2nd Assistant Accountant

Posted: 5/17/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Purpose:
NBCUniversal Entertainment First Run Syndication is seeking a 2nd Assistant Accountant to work with all day to day operations as outlined below for “The Kelly Clarkson Show.” This is a Run of Show position.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Assist payroll accountant with payroll prep and input
  • Prepare and send new show production packets
  • Assist with update of Production Status Report
  • Data entry as needed, including journal entries for studio charges, and distribution charges as requested by manager
  • Research studio costs and obtain backup
  • Distribute all incoming production accounting reports and related documents
  • Update and distribute various internal Production Finance reports
  • Assist with accounts payable for 1st assistant
  • Establish and maintain complete files as needed
  • Prepare all documents for scanning and maintain boxes of returned documents
  • Input of purchase orders into accounting system
  • Run and manage exception reports in Scenechronize
  • Assist with other special projects as required (for example: funding reconciliations, bank reconciliations, implementation of new procedures, etc.)


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum 1 year of television production accounting experience
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in accounting or finance
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    Eligibility Requirements:
    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
    • Must be willing to work in Universal City, California
    • Must have work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    Desired Characteristics:
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments under high pressure in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Ability to work within a team environment

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