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Production Payroll Accountant

New York , New York

REQ ID JR23-11128 Apply View Saved Jobs

We are looking for a Production Payroll Accountant to provide payroll processing support and analysis for Sharp Entertainment. Reporting to the Director of Production Accounting, the Production Payroll Accountant will be responsible for assisting in weekly processing of production payroll, including calculation and review of timecards, onboarding, offboarding, audit of payroll invoices, and other ad hoc financial and payroll reporting as necessary.  The Production Payroll Accountant will work directly with the Production Executives, Producers, Production Managers, Coordinators, as well as with vendors, clients, Finance Management and Business Affairs.


  • Process and audit of weekly union/nonunion production payroll. Maintain general organization of employee files and payroll record keeping.

  • Ad hoc projects and reporting related to payroll & benefits tracking.

  • Liaison between accounting department, production management, and human resources. 

  • Comply with Sony Accounting reporting requirements.  


Skill In:  Proficient in the use of Cast & Crew software – Start+, Studio+, Hours+, PSL+, and various Sony reporting programs.  Strong excel skills. Accounting degree is a plus and prior production experience and labor law experience is preferred.


  • Work well under pressure and on deadline with minimal supervision.  

  • Take initiative with given responsibilities.  

  • Utilize organizational and time management skills.  

  • Work independently and with colleagues.  

  • Work with discretion and maintain confidentiality.  

  • Focus and pay close attention to detail.  

  • Effectively resolve issues in a timely manner.

In office hybrid schedule - NYC based candidates preferred.

The anticipated base annual salary for this position is $54,200 - $85,000. This role may also qualify for annual incentive and/or comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.


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