Manages all the financial aspects of production, tracking expenditure against budget using film-industry accounting processes.
The accounting department manages the financial aspects of a busy production. Just like regular accountants and bookkeepers, production accountants and their team of clerks process thousands of transactions and support financial functions such as budgeting, payroll, cost reporting and banking. Much of the work takes place in an office-style setting and involves interacting with the departments involved the film or television production.
Entry Level & In-demand
What kind of jobs are available?
What those who work in this department bring to the work.
- Ability to make graphs
- Love for numbers
- A perfectionist way of doing things
- Accounting in other fields
- Graduate course in accounting or statistics related field
Assistant Accountant AP/PR/PC
Accounting Clerk 1
Accounting Clerk 2
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