Production Accountant - Winter Circle Productions

New Orleans
04 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Position Summary:

The Production Accountant is responsible for managing and controlling the financial aspects of project–based budgets for AEG Presents festivals. The job includes preparing schedules and budgets for productions and managing the day–to–day accounting financial reporting against the budgets.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare annual budgets and reforecast based on monthly and annual projected sales and expenses ensuring that allocated budgets are not exceeded.
  • Analyze budget data to identify ways to reduce business expenses. Make recommendations to VP Operations and VP Finance to lower costs and increase overall profit. Review upcoming expenses, scheduled labor, supplies needed etc. to ensure budget is efficiently allocated and to prepare for potential overages.
  • Responsible for the review and reconciliation of balance sheet, general ledger, accounts receivables and accounts payables. Review, log and code invoices, purchase orders and contractual commitments required in order to process for payment.
  • Pull data to create detailed reports to management and finance team. Analyze data and provide insight and recommendations based on trends and projected expenses and return.
  • Build budgets in internal ticketing systems. Ensure vendors are set up properly in accounting systems.
  • Act as main point between the accounting and production teams.
  • Work with other departments on the implementation of Production Accounting Software. Provide feedback to increase use and efficiency. on development of Production Accounting Software with internal management teams.
  • Complete budget settlement, ensuring payments are coded correctly.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4–year) in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 4 years of related work experience
  • Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of GAAP and best practices
  • Strong financial analytical skills with prior experience in finance reporting systems
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish the goals of finance department
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Production Accounting Software
  • Music industry experience
  • CPA preferred

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee's job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.

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