Temp Animation- Finance Coordinator

Los Angeles

The Finance Coordinator directly supports the Director of Finance and the Production Accountant on an Animated Feature Film.  The primary responsibility of the position is crew payroll processing and vendor payments.     

Primary Responsibilities

  • Process paperwork and maintain files accurately and timely:
  • Weekly EP Payroll processing and distribution
  • Print and distribute weekly crew timecards
  • Accounts Payable, including Vendor Setup
  • SAG payroll and Station 12 clearances as needed
  • Journal entries as requested
  • Start paperwork for new employees and Term paperwork for exiting employees
  • Collaborate with the Skydance Media Finance team on A/P and Month end reporting issues in the Intacct general ledger system.
  • Input wires into Smart Accounting or Intacct

  • Create accurate and timely reports:
  • Weekly AP/Payroll postings
  • Show-end SAG reports
  • Maintain Payroll, Employment contract, Accounts Receivable and Dismissal Pay lists
  • Independent Contractor report as needed
  • Create Ad Hoc reports as requested by Director of Finance​ or Production Accountant

  • Comply with all procedures for POs, Invoices, Checks and Timecard approvals
  • Elevate Problems to Director of Finance or Production Accountant when necessary
  • Provide Production Accountant with possible solutions to problems presented
  • Identify possible job efficiencies
  • Consistently communicate professionally, clearly, concisely, timely and accurately with Director of Finance or Production Accountant, Vendors, HR, Payroll and Production Employees


  • Knowledge of Animation process/Animation industry experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, flexible, team player 
  • Strong time management skills

Education Requirements / Experience

  • Five years Payroll accounting experience, especially working with Entertainment Partners
  • Working knowledge of union pay requirements (e.g. Local 839, Local 700, SAG)
  • Comfortable working in Excel
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of confidential payroll data

Only applications submitted through the linked job form will be considered.


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