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Production Analyst

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10011922 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted May. 14, 2021

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

FX Networks

FX is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW, and the streaming hub FX on HULU that features exclusive FX series, next day access to current FX and FXX series, and FX Networks’ library of legacy series. FX on Hulu exclusive series include Devs, Mrs. America, A Teacher and the upcoming The Old Man, Y: The Last Man and American Horror Stories. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 86 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series including Pose, Snowfall, Mayans M.C., and Taboo; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Black Narcissus and the upcoming Shōgun, Great Expectations and Pistol; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows, Breeders and the upcoming Reservation Dogs; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween and the Untitled B.J. Novak Project; a slate of docuseries and documentary features, including The New York Times Presents, The Most Dangerous Animal of All, AKA Jane Roe, A Wilderness of Error, Hip Hop Uncovered and Hysterical; and the FX Original Movie A Christmas Carol. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 82 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the Emmy® Award-winning comedy series Archer, DAVE and Cake, a weekly showcase of short-form comedy programming. FXX is also the cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Production Analyst (FX Networks - Los Angeles, CA 90064)

The FX Finance department is seeking a Production Analyst to assist in servicing the production accounting departments of all FX Production shows related to bank account set-up, funding, production accounting system set-up, and compliance.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with pre-production and post-production accounting, including monitoring all account balances and returning excess funds back to the studio when necessary; corresponding with Production Finance and Production Executives to obtain check signatures; and ensuring accounting file boxes are prepped and scanned, overseeing the shipment of file boxes to/from production offices, the studio, and studio archives.
  • Review and account for all bank reconciliations on all bank accounts: Prepare Studio month end funding journals for all FX Production shows using ZBA-HOP bank accounts; prepare month end Studio ledger to Cash reconciliation; and distribute ZBA monthly bank statements of cleared checks to accountants.
  • Handle all bank account inquiries including positive-pay exceptions, ACH exceptions, voided checks and stop payments for all productions on ZBA accounts; coordinate with accountants on handling refunds and deposits for shows on ZBA accounts; maintain list of users/signers on all bank accounts, including signature cards set up; open/close funded bank accounts.
  • Perform monthly funding reconciliations for all shows and follow up with accountants to ensure  bank/GL reconciliations are performed timely. 
  • Maintain and manage Show database, user access, set-up and forms, including ordering production check stock and managing all user access in the Production systems (Vista, PSL, Scenechronize) and on-line banking systems as needed.
  • Set up Studio vendors in VOB and complete EFT forms for production bank accounts.
  • Assist with processing of production invoices in Studio A/P system and funding requests.
  • Perform reconciliations of the studio costs in the general ledger (SAP) to accounting systems (VISTA/PSL) on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain reports of bank balances, billbacks, show accountant’s and PFE’s contact info and outstanding ATL payments on a weekly basis.
  • Set up project ID’s, map chart of accounts (SAP), and update project titles in Foxipedia and SAP applications.
     

Requirements:

  • Four year college degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Minimum 1-2 years of accounting, finance or production experience required
  • Strong MS Office skills required, with an emphasis on Excel, Vista & PSL
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Must be detail oriented and possess strong analytical skills
  • Must be organized, able to multitask, and work effectively under changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced and constantly changing business environment

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 FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

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 FX Networks, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

FX Networks, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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

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