Production Accountant

Production Accountants are responsible for maintaining financial records during production.

Their job is to prepare cash flow schedules and petty cash schedules per department, as well as calculate the weekly / daily cost of the production, and manage the cash flow.


  • During pre-production: Production Accountants assist the producers and production managers to prepare budgets and cash flow schedules, plus set up and manage accounting systems, and supervise assistant accountants and accounts trainees.
  • During production their duty include calculating finances, manage cash flow and liaise with producers. They must ensure all legal requirements are met & may deal with bank financing and completion guarantors.
  • They will finalize all financial records relating to the production for an independent audit. Production Accountants must have a good working knowledge of filmmaking processes as well as bookkeeping and accountancy skills.