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Manager, Production Finance

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10012962 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business 20th Television Date posted Nov. 20, 2021

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

20th Television

Twentieth Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Manager, Production Finance

JOB DESCRIPTION

Twentieth Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, 20th Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.
 

Twentieth Television’s Production Finance Department is responsible for the financial management of all of our television series, MOW’s, pilots and specials.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the financial management and administration of both internal and external facets of development and production for original, licensed, and acquired network programming.
  • Coordinate and manage pre-production finance and accounting inclusive of budget review, corporation set up, greenlight approvals, pre-buy of foreign currency, payroll/accounting systems set up, and production cash flow.
  • Review and analyze all weekly production finance deliverables including: ledger bibles, cost reports, balance sheets, check registers, and purchase orders, to ensure accuracy and strict policy adherence.
  • Closely monitor the production progress to ensure swift financial issue resolution.
  • Provide financial support to Production Executives.
  • Ensure adherence to all production accounting policies and procedures.
  • Manage tax incentive process, including but not limited to applications, audits, qualified expense tracking, etc.
  • Ensure production advances and studio paid costs are properly recorded in the production general ledger.
  • Manage and review post production accounting functions with contracted firms.
  • Provide guidance with accounting database systems and administration.
  • Plan and perform production cost verification and operational audits.
  • Plan and perform ad hoc projects as needed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree is required.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in television or feature film production accounting is required.
  • In depth understanding of motion picture industry accounting and financial practice.
  • Knowledge and experience with union/guild agreements.
  • Passionate about television programming with a keen interest in and aptitude for learning the business.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects simultaneously, demonstrate strong analytical skills, and work well under pressure.
  • Pragmatic, highly organized and high attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a corporate environment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, SAP, PSL3, Movie Magic, and Vista/GV.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.



About 20th Television:

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with 20th Television, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Television.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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