• SVP, Production Finance

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    ID
    2019-12944
    Company
    Paramount Pictures
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    The Senior Vice President is responsible for the supervision of production accountants assigned to Paramount Television. Responsibilities include:

     

    • Estimate production costs of potential Paramount Television productions.
    • Review budgets prepared by production accountants.
    • Manage financial aspects of co-productions, including forecasting, reporting and billing/collecting from or paying partners depending on which party is the producing entity.
    • Forecast cash needs of Paramount Television productions and term deal and development activities.
    • Work with Viacom Treasury to open, maintain and close production bank accounts.
    • Implement and enforce Viacom/Paramount policies and procedures.
    • Prepare daily hot cost and weekly estimate-to-complete cost reports and review with senior management.
    • Understand guild rules and ensure production practices and recording of payrolls are in compliance.
    • Maintain an effective relationship with third-party payroll services
    • Prepare forecasts of production and development activities for monthly, quarterly and annual corporate business planning process.
    • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of  worldwide production incentives.
    • Prepare, track, assist in statutory audits of and collect production incentive applications
    • Assist guild auditors in their review of wrapped TV projects
    • Participate in weekly staff production meetings
    • Contribute to preparation of weekly production status report for submission to senior management

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance or equivalent field
    • Minimum 10 years’ experience of production finance management. 
    • Prior experience in television production.

     

    Additional Qualifications

     

    • Prior extensive experience as production accountant
    • Knowledge of the workflow and procedures involved in TV production 
    • Thorough knowledge of collective bargaining agreements
    • Excellent communication skills including the ability to prepare, analyze, interpret and present financial information to senior management
    • Excellent organizational and management skills
    • Evidence of success in dealing with all levels of Company personnel, production talent and other outside stakeholders.

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