International Cinematographers Guild IATSE Local 600

International Cinematographers Guild
IATSE Local 600

National Controller
Western Region

Based in Los Angeles, CA


The International Cinematographers Guild, Local 600 IATSE is the largest camera and publicist union in the world with over 9,000 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. We are a National Local of IATSE (the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees. Applications are now being accepted for the exempt, confidential position of National Controller, located in our Los Angeles office.

SALARY RANGE: $90k to $120k year

Under the direction of the National Executive Director and the National Director of Administration, primary responsibilities are to oversee accounting department, budget, and audit areas of business by performing data analysis and finances of Local 600. By creating financial reports, investment strategies and long-term financial goals for Local 600, and making it easier for the Executive Board and Senior Staff to understand in simpler terms the financial state of Local 600.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Directs the work of accounting staff locally and nationally to ensure the Guild has proper level of support and expertise for all accounting related needs.
  • Ensure the proper rapport is developed with officers and directors to ensure their needs are considered and properly addressed.
  • Oversee accounts, ledgers and reporting systems compliance with appropriate Guild standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain schedules to support accounts in the general ledger such as fixed assets, property ledger, prepaid expenses, deposits, accrued liabilities, deferred revenue.
  • Establish and document implementation of accounting control procedures.
  • Establish proper controls and documentation for purchasing to pass audit.
  • Prepare reports required by governmental and regulatory agencies such as property taxes, licensing, and registrations.
  • Provide financial schedules and records and interface with the auditors.
  • Support NED in budgeting and planning; financial statements, analyses, comparisons to gauge performance.


  • Microsoft Office/Word/Excel/Outlook.
  • Proficient in Accounting software; i.e. Quickbooks
  • Work experience as a Controller or similar role
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experienced with general ledger accounts payable and accounts receivable functions, cash management.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience to include supervisory, controllership or senior accountant capacity.
  • B/A or B/S in Accounting or Finance, CPA or CMA preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite, Access, Outlook, Email, Internet, Microsoft 365,
  • SharePoint, and Adobe
  • Strong and effective communication skills, both verbal and written, organizational skills, both analytical problems solving, and the ability to work with confidential documents.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, achieve deadlines under pressure and proven ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Previous union experience a plus.


  • 5 years of experience in accounting. 5 years of supervisory experience and 3 years as a controller.


  • A valid CPA CMA or other related accounting designation
  • A valid Driver’s License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Ability to lift-up to 20lbs

Excellent starting salary, commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package.

To Apply:
Please mail or email current résumé and cover letter detailing relevant skills and experience, including three work references with contact phone information to:

Attn: Human Resources
International Cinematographers Guild, Local 600 IATSE
7755 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

We require that all our employees be fully vaccinated (including a booster) for COVID-19. If you are applying for a position with the Guild, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. If you have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates the vaccination or object to being vaccinated based on sincerely held religious beliefs and practices, we will engage in an interactive dialogue with you to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided that does not create undue hardship to the ICG and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others in the workplace.

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