Offers “Netflix”

Expires soon Netflix

Associate, Production Finance - Indie Film (Post)

  • Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
  • Teaching

Job description

The Opportunity:
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with over 200 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

The Role:
The Post Finance Associate will work closely with the Post Finance Manager and will help manage the post production accounting aspect of our original feature films, be a liaison between the freelance post production accounting teams and the studio and provide studio tracking and analysis. You should have strong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail.  You should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, you are quick-thinking, adaptable to change, able to juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time and are self-motivated. You must have the ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight time-frames in a fast-paced environment.  You will interact with teams like Business & Legal Affairs, Finance, Production, Post Production, Visual FX, Tax and Creative to effectively financially manage the post production process.

Responsibilities:

·  Pro-actively set up various post finance meetings for each film;
·  Onboard each new post production accountant to the in-house applications, policies and procedures;
·  Maintain a close working relationship with Treasury;
·  Track cash flows and update cost reports for all original features in post production;
·  Manage relationship between payroll companies and production/post accounting teams;
·  Coordinate with the post accounting clerk and the production accounting teams to scan all relevant documents to a cloud-based scanning solution;
·  Coordinate the approval of funding requests;
·  Coordinate payments for and collaborate with teams like music and VFX
·  Liaise with the internal Post and Creative teams regarding the various film deliveries to ensure payments are made in a timely fashion; 
·  Liaise with Labor Relations, Tax and the post production accountants to facilitate the various audits during post production; and
·  Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise.

Experience:

·   Candidates must have experience in production accounting as a 1st assistant or key 2nd assistant accountant.
·  Candidate must have experience with managing a team and have excellent communication skills.
·  It is preferable, but not necessary, that candidate have the ability to read and understand things like cost reports, legal contracts and articulate issues using creative, production or financial context.
Closing :
Due to the nature and scope of this role, we will need to run a background check on you prior to starting with us.

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