Services

WHAT WE DO

JFA is a leading provider of production accounting services to the entertainment industry. We combine proximity to production data, continuity of service, a competitive cost structure and an experienced, professional staff to seamlessly deliver the accounting know-how you need. You can trust your production to JFA.

 

JUMP TO: PRE-PRODUCTION ACCOUNTING | PRODUCTION AND POST-PRODUCTION ACCOUNTING | RE-SHOOT ACCOUNTING | TAX CREDIT MANAGEMENT | PAYROLL SERVICES | ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Pre-Production Accounting

 

  • Production company setup assistance—obtain federal ID numbers, establish sales tax exemption, set up bank accounts, retain payroll company
  • Budget preparation
  • Cash flow analysis/reports

Production and Post-Production Accounting

  • Accounts payable
  • Payroll
  • Petty cash
  • Cost reporting
  • Hot cost reporting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Insurance claims
  • Post-production budgeting
  • Purchase orders
  • Cash flow evaluations
  • Tax credit filing

Re-Shoot and Additional Photography Accounting

We provide a full range of accounting services tailor-made for your short-term re-shoot or additional photography needs.

 

 Tax Credit Management

JFA offers the only cradle-to-grave service managing tax credit needs for productions and their financiers. Combining early stage budget and tax credit estimates with payroll services from sister company Indiepay, JFA can monitor the development of this critical asset in real time. By assuming post-production accounting duties, JFA carries the process across the finish line, coordinating with state CPAs, legal tax credit brokers and state agencies to reach the ultimate goal – delivering the funds to productions and their lenders. With JFA, you have a single point of contact from beginning to end and transparency no one else can provide. Find out more about what makes JFA the most valuable and efficient option in the industry.

 

 

Payroll Services

JFA can assist you with payroll setup and processing. Our sister company, Indiepay, can process your media payroll and extend your budget by saving money on our competitors’ fringe rates. Contact Indiepay here.

 

Additional Services

  • Profit participation payout calculations and payment management
  • 1099 and sales tax filings
  • Taxation consultation

  • Union deferment payout calculations
  • Bookkeeping services
  • Document management