Production Accountant

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Carry Ender

carry.ender@gmail.com | (486) 953-2664 | Anchorage, AK

Summary


I am a Production Accountant with over 5 years of experience in the entertainment industry. I have worked on both union and non-union productions, as well as independent films. I am extremely detail oriented and have a strong understanding of production accounting software programs such as Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling. I am also proficient in Excel and QuickBooks. In addition to my production accounting experience, I also have a background in finance and management which makes me an ideal candidate for this position.

Experience


Production Accountant at Nordica, AKMay 2022 - Present

  • Reduced production costs by 10% through negotiating better rates with vendors and suppliers.
  • Streamlined the invoicing and payments process, resulting in a 20% reduction in accounts receivable.
  • Developed a new system for tracking inventory which resulted in a 5% increase in efficiency.
  • Negotiated discounts with shipping companies which saved the company $15,000 per year.
  • Managed the budget for 3 successful productions.

Assistant Production Accountant at Alta, AKJul 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Negotiated with vendors to secure discounts that saved the production $5,000 over the course of filming.
  • Kept track of and organized receipts for 2,000 individual purchases made by the production team.
  • Monitored spending on a daily basis and alerted the Production Accountant when expenditures were getting close to or exceeding budgeted amounts.
  • Entered all invoices into accounting software program and created weekly reports detailing expenditure categories for review by Production Accountant.
  • Assisted in preparing cost analysis reports at end of shoot which helped inform future budgets for similar productions.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at University of AlaskaSep 2013 - May 2017

I have learned excellent research, writing, critical thinking, and time management skills while studying Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Skills


  • Excel
  • VBA
  • Access
  • SQL
  • Tableau
  • Quickbooks

Yanelie Deselms

yanelie.deselms@gmail.com | (835) 786-5736 | Great Falls, MT

Summary


As a Production Accountant with over 5 years of experience, I have gained extensive knowledge in all areas of accounting and finance within the entertainment industry. My main focus is on ensuring that production budgets are adhered to and that financial reporting is accurate and timely. I have excellent problem solving skills and work well under pressure to meet deadlines. I am a highly motivated individual who takes pride in my work and strives for excellence at all times.

Experience


Production Accountant at Danaher Corporation, MTApr 2022 - Present

  • Negotiated and secured $5M in production financing for upcoming feature film.
  • Arranged tax-incentivized co-production deal with foreign territory, resulting in 20% increase to overall budget.
  • Hired and trained new accounting staff of 4 people.
  • Completed post-production audit on previous film project, identifying $250k in overspends that were recouped from vendors.
  • Managed payroll for crew of 150 people on location.

Assistant Production Accountant at Boeing Corporation, MTAug 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed daily accounting tasks for a team of 10 production accountants.
  • Maintained up-to-date and accurate records of all spending throughout the production process.
  • Streamlined communication between the accounting department and other departments within the company.
  • Tracked invoices and payments to ensure that they were processed in a timely manner.
  • Provided support to the Production Accountant during busy periods.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Montana State UniversitySep 2012 - May 2017

I have learned excellent research, writing, and critical thinking skills while studying for my Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Skills


  • Financial analysis
  • Budgeting
  • Cost accounting
  • Financial reporting
  • Accounts payable/receivable
  • General ledger management