A/R DIRECTOR NETWORK FINANCE
Location: Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles Area)
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX TELEVISION
Responsible for Network Billing Function, Including:
Reviews and approves all billing and supporting schedules.
Reviews and approves all billing adjustments.
Reviews Network Contracts & Reimbursable Agreements:
Ensures contract questions are posed and resolved on a current basis.
Reconciles Network Agreements to billing for each production.
Oversee and Review Estimating Needs Status Report with Director, Production Accounting on bi-weekly basis. Escalate unresolved issues to Senior Management within 30 days.
Oversee and Review Business Affairs Issues Report on a monthly basis. Escalate unresolved issues to Senior Management within 30 days.
Collaborate with Business Affairs and Production Accounting to ensure all documentation required for billing is provided and in a timely fashion.
Ensure follow up done on timely basis and escalate appropriately.
Identify & Communicate Agreement Issues/Policies that could be modified to improve collections.
Prepares monthly and ad hoc activity reports.
Responsible for Network Collections Function, Including:
Insures Timely Collection & Resolution of Issues
Contact Networks' Business Affairs, Accounts Payable, and Audit Departments to
determine exact reasons for delayed and past due payments.
Work Effectively to Ensure Payments are Received and Amounts aged over 60 days are kept to a minimum.
Building strong relationships with Network Auditors and Payables personnel.
Prepares Weekly/Monthly Reports on Status of Accounts Receivable Issues.
Responsible for Network Audit Function, Including:
Supervise the timely scheduling of outstanding audits.
Review audit items disallowed by Networks and TCFT counter arguments with
Sr. Financial Analysts, as necessary.
Reviews audit results with Sr. Financial Analyst, Audit and Management.
Review status of Network audits report prepared by Sr. Financial Analysts, Audit.
Tracks and analyzes impact of potential A/R Write-Offs and disallowances on profit.
Track Production Revenue, Including:
Provide Delivery Schedule by Project to Financial Reporting on a monthly basis and forecast on a quarterly basis for Revenue Recognition.
Review reconciliation of billings by show, by season, to actuals in distribution.
Reconciles Accounts Receivable to the general ledger.
Business Analyst and Liaison with IT for Accounts Receivable Enhancement/Maintenance Projects.
Responsible for Design & Implementation of New Systems
Monitor status meetings and issue logs through project completion.
SOX - Assess TCFTV Revenue /Order Management and liaison to Internal Auditors regarding SOX compliance.
Provide overload back-up and vacation relief for Executive Director, Network Finance.
Ad Hoc studies and reports, as assigned.
-7 years related experience at a Studio or Production House
-Network contract experience
-Knowledge of TV Production process
A/R DIRECTOR NETWORK FINANCE