Sample Film Production Accountant Resume

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David Sanchez
979 SW 39th St
Tarzana, CA 91335

Job Objective To obtain a Film Production Accountant position and utilize my experience and skills for the successful completion of each job task.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Proficient in using Entertainment Partners budgeting software, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Access, and data manipulation
  • Strong understanding of financial reporting, margin analysis and overhead allocations
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks, Movie Magic, EP Scheduling & Budgeting, Microsoft Office suite, Skype
  • Sound knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organization skills
  • Strong ability to reconcile accounts, records, reports and journals
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations

Professional Experience:

Film Production Accountant, August 2005 – Present
NYC Production Company, Tarzana, CA

  • Assisted in preparation and filing of company tax returns and generated crew deal memos and location agreements.
  • Liaised with internal & external auditors, contractors, company employees and freelance production crew to maintain production package insurance.
  • Administered budget planning, analysis, and reporting.
  • Maintained general ledger accounting for ‘for-profit’ and ‘not-for-profit’.
  • Performed standard accounts payable and accounts receivable duties.
  • Generated standard monthly financial and ad-hoc reports as needed.
  • Provided on-the-spot status responses on company accounts payable issues and processed company petty cash receipts for cost accounting.

Film Production Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005
Fox Entertainment Group, Tarzana, CA

  • Assisted the Producer to prepare project budgets and cost estimates; and prepared status reports, cost analyses and related reports.
  • Prepared, updated and maintained budget schedules and responded to inquiries.
  • Prepared variance analysis reports and liaised with the Finance department to update the status of the production.
  • Reviewed POs and invoices for accuracy and ensured follow up with clients for receipt of payment.
  • Managed to track labor costs and utilization and updated project forecasting and estimates to complete.
  • Provided weekly updated cost ledger and generated periodic reports.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

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