Residuals Processing

Based in Los Angeles, CA


Who We Are
SAG-AFTRA is the iconic American labor union that represents approximately 160,000 media professionals. SAG-AFTRA employees support our members and thrive on securing the strongest protections by negotiating the best wages, working conditions, health and pension benefits. We preserve and expand members’ work opportunities, vigorously enforce our contracts and protect our members against unauthorized use of their work.


What You’ll Do
The Supervisor, Residual Processing will plan, organize, and manage the resources assigned to the Residuals Processing Department.

(This section provides a general summary of the most significant job duties performed. It does not explain in detail every single duty performed.)

  • Responsible for supervising all Residuals Processing Staff.
  • Consistently reviews and updates all process documents to ensure that an up-to-date map of department functions are readily available for the purposes of training, retaining and improving the process.
  • Responsible for daily operations, workflow, and scheduling, as well as training of permanent and temporary staff to ensure the workflow is streamlined, efficient, consistent, and error-free.
  • Handle performer inquiries, via phone & mail, regarding residual processing question.
  • Routinely analyzes all processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness, and makes recommendations for ways to improve the process and implements those changes.
  • Keeps management abreast of department progress, workflow delays and issues, performer questions and/or any other departmental complaints.
  • Works with management and Workflow Coordinators to determine current and future departmental goals and needs.
  • Recommends solutions to management for improvement relating to the flow of information, systems, procedures, staffing, equipment, resources, etc.
  • Generate periodic reports to track the status of departments. (Residuals Processing)
  • Responsible for managing, training, mentoring, developing, evaluating and assessing direct reports.
  • Responsible for assisting in resource management through scheduling, equipment allocation, etc.
  • Analyzes all processes routinely to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, and error-free work.
  • Builds and maintains working relationships within SAG-AFTRA and outside with counterparts at the Studio in an effort to help meet departmental goals, and provide optimal member service.
  • Manage new projects or initiatives through to completion.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or as situations dictate.


What You’ll Need
We want to make sure you’re successful. To be considered, you must have:

  • Able to work effectively with a team and able to bring consensus to a group.
  • Able to communicate effectively with internal departments.
  • A strong sense of urgency.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Able to negotiate with tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong attention to detail, creative problem solving skills.
  • Excellent delegation and follow up skills.
  • Ability to get the team to execute the priorities you lay out, and to be a good role model and to consistently exhibit the highest level of professionalism and integrity.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both in verbal and written form.
  • Able to accurately type 35 WPM.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and PC applications.
  • Capable of working effectively under pressure, and to organize, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks under daily deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Superlative interpersonal skills: high degree of patience and tact. Must be able to cultivate respectful, strategic and collaborative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds both internally and externally.
  • Have an understanding and awareness of worker rights impacting SAG-AFTRA members.
  • Hold yourself and others accountable for a high level of performance and integrity.
  • Capable of taking direction from more than one supervisor.
  • Must be able to work in a challenging environment where constructive feedback from others is encouraged.
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined at SAG-AFTRA’s sole discretion.
  • Must be available and willing to work extended hours (and/or overtime for applicable non- exempt positions) per day or per week, including weekends as SAG-AFTRA determines is necessary to meet its business needs.
  • Must be available and willing to travel to such locations and with such frequency as SAG-AFTRA determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience and knowledge of Residuals Processing, Trusts and Estates preferred.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years managing staff (preferred, not required)
  • Project Management experience is a plus.

Certificates, licenses, and/or registrations: N/A

What You’ll Get
We are a great place to work because we offer:

  • Colleagues that are passionate about what we do and how they contribute to our mission
  • Balance between work and home life responsibilities
  • Affordable and comprehensive medical and dental plans
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee discounts and perks

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