Production Finance Accountant

Santa Monica, CA
Full Time
Requisition ID: 171418BR

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Position will support the management of Films and Series projects from prep through delivery including issuance of final cost report and HBO Corporate Finance Reporting.


This position will interact regularly with freelance production accountants as well as with HBO Corporate Finance. Responsibilities include project set-up, overseeing/participating in operational reviews and audits to ensure compliance with the Production Finance Production Accounting Manual, reviewing and analyzing cash flows and funding needs during the course of the show, generating and analyzing monthly corporate financial reporting. Additional duties include banking responsibilities, reconciling from the Production Company books to HBO General Ledger, generating and analyzing project costs to date, generating journal entries. This position is responsible for improving related systems/processes. Special projects include updating the Production Finance Accounting Manual and Sarbanes Oxley quarterly reviews. Candidate must be proactive, able to critically think and work independently.


  • Proficient with PSL and EP accounting software and excel.

  • Prior production accounting experience is required.

  • Must be able to multi-task and work well under deadlines and time constraints.

  • Knowledge of various US and foreign tax incentives.

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel.

  • Must be able to organize and schedule work effectively.

  • 2 years production or accounting experience required.


America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.