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Req ID : 178171 As part of the Corporate Finance team, the Senior Accountant role will be reporting to the CFO, China, and will be working with the Local Production team in overseeing all accounting operations (local production company) in connection with Warner’s local language film productions in China.
Essential job functions :
Local production accountant
Overseeing all accounting and account balancing procedures for each WB China Local production project.
Communication between WB China Local Production, Home Office, and appropriate film production personnel related to accounting operations.
Overseeing the proper procedural handling of production-related financial matters, such as receiving statements and balancing accounts related to production progress payments.
Assist Director in monitoring productions.
Coordinate with local, regional, and home office personnel in the accounting area related to production, distribution, marketing, technical, financial, and legal areas.
Review and advise as needed with respect to aspects of producing the Projects, such as casting, production schedules, physical production, script modifications, cost control, budgeting, talent issues, visual effects, and others.
Monitor and manage all Projects that Company invests in, and to do their best in making all projects successful.
Providing such other services related to the accounting, development, production, and distribution of the Projects as Company may request from time to time.
Bidding Process Management
Vendor pool setup and maintenance
PR and Digital, Events, and Talent handlings.
Premiers, Media Buy.
Preparatory process management for agency pitch.
Agency contact and Q&A.
Pitch introduction materials.
Pitch material collection.
Pitch result calculation and filing
All Adpub (vendors) reimbursement verification and management
Greenlight committee assistance.
Documents collection and preparation.
Vendor costs verification & management
T&E Reimbursement Management and Analysis
T&E Fapiao checking and collection
WFOE / WNA : VAT fapiao issuance and management
CP VAT fapiao related matters (Issuance, output / input management, etc.)
LP VAT fapiao related matters
Bank account management :
Necessary bank account management and authorization
Various vendor cost analysis
CP business related accounting / finance supporting
WFOE overhead analysis and management
Compliance with internal control policies and good practices
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
Person specification :
Degree in Accounting or Finance.
Production accounting experience on China-based film productions
Proficiency in a variety of systems : Windows Environment, Microsoft Excel required : high level Excel experience preferred (macros, pivot tables, lookup functions); Microsoft Word.
Well versed in SAP.
Must have a thorough understanding of accounting principles.
Experience in Financial Reporting.
Must be able to analyze financial data and prepare / review various types of financial information : reports, schedules, journal entries, etc.
Able to communicate in English fluently.
Must have a high level of job integrity.
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Cool benefits such as Summer Fridays
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Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.