ABCLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Contract Administrator (FX Networks)
FX is seeking a Contract Administrator to provide support to the Business Affairs department. This position will coordinate deal and payment information with finance, interface directly with business executives to review contracts and coordinate with accounting departments at agencies and management companies.
• Manage the day-to-day financial and payment needs of the Business Affairs department, including reviewing required documents for payment and advising with respect to their preparation.
• Assist in the design and implementation of systems for easy distribution of reports and data to the appropriate stakeholders.
• Track the progress and delivery of development projects with creative affairs, coordinate payment with finance and respond to external inquiries.
• Maintain familiarity with guild payment obligations, including pay rates and deadlines for payment.
Minimum 3 years experience in a fast-paced business & legal affairs department with emphasis on payment processing and tracking of key business terms.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must have strong reasoning and basic math skills.
Strong familiarity with Microsoft office applications including, Word, Outlook and Excel. Adobe Acrobat Pro experience preferred.
Must be detail-oriented with the ability to independently prioritize work and handle multiple tasks, with excellent organizational skills.
High degree of integrity, discretion and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals.
Client-service oriented with the ability to easily switch gears.
• 4 year college degree in business or a paralegal certificate preferred.
About FX Networks:
FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX . FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shogun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network's library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.
American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.