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Project Manager Customer Service

Canyon Country, California, 91387, United States
May 27, 2010

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Anna M. Castillo

***** ******** ***** ~ Canyon Country, CA 91387

Home 661-***-**** ~ Cell 661-***-**** ~

Qualifications Profile

Accomplished and seasoned Director of Production Finance with solid and

progressive experience in all facets of production accounting and financial

functions within entertainment companies. Highly skilled in effectively

collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business and

financial objectives. Adept in streamlining financial processes, enhancing

productivity levels, and implementing technology solutions.


Production Accounting Financial Management Compliance

Financial Statements Guild Reporting P&L Management

Budgeting & Forecasting Financial Analysis Cost Reports

Union/Non-Union/Guild Cash Flow Management General Ledger Activity


Professional Background

SITV - Los Angeles, CA (2004 - 2009)

Director of Production Finance

. Played a key role in launching the start-up network including

establishing a formal financial structure and creating the production

accounting department.

. Maintained full responsibility for production accounting functions,

which encompassed accounts receivable, accounts payable, petty cash

management, payroll, financial reporting, and cost reporting.

. Evaluated and compiled reports that detailed production expenses,

which aided in business decision-making processes.

. Managed general ledger activity including analyzing and reconciling

accounts as well as preparing journal entries.

. Coordinated all facets of show set up from pre-production through


. Handled financial forecasting and budget management functions.

. Served as the primary liaison between corporate and production.

. Key production accountant on all the network shows.

Production Office Manager

. Provided leadership and direction to all operational and personnel

matters in a fast-paced office.

. Served as the Human Resources Manager for production freelancers.

. Streamlined administrative processes and improved productivity levels.

LMNO Productions - Encino, CA (1998 - 2004)

Production Accountant

. Executed production accounting, payroll, and accounts payable


. Led efforts to prepare and process weekly payroll for Guild and Non-

Union shows.

. Maintained confidential employee personnel files.

. Assisted the human resources department in conducting employee audits.

. Formulated Guild Compliance and quarterly reports.

. Gained specialized expertise working with Guild Contracts.

. Performed petty cash audits on a regular basis to accurately track

petty cash funds.

. Implemented the RHS billing activities.

. Prepared 401(k) employee distribution letters.

. Arranged the show set up with BTL.

. Selected to participate in special projects involving financial

management and operations management.

NBC Studios - Burbank, CA (1998)

Production Assistant Accountant

. Prepared and processed weekly payroll for Guild, Union, and Non-Union


. Maintained a high degree of financial data integrity.

. Processed journal entries and updated accounts receivable, accounts

payable, and petty cash accounts.

. Served as the primary liaison between the Manager of Accounting and

Staff Accountants.

Media Services (OTML) - Santa Monica, CA (1995 - 1998)

Payroll Coordinator

. Spearheaded efforts to prepare and process weekly payroll for Guild,

Union, and Non-Union shows.

. Provided high level of support with 24-hour payroll turn around.

. Delivered superior level of customer service to all clients.

. Aided the commercial department and music department in various


Additional experience includes Project Manager - Positive Response TV,

Studio City, CA (1993 - 1995)

Education & Credentials

Los Angeles Valley College

Associate of Arts, General Studies

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office Suite, QuickBooks, Movie Magic, PSL, Vista, and Media-win

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