Senior Accountant, Unscripted

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Date: Nov 17, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA

Company: Hasbro

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) 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 Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film and television production and sales; production, distribution and brand management of kids and family properties; digital content; and immersive and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.

 

eOne 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 eOne companies including: international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83, Daisybeck and Blackfin; live entertainment leaders Round Room Live; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

 

 

As Senior Accountant, TV Content, Unscripted you will have financial responsibility for eOne Unscripted TV series and development with overall accountability for reporting including revenue recognition, accruals, production accounting, and analysis. Reporting into the Manager, Finance TV Content you will work with various members of Operational and Finance teams to support the accurate reporting of Unscripted programming and serve as key member of the Finance TV team.

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Prepare revenue recognition, accounting, analysis, balance sheet reconciliation, income statement reconciliation and related foreign exchange transactions for TV Unscripted productions
  • Assist in the evaluation and interpretation of production structures to ensure best practices are followed
  • Assist in the coordination of numerous Production company’s month-end and year-end processes
  • Analyze revenue recognition criteria and reconcile balances for TV Unscripted productions
  • Assist in the preparation of working paper schedules on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Support in preparing monthly analysis packs submitted to Group Finance
  • Contribute to 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
     

Key Competencies:
 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and professional designation (CPA) (or pursuing completion of designation)
  • Minimum 3-5 years accounting and reporting experience.
  • Production accounting experience an asset
  • Strong technical accounting skills; knowledge of accepted accounting rules, practices, and reporting requirements
  • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Outlook, Powerpoint). Expert level Excel skills required.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment under pressure with tight deadlines, simultaneously handling multiple projects
  • Strong attention to detail
     

What You’ll Be a Part Of…
 

  • Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
  • Investing in your future: local defined contribution pension plans
  • Break time: free snacks and 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 and opportunity to get involved in industry events
  • The office: modern facilities and in-house screening rooms
  • 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

 

What you’ll be a part of…

 

  • Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
  • Investing in your future: local defined contribution pension plans
  • Break time: free snacks and 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 and opportunity to get involved in industry events
  • The office: modern facilities and in-house screening rooms
  • 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 supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. #LI-HYBRID

 


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