Los Angeles, CA, US

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Company Website

Jellysmack is the global creator company that detects and develops the world's most talented video creators on social media. We're an optimistic crew who naturally goes the extra mile, has a glass-half-full mindset, and sees challenges as opportunities. We look for positive people who think outside the box, are inventive, bold, lead change, and believe that teamwork matters.

The Team Culture

The Finance team is the backbone of Jellysmack. We keep everything running smoothly through effective accounting, payroll, and financial controlling. No one here is a stereotypical boring accountant: we're fun, outgoing, and laid back. Do you have what it takes to be part of the team?

The Role

Jellysmack is seeking a highly motivated and organized Production Accounting Manager to join our growing team. This role is crucial to provide Corporate Accounting and FP&A oversight over various production activities including accounts payable, payroll, and cost reporting. This position will drive key interactions cross-departmentally, including Production and Legal.

The Responsibilities

  • Participate in weekly production finance meetings with VP of Production and Production Managers to discuss each project and provide guidance on financial workflows to make sure they adhere to the company's SoPs
  • Analyze cost reports and variances to understand each production’s operations as well as provide necessary reporting to FP&A and other departments as needed
  • Manage ETCs and EFCs (estimate-to-complete and estimated-final-costs) to reflect actualized budgets and contribute to weekly production meetings with management on each of your productions
  • Work closely with payroll company (Greenslate) to review weekly digital production payroll time cards and backup for freelancers across multiple projects and states, ensuring accurate and timely paychecks. Some knowledge of labor laws, payroll taxes and procedures and non-union rules is helpful
  • Ensure timely and accurate payment of expense reports and invoices and establish accruals as needed
  • Check accuracy of W-9s and other documentation provided by vendors and ensure vendor information is up to date in the accounting system
  • Assist with processing of production related invoices, T&E reimbursements, and credit card spend, record journal entries in the general ledger for all production related expenses each month
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for production related accounts
  • Support Controller and Sr. Manager of Corporate Accounting with ad-hoc reporting requirements, financial analyses and miscellaneous projects as needed
  • Support the management, forecasting, and maintenance of consolidated production cash flow of the entire content slate


A Little About You

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in production finance or related field
  • You have strong collaboration skills and an impeccable eye for detail
  • You are a great multitasker with excellent judgment and the ability to prioritize as necessary to effectively meet deadlines
  • 5+ years relevant work experience with close/forecasting/consolidations/data analysis/financial modeling
  • High level of proficiency in Excel, Movie Magic and Cost Reporting software such as SmartAccounting, Media Services, PSL, Greenslate, etc.
  • Deliverable-focused with a strong work ethic and able to prioritize/work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and build relationships with various business partners across all levels of management
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify and resolve issues
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and be flexible to handle multiple priorities
  • Leadership experience in Finance with a strong financial and analytical background
  • Prior digital media, television and/or broadcast industry experience preferred


The Location

Jellysmack believes in a flexible work environment in which anyone can work from anywhere. This is why we’ve implemented our flexible location philosophy, meaning you get the best of both worlds: you can choose to work from home and /or from our offices in Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Corti.

In order to make sure you get the best working environment, you will get a $300 / EUR 250 allowance to get set up!

The Perks

  • Early Summer release Fridays
  • Paid volunteering: 1 day dedicated to supporting a cause of your choice
  • Company sponsored wellness programs and events
  • Competitive Healthcare coverage
  • 401K match

The Difference

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion at Jellysmack, we believe that the best ideas come from the diverse cultures of our team members. Our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience drives us forward every day. Creating a work culture that is safe and comfortable for our people to flourish is our main focus.

The Company

Jellysmack’s story started in 2016, and since then, our unrivaled platform optimizes and distributes video content across social media platforms and allows creators to reach genuine new fans with zero effort. We are the only company building the hyper-engaged communities that every creator dreams of because, first and foremost, we are creators too.

Creatives ourselves, we’re home to over 550 influential creators, including Derek Deso, Karina Garcia, Brad Mondo, MrBeast, Bailey Sarian, and Patrick Starrr. Jellysmack optimizes, operates, and distributes creator-made video content to Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube. The company’s creator strategy builds upon its success in scaling its own original content channels in beauty (Beauty Studio), soccer (Oh My Goal), gaming (Gamology), and more.

Through the power of our data, we maximize reach and revenue so our creators stay focused on their passion—creating the best content for their global fan bases. We turn that passion into a brand and that brand into an empire.

Ready to be part of a great human adventure? We’re dedicated to making the best working environment possible for our people. All you have to do is apply; we are ready to let you show off your talent!

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