Bill Harris specializes in providing business management and other financial services to clients in all areas of the entertainment business, including film, television, music and sports. He has a diversified client roster, from high net worth individuals to small business owners.
Bill’s focus is Business Management, and he specializes in:
- Television and Production companies
- Start-up and small businesses
- Outsourced Accounting Functions – CFO/Controller
- Compliance review and right-setting
- Risk management
Bill received his Bachelors of Science from California State University Northridge with a dual emphasis in Accounting and Finance. His career as a Business Manager began in 1996 where he began working with production companies and, over the years, had the opportunity to work with some of the industry’s biggest names. Prior to joining the Business Management community, Bill spent nine years at HBO and was involved with all financial aspects of programming and production.
Bill serves as a Co-Chair of the Annual Entertainment Industry Conference for the California CPA Education Foundation, of which he has been a member since 2000. He serves on the Executive Board for Temple Judea and formerly served on the Executive Board of Women in Film as its CFO. He is a member of the Professional Representatives Peer Group Executive Group for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and he also chaired the 2022 Cal CPA Entertainment Industry Conference and led a discussion about working on different platforms with panelists from SAG/AFTRA, DGA and WGA.