Talent Payment, Admin Assistant
ConfidentialLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Confidential Los Angeles, CA US
Major talent agency with offices in Los Angeles and New York is seeking a Talent Payment, Admin Assistant to join our finance department in the LA office. In this role, candidates will learn how a talent agency works from the inside, as well as how actors are paid for various types of work (films/TV, commercials, voice-over, digital, literary).
This is an entry-level role with great opportunity for advancement and growth within the finance department. We are looking for candidates who are interested in pursuing a long-term role in entertainment finance or business affairs.
-- Screening calls for the department
-- Processing incoming payments for clients across all departments
-- Preparing payment mailings and bank deposits
-- Interacting with clients & their representatives, ensuring clear, correct communication regarding the status of payments
-- Filing contracts, in coordination with the agency's Contracts Administration
-- Working on various projects that aid in the overall operations of the agency
Must be able to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment.
Experience with accounting/business affairs for an entertainment company (studio, agency, union, production company, etc.) strongly preferred but not mandatory.
AA or BA in Accounting or Finance (a plus but not required)
Proficiency in MS Word/Excel/Outlook and 10 key
Comfortable screening calls
Multi-tasking & prioritizing urgent issues effectively
Discretion is essential
Ability to work quickly and efficiently while maintaining strict attention to detail
This is a FULL TIME position to start immediately. Local LA-area candidates only.
Salary: Hourly rate (plus OT) negotiable, based on experience
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