Who We Are:

Whistle is a fast-growing digital sports & entertainment company that creates, curates and distributes positive, brand safe original scripted and unscripted content. Blending data-driven insights with its diverse creator community and unparalleled production capabilities in NYC and LA, Whistle’s content fosters a positive spirit that entertains and inspires its vast and highly-engaged global audience. Whistle’s content can be found across its many social media channels as well as the leading digital streaming and linear cable networks. Since launching in 2014, Whistle has raised over $100 million from investors including Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo, Aser Media, Comcast, Discovery, ITV, Liberty Global, TEGNA, Beringea and Emil Capital. To accelerate its growth, Whistle recently acquired New Form Digital founded by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and CAA. For more information, visit whistlesports.com and newform.com.

Position Overview:

Staff Accountant will assist the New Form Production and Corporate Accounting Departments with data entry, payroll, filing, tracking payments and updating various financial and production logs. The Staff Accountant will assist in providing day-to-day accounting and payroll support to all New Form projects and productions as well as assist the Corporate Accounting Manager enter/track AP and reconcile month end expenses.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Corporate and Production Accounting Managers to enter and track budgets in Excel and/or Vista 5, assist with other financial aspects of the company’s film, television, and web and app-based productions.
  • Responsible for entering and tracking production expenses for production projects.
  • Responsible for processing payroll for New Form projects.
  • Work with managers on month-end close.
  • Responsible for record-keeping and organizing all financial documents.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in production accounting and/or Film/TV finance.
  • Accounting background including knowledge of trial balances, cost reporting, general ledger entries and bank reconciliations.
  • Experience with production accounting software such as Global Vista, Vista 5, or Movie Magic Budgeting a plus
  • Knowledge of applicable guild rules SAG-AFTRA, WGA, WGC, DGA, DGC, UPCP/ACTRA desired.
  • Intermediate Excel skills and all other Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Attention to detail, desire for accuracy, and a sense of urgency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong willingness to learn and be a great team player.

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