Finance and Operations Intern

General Description

GKIDS is an independent film distributor focused on the best animation from around the globe. Our films have twelve Academy Award nominations for Best Animated Feature, and GKIDS also handles the Studio Ghibli library of films, including such classics as My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away. Recent releases include Belle, Promare, Weathering With You, and Wolfwalkers.

The Finance/Operations Internship is a new part-time position at GKIDS, working under the CFO and VP of Operations alongside the Finance/Operations Coordinator. This position will be responsible for supporting the Finance/Operations department by managing basic accounting and bookkeeping duties to ensure books are clean, up to date and accurately reflect the state of the business. Additionally, responsibilities will include ad hoc tasks in support of the company and the New York office space.

This is a paid part-time position with flexible hours, based in New York, NY.


Responsibilities

 

Accounting

  • Assisting with financial reporting for GKIDS’ internal finances, as well as external reporting due to licensors and licensees of our theatrical and home video film projects.
  • Coordinating company-wide expense tracking and bills payable so that all outgoing transactions are clearly and accurately labeled.  Manage coding/ data entry for all accounting on a bi-monthly basis.
  • Assisting with managing and maintaining up-to-date budgets for company-wide projects including profit and loss statements for film projects.
  • Assist with royalty reporting
  • Managing check scanning and reporting
  • Assisting with accounting system tasks, including managing integrations with Shopify and 3rd party fulfillment
  • Assisting with financial modeling and supporting worksheets
  • Assisting with the creation and issuing of royalty/financial statements

 

Rights and Metadata Management

  • Management of Rights Database
    • Actively updating current rights and deals database using Airtable platform
  • Manage E&O requirements and certificates of insurance for partners (maintain tracking system)

 

Office Operations

  • Assisting with ad hoc operational tasks in support of GKIDS staff and office
  • Assisting in managing insurance policies and renewals
  • Assisting in the filing of tax documents and maintaining good standing with multiple government entities

Qualifications:

 

  • Fluency in Excel
  • Detail-oriented with a talent for computing and a penchant for math, numbers, and accounting
  • Basic fluency in accounting systems (Quickbooks Online preferred) with an ability to run standard reports such as: profit & loss statements, balance sheets, accounts payable, accounts receivable.
  • Able to work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills
  • Comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work at our office at least 2 times a week
  • Love for animated films and cinema is a plus!

 

  • Max. file size: 200 MB.
  • Max. file size: 200 MB.

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