Production accountants perform a crucial role in the broadcast industry, working closely with producers to manage the funding of projects. They observe a lot of the filmmaking process, with junior-level cashiers visiting sets quite often. However, production accounting is not a job that often comes to mind when people are watching their favourite films and TV shows.
Lara Sargent is the Director of production accounting company Sargent Disc. She explains how you can get involved in the numbers side of the industry.