Production Accountant

VICE Media


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
ABOUT VICE MEDIA GROUP
VICE Media Group is the world’s largest independent youth media company.  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.  VICE's content has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & 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. 

VICE Media Group’s portfolio includes Refinery29, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women;  PULSE Films, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin;  i-D, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and Garage, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.

VICE x Team
Our best in class Production Accounting Team is supporting the Global Production Services Organisation, which comprises Editorial Production Management, Commercial Production, Post Production and Global Media Operations. The team sits at the intersection of the business goals and productions as the key liaison to the financial goals of the project. 

Role x You
We’re looking for a dynamic candidate who embodies a team first mentality and is focused on delivering high caliber results. Based anywhere in Europe, this role will ensure a smooth process between the production needs, the project budget, the AP and TandE team’s requirements and reporting to Finance.

In the short term, the selected candidate will get up to speed on the VICE Media Group policies and procedures and ensure alignment with the production and finance team’s expectations. Reporting to the Global Director of Production, this role will be responsible for tracking all project costs in our production finance trackers and as a key liaison between the Production Team, AP Team, Finance and Treasury.
But after 6 months in this role will be the trusted team member to troubleshoot issues as they arise and deliver quality reports.
And after a year this role will be solely responsible for reporting from pre-production through wrap across multiple productions simultaneously and own  communications between production, finance and business leads.

Qualifications 
5+ years of experience in a production accountant role servicing various types of TV, Film, Commercial, Digital, News Productions

5+ years managing production payroll

Past experience managing travel and expense payments

Proven experience in a fast paced environment with multiple departments to coordinate and liaise across 

Strong system and Microsoft Excel skills


On a day to day you will work on the following:
Generate weekly cost reports for Line Producers and VP of Production.

Complete cost report functions: Audit Netsuite ledgers to cost trackers, Journal Entries, EFC updates, Variance Reports.

Report show budget variances to Director of Production Accounting weekly.

Liaise with HR to track FTC costs monthly.


We’d love if you had these:
Extensive experience with Production Accounting software

Production payroll experience 


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. 

If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.
Working at VICE

VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. To learn more read the VICE Guide to VICE
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