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Specialist, Production Incentives

As a key member of our Production and Corporate Accounting teams, you will be involved in all aspects of our production tax incentives across film, television, and documentary projects.  You will work closely with the Production and Post-Production teams, as well as the Corporate Finance and Accounting teams to ensure production incentives are managed through the full life cycle from application, monitoring and tracking, through recoupment and sale, focusing on deadlines and processing, while liaising between the respective state tax offices and productions to facilitate the monetization of our incentives.

Initial Responsibilities

  • Be the company expert on both domestic and international production incentives as it relates to applications, timing, and structure 
  • Submit applications for production incentives - gathering the various documents required in the application phases, reviewing productions’ budgeted incentive estimates, etc.
  • Create and maintain an internal incentives document system including creating tracking plans with timelines to ensure we meet all necessary deadlines, keeping production incentive estimates up-to-date, tracking incentive receipts, and updating the anticipated timing of outstanding incentives 
  • Monitor the incentive-related work of our on-set accounting teams to ensure that budget tagging is being done properly and that all deadlines production requirements are met
  • Work closely with the respective third party CPA auditors and various partners - tracking the timing of their reporting, gathering audit documentation, retrieving initial opinion letter estimates, and ensuring they have the necessary items to commence and complete their audits.
  • Oversee the staffing for production incentive work (manage hiring of on-set and third-party auditors) and ensure each plan is properly reflected in the production’s budget  
  • Research available incentives and advise production teams on potential opportunities 

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of previous experience in production accounting with at least 3 years experience working with production incentives
  • Experience working either in-house for a studio or production company in a production finance / accounting role or as a freelance production accountant
  • Experience working with production accounting softwares and Movie Magic Budgeting
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business with an emphasis in accounting, or a related field preferred
  • Motivated self-starter skilled in multitasking, time management, and strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail. 
  • Excellent communicator across multiple departments in a cross-functional component
  • Humble, diligent and resourceful

We are looking for diverse perspectives. A24 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all kinds of candidates.

Our target salary range for this position is between $90k and $120k. We do not use formal job titles internally and similarly named positions may have different compensation levels. Actual starting salary within the range will depend on various considerations, including: work experience, skills, specializations, and training. This role is also eligible for an annual performance bonus, including both cash and equity components, competitive healthcare, as well as other employee benefits.

A24 is the global entertainment company behind the Emmy-winning series Euphoria starring Zendaya, Golden Globe winning series Ramy, and such award winning films as Minari, Moonlight, Lady Bird, Midsommar, Amy, Uncut Gems and The Tragedy of Macbeth. Upcoming television projects include The Sympathizer, a limited series from Park Chan-Wook starring Robert Downey Jr., Underrated a doc series with Steph Curry, and Beef starring Academy-Award nominee Steven Yeun and Ali Wong. Current films include The Daniels’ Everything Everywhere All At Once, Alex Garland’s Men, Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer Camp’s Marcel the Shell with Shoes On and upcoming films Ari Aster’s Disappointment Blvd. starring Joaquin Phoenix, and Celine Song’s directorial debut Past Lives.

 

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