Intermediate Accountant

Entertainment One Ltd. - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

Entertainment One’s robust network includes international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; Amblin Partners with DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; Makeready with Brad Weston; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang.

The Company's rights library, valued at US$2.0 billion (as at 31 March 2018), is exploited across all media formats and includes about 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks; innovative music platform Audio Network; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

Position Summary
Reporting to Manager, Finance Scripted TV Content, you will perform key role in preparing accounting and analysis for scripted TV series and development. This position will actively participate in month-end close process and support various operational and finance teams, both in financial and management reporting.

Responsibilities
Prepare journal entries for revenue, production costs, production balance sheet and related foreign exchange for scripted productions
Review and reconcile production intercompany balances
Coordinate numerous Production company’s month-end and year-end process
Provide analysis and reconciliations of relevant balance sheet and income statement accounts
Prepare working paper schedules on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
Manage and assist in year-end external and internal audits
Assist in maintaining the integrity of the general ledger, chart of accounts, and by title information
Implement process improvements within areas of responsibility
Actively involved in ensuring compliance with internal controls
Accomplish tasks on time and take on special projects as needed
Knowledge & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and working towards professional accounting designation
Minimum 2 + years of relevant experience
Working knowledge of IFRS
Effective communication skills (both written and verbal). Ability to communicate and present information in a clear and concise manner to the relevant audience
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
Attention to detail and accuracy is critical to performance success
Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics (Great Plains) an asset

What you’ll be a part of:
  • Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
  • Investing in your future: employee stock option purchase plan, and local defined contribution pension plans
  • Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, reduced hours in summer
  • Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because
  • Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events
  • The office: modern facilities, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag
  • Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
  • Grow: develop your career and shape your future
We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, and supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.