Production Accountant

Scott Brothers Entertainment, a multifaceted company that strives to develop cutting-edge entertainment by combining years of experience in film, television and digital media is looking to fill a Production Accountant position to join their rapidly growing Accounting department in their Toronto location.

The Production Accountant will support a wide variety of production content and oversee the accounting on multiple in-house productions. The chosen candidate will work closely with the line producers and production managers and report to the Director of Finance. He/she will be responsible for all production accounting and associated cost reporting, managing production payroll, accounts payable, statutory remittances and filings, as well as various accounting duties within the department


  • Monitor production budgets, analyze costs and expenditures, analyze cost reports, and forecast Estimated Final Costs
  • Work with productions to gather and maintain appropriate union / non-union start paperwork, deal memos, contracts and timesheets for processing
  • Process bi-weekly non-union production payroll
  • Manage Accounts Payable process for their productions
  • Process bill-backs of corporate costs
  • Reconcile and analyze balance sheet accounts
  • Assist with financial month end close and daily accounting activity on tight deadlines
  • Review/audit expense reports ensuring compliance with the company policy. Escalate requests and issues to the appropriate party in a timely basis
  • Deliver breakdown of Costs for CRTC and OMDC
  • Compile information for production company audits
  • Prepare HST returns and ensure WSIB and EHT payments are remitted


  • Minimum of 7-10 years of combined production and accounting experience
  • Experience in film or TV production and knowledge of tax, union, guild and relevant government regulations.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the production process and experience with budgets and bi-weekly cost reports
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and enjoys working in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • The ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and manage time effectively; manage work under pressure and manage tight deadlines
  • Analyzes and interprets new information and situations effectively
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks and Excel is required
  • Knowledge and experience with EP Canada and Cast & Crew software an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills and able to handle multiple requests in order of priority
  • Detailed oriented, organized, and hands on – willing to roll up your sleeves
  • Positive, enthusiastic with a can-do attitude and a team player approach

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Additional Details

Category: Television
Scott Brothers Entertainment Inc.
2 Bloor St W, Suite 700
Toronto, ON, CA
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Posted: Sep 25, 2020
Deadline: OPEN
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