Bookkeeper : California

Art Directors Guild, IATSE Local 800

Art Directors Guild
IATSE Local 800


Based in Studio City, CA

Position Title: Bookkeeper
Classification: Non-Exempt; Full-Time
Department: Finance
Reports To: Director of Finance
Hours: Monday – Friday
Travel: None

The Bookkeeper is responsible for supporting the Director of Finance. This includes overseeing financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations. They perform daily accounting tasks such as monthly financial reporting, general ledger entries, and record payments and adjustments.

Conduct reconciliation of all accounts on an as-needed basis. Maintain and balance the general ledger accurately, completely, and up to date. Perform all activities related to the accounts payable function, including reviewing, coding, and processing payments. Perform account receivable functions, including invoicing, deposits, collections, and revenue recognition. Prepare financial reports through the collection, analysis, and summarization of data. Interpret and apply accounting policies, rules, and regulations to all work to ensure compliance with applicable standards. And other such duties as assigned by department directors or executive management.

Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time.

3-5 years of relevant experience working in accounting and bookkeeping. Experience with accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger. Proficient skills in QuickBooks, QuickBooks T-Sheets, and Microsoft Excel. Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software. A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Able to multi-task, prioritize, work under pressure, and meet deadlines. Excellent data entry skills. Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills.

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for 95% of the time. Occasionally move about and inside the office to access file cabinets and office machinery. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Continuously operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. Frequently communicates with members, staff, and others regarding Guild business. Must be able to exchange accurate information in all situations.

Ability to work in teams and provide member services during typical office hours.


Must have a GED or high school diploma. A bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field is preferred. Experience in a labor union environment is helpful. Must have experience creating and presenting reports that document complex data. Must have database experience and utilize MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must be familiar with Adobe products. Excellent customer service, a professional attitude, and appearance are a must.

The Art Directors Guild is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Salary: $70,000 – $75,000K annually based on experience.

To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and résumé in confidence no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, October 27, 2023, to:

This position falls within the jurisdiction of OPEIU 537, and a successful applicant will be required to fulfill their obligations in that regard.

We want to thank all applicants for applying; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.

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