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Controller, Production Accounting

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Toronto
Direct Hire
$150,000
About the Company
Our client is a is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company, the client’s expertise spans across film and television production and sales; production, distribution and brand management of kids and family properties; and digital content. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, the client unlocks the power and value of creativity. The client brings to market both original and existing content, sourcing IP from Hasbro’s portfolio of 1500+ brands, and through a diversified network of creative partners and the client companies.

Why Work Here
  • Opportunity to work for a reputable organization in entertainment with global reach and career development opportunities.

About the Opportunity
Prep and Production
  • Set up production accounting and payroll software and ensure consistency across all productions at the start of the production
  • Ensure all eligible development costs are included in production budgets, repaid promptly by production when required; trigger and related party invoicing and billbacks
  • Create and/or manage creation of accurate production cashflows, by currency if required
  • Ensure accounting processes are in place and adhered to
  • Oversee production accountants workflow
  • Work with producers and production executives on timely and accurate cost reporting
  • Ensure productions are on-side any territorial regulations

Post Production Accounting
  • Prepare tax credit calculations and other schedules for tax credit audits and tax return filing
  • Work with external auditors to ensure all eligible costs are captured in filings
  • Manage any CRA and funder audits and assist the team with maintaining documentary support (residency paperwork, vendor invoices, and general ledger excerpts) for domestic, international and service productions

About You
  • Strong knowledge of the Canadian film & tv industry
  • Familiarity with all life stages of Canadian TV production (development, production, wrap, audit, recoupment)
  • Minimum of 5 years of production accounting experience
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and deal with confidential information
  • Ability to work productively both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills with both internal and external groups
  • Proficiency in production accounting software (EPOL, Smart Accounting, etc.) as well as standard business software (Outlook, Excel)

Salary Range
$100,000 - $150,000/year

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.
When referencing this job, quote #405086.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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