Production Accountant

VICE Media

Multiple Locations


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
<p><strong>Production Accountant&nbsp;</strong></p>
<p><strong>ABOUT VICE MEDIA GROUP</strong></p>
<p><a href="https://company.vice.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> is the world’s largest independent youth media company.&nbsp; Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world.&nbsp; VICE's content has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts &amp; Sciences, Peabodys, Golden Globes, Sundance Film Festival, George Polk, Scripps Howard, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard and Webbys, among others.&nbsp;</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group’s portfolio includes</span><a href="https://www.refinery29.com/en-us"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Refinery29</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women;</span><a href="https://www.pulsefilms.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp; </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">PULSE Films</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; </span><a href="https://i-d.vice.com/en_us"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">i-D</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and</span><a href="https://garage.vice.com/en_us"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Garage</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.</span></p>
<p><strong>VICE x Team</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our best in class Production Accounting Team sits at the intersection of the business goals and productions as the key liaison to the financial goals of the project.</span></p>
<p><strong>Role x You</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We’re looking for a dynamic candidate who embodies a team first mentality and is focused on delivering high calibur results.</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This role will be responsible for tracking all project costs across Netsuite and in our accounting software (PSL) and as a key liaison between the Production Team and AP Team. This role will ensure a smooth process between the production needs, the project budget, the AP and T&amp;E team’s requirements and reporting to Finance.</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This position will also be integral to bridge the communication with the Production Payroll team.&nbsp;</span></p>
<p><strong>In the short term</strong> <span style="font-weight: 400;">the selected candidate will get up to speed on the VICE Media Group policies and procedures and ensure alignment with the production team’s expectations.</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</span></p>
<p><strong>But after 6 months in this role&nbsp; </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">will be the trusted team member to troubleshoot issues as they arise.</span></p>
<p><strong>And after a year </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">this role will be across multiple productions simultaneously and leading the charge on all items accounting related.</span></p>
<p><strong>Qualifications&nbsp;</strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">5+ years of experience in a production accountant role servicing TV and/or Film productions</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">5+ years working with a 3rd party production payroll company</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Past experience managing travel and expense payments</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven experience in a fast paced environment with multiple departments to coordinate and liaise across&nbsp;</span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>On a day to day you will work on the following:</strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Generate weekly cost reports for Line Producers and VP of Production.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Complete cost report functions: Audit Netsuite ledgers to PSL, Journal Entries, EFC updates, Variance Reports.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Report show budget variances to Manager of Production Accounting weekly.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Audit and post Cast and Crew payroll in PSL (accounting software) and Netsuite.</span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>We’d love if you had these:</strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Extensive experience with Production Accounting software</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Production payroll experience&nbsp;</span></li>
</ul>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.&nbsp;</span></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.&nbsp; We will work together to best meet your needs.</span></p>
<p><strong>Working at VICE</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive c