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Aircraft Pictures
Toronto, ON

Corporate/Post-Production Accountant

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Aircraft Pictures is an Academy Award® and Emmy® nominated producer of scripted content for kids, families and young adults. Based in Toronto with an office in Los Angeles, the production company was founded by Anthony Leo and Andrew Rosen.

We are looking for an experienced, self-driven and collaborative individual to join Aircraft Pictures and support the expansion of a growing entrepreneurial business.

 

Reports to: Head of Finance and Operations

Salary range: $75,000 to $90,000 (depending on skillsets)

 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent working experience (a minimum of three (3) years of corporate accounting experience including accounts payable, accounts receivable and month-end closing)
  • Experience in accounting software (i.e. Quickbooks, Sage Intacct)
  • Production and post-production accounting experience an asset (Entertainment Partners’ Global Vista, EPOL, Smart Accounting, PSL+ etc.)
  • Candidates with both corporate and post production experience (including tax credit calculations) will be prioritized

 

Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with confidential information
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work productively both independently and as part of a team and excellent communication skills with both internal and external groups
  • Willing to learn and grow in a fast pace environment
  • Comfortable working in cloud-based data management systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in other software includes Adobe Acrobat, DocuSign, Microsoft, Apple, Google-based environments
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

 

Responsibilities:

CORPORATE ACCOUNTING

Accounts payable:

  • Process full accounts payable cycle by ensuring procedures (Review invoices, vendor form, bank account confirmation, appropriate sign-offs, account coding)
  • Set up payments online and get appropriate approvals, post in accounting software and file supporting documents in cloud-based management system

 

Accounts receivable:

  • Generate invoices for processing by reviewing contracts and coordinating with Director of Business Affairs
  • Process payments in accounting system and file supporting documents in cloud-based management system

 

Intercompany billbacks/Development costs tracking:

  • Ensure timely invoicing of development costs/billbacks to productions by consolidating all invoice backup, related contracts, payment remits, union remits, and funding remits are included and match the GL
  • Prepare related party transactions invoicing (i.e. Producer Fees/Corporate Overhead)
  • Ensure development costs/fundings are tracked by project
  • Set up production accounting and payroll software and ensure consistency across all productions

 

Distribution sales reporting:

  • Prepare quarterly entries and prepare net sales report to various stakeholders

 

Month-end closing:

  • Bank Reconciliations for all corporate and post-production bank and loan accounts
  • Prepare monthly accruals/journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare variance analysis between budget and actuals for corporate and production costs
  • HST reporting and payments
  • Working with Executive Admin to ensure all credit cards are fully supported by receipts, and credit card statements are fully reconciled and signed off including appropriate documentation and re-bills

 

Other tasks including but not limited to:

  • Liaise with various Production Accountants to ensure all monthly reporting are received in a timely basis to be entered into Corporate accounting system for consolidation
  • Ensure accounting processes are in place and adhere to
  • Set up production accounting and payroll software and ensure consistency across all productions at the start of the production

 

POST PRODUCTION ACCOUNTING

  • Prepare tax credit calculations and other schedules for tax return filing
  • Process accounts payable and payrolls by reviewing agreements, vendor forms, HST account, and fringes (union and non-union); ensure proper account coding and labour coding for tax credit purposes
  • Review cost reports with producers and production managers on a regular basis (if applicable)
  • Process and journal entries
  • Ensure payroll and accounts payable procedures are followed (Timesheets signed off by respective head, sending and/or uploading all relevant information to Payroll Company)
  • WGC, ACTRA, and any other reporting requirements for a production

 

HOW TO APPLY

Aircraft Pictures is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Please send your resume and cover letter by email to: christine@aircraftpictures.com

 

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Additional Details

Category: Finance
Location:
Aircraft Pictures
147 Liberty St
Toronto, ON, CA
M6K3G3
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Posted: Jan 16, 2024
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Senior
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