Senior Manager, Transactional - 12 month Contract

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Date: Nov 8, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA, M5V 2H2

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; and digital content. 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.


Position Summary: This position will play a critical role in the smooth day-to-day operation of transactional distribution accounting implementation and understanding of new processes while transitioning and assisting in the analysis of current and historical transaction information.




Month End

  • Review and approve Third-Party Distribution Reporting entries prepared by the team 
  • Review Return Reserve calculations prepared by the team, before presenting to the Operational team for discussion and approval
  • Prepare various entries for month end close
  • Present month end results compared to budget/forecast, providing commentary where relevant
  • Approving Balance Sheet Reconciliations, investigating variances/movements



Quarter End

  • Ownership of the Inventory Obsolescence Provision, working with the Operations team to align on inputs and assumptions
  • Preparation of Quarterly Balance Sheet Packs for management reporting, regarding inventory balances and the obsolescence provision
  • Assist with quarterly reconciliations of the Third-Party Distribution Reporting compared to the statement



  • Provide leadership and supervision to the team
  • Be the main point of contact (internal & external) regarding Third-Party Distribution Reporting and associated queries
  • Assist with Producer Audit queries, working closing with the Producer Audit team within Royalties to pull information/data/back-up
  • Assist with External Audit queries, working closing with the VP to pull information/data/back-up
  • Provide accurate and timely information to help facilitate strategic and operational decision-making
  • Accomplish tasks on time and contribute to the team by taking on and/or assisting with additional projects as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and professional designation
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in accounting required
  • Strong technical accounting skills; knowledge of accepted accounting rules, practices, reporting requirements and distribution accounting
  • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Computer literate, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel and e-mail
  • Knowledge of Dynamics 365 is an asset
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, multi-tasking and execution skills.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced environment under pressure with tight deadlines, simultaneously handling multiple projects
  • Hands on approach to problem solving


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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