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Accounts Payable / Assistant Accountant

at FINCH (view profile)
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Date Posted March 6, 2017
Category Accounts
Job Type Full-time


Accounts Payable

FINCH is a nimble, independent production company focused on the craft of storytelling, entertainment and technology.

Ranked in the top 5 production companies back to back for its first two years by AWARD, FINCH produces television commercials, documentaries and feature films.


The Assistant Accountant / Accounts Payable position will play a key role in supporting the New Zealand finance team as well as a subsidiary Melbourne Australia office, reporting to the Finance Director in Australia. The role will include:


Accounts Payable

• Setting up supplier cards within the financial system and checking details for GST purposes

• Setting up talent cards and ensuring tax and superannuation documentation is on file and lodged with relevant agencies

• Input of invoices both production and agency on a daily basis

• Payment runs based on production schedules and office payment dates

• International payments where required

• Payroll for crew / talent

• Journal entries

• Preparation of Payment Summaries at EOFY

• Prompt response email queries from production team and external stakeholders

• Manage communications both internally and externally on prompt and weekly payments

• Upload payments to bank and manage approvals

• Production petty cash management and reconciliations

• AUS & NZ office petty cash management and reconciliations

• Credit card management and reconciliations

• Cabcharge distribution, journal preparation and reconciliations

• Banking requirements – Cheque deposits, cash collections as required

• Bank reconciliations

• GL reconciliations at month end

• Job reconciliations at completion of job


Accounts Receivable

• Invoicing on request from production team

• Managing payment dates for upfront payment terms prior to shoots and communicating to team

• Liaising with Producers on receipt of payment and advising FD on issues

• Assist in job reconciliations when required

• Filing

• Ad hoc projects as required

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