• Manager, Post Services

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    ID
    2019-11951
    Company
    Paramount Pictures
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Paramount Pictures is looking for a leader who will be responsible for all areas of finance for Media Services and Post Services.

    • Execute and finalize billing for all of Media Services, Sound Transfer, Editorial, Color and Mastering work.
    • You will also provide financial reports to Executive Management regarding billing, costs and labor.
    • Reconcile costs on completed orders accurately reflecting the technical procedures performed.
    • You adjust credit-rebills and necessary adjustments from the Finance Xytech Exception Report, at the request of Project Managers.
    • Create new Xytech reports to make billing more efficient; for example working with IT Support to create a new report that lumps MO totals together by PO instead of by Xytech Job
    • You consult with media operators and schedulers to reconcile charges and documentation discrepancies when necessary and in the case of labor related questions, consult with the lead for that area or directly with the Operator/Editor who performed the work.
    • Initiate financial on-boarding of new clients by vetting the credit forms ensuring they are thoroughly completed. Once vetted complete the on-boarding paperwork and send to Credit & Collections team.
    • Liaison with clients, schedule jobs for them with and give them any promotional materials the department has (rate card, Marketing sales booklets, etc.).
    • You gather statistical data and compile reports from Xytech, as established by departmental procedure (includes weekly batch post reports)
    • Maintain and update the Cost Master Sheet with Rate Card prices, proposed adjustments for the next fiscal year, and associated bill codes with each charge.
    • You enter orders as necessary in Xytech and STAR at the direction of the Director of Operations (for Sound Mastering, Out of House Clients, and all internal non-PO users (Feature Development, Marketing, etc.).
    • Establish billing procedures for schedulers, remind Schedulers to flip orders to phase of DP-Completed if the orders they supervise are finished and delivered.
    • You actively learn and seek out new information about Paramount Finance Procedures and provide recommendations for internal improvements.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years experience in a post-production facility
    • You are proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc)

    Additional Qualifications

    • Strong understanding of non-linear editorial, sound services & tapeless mastering production processes
    • Familiar with Windows and MAC operating systems
    • Strong oral and written communication skills for collaborating with potential and existing clientele
    • Excellent organizational abilities are necessary to coordinate the multiple and simultaneous tasks involved
    • Xytech and/or SAP experience preferred

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