>Responsible for the Accounts Payable function, which includes
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<li>coding and processing of invoices</li>
<li>credit card reconciliation</li>
<li>payments</li>
<li>expense reimbursement</li>
<li>Issuing yearly 1099’s</li>
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<li>Analyze and reconcile bank statements and general ledgers.</li>
<li>Assisting US Head of Finance &amp; Operations with audit requests and any ad hoc accounting projects.</li>
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<p><strong>Required Skills and Experience:</strong></p>
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<li>Bachelor’s degree. Accounting or a Business-related field a plus</li>
<li>1-3 years’ experience in Accounts payable and/or production accounting procedures.</li>
<li>Proficient in Excel.</li>
<li>Be well organized, a self-starter, detail oriented, and reliable.</li>
<li>Have a strong work ethic and a professional attitude.</li>
<li>Knowledge of general accounting principles a plus.</li>
<li>Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with clients, agency, and vendors.</li>
<li>Capability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.</li>
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<p>We want to find people who believe in our goals and feel inspired enough to grow while they’re here to fill the role, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested. We encourage you to apply and show us what you’ve got. To learn more read the<a href="https://viceguideto.vice.com/"> <strong>VICE Guide to VICE</strong></a></p>
<p>Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation.   The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job.  VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.</p>
<p>If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.</p>
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