Entertainment One

Junior Accountant, Television

US-CA-Beverly Hills
3 weeks ago(1/2/2018 7:22 PM)
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Permanent Full-Time

About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.


Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83Paperny Entertainment and Force Four Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group andLast Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.

Position Summary

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the accounts payable and accounts receivable cycle for the LA office as well as month end close assistance for eOne Television division.

Responsibilities

Account Payable

  • Responsible for the accuracy, efficiency and timeliness of entering invoices, processing payments, tracking vendor payment history and handling billing disputes.
  • Responsible for compiling amounts owed by the company to vendors, suppliers, or other organizations/individuals. Gather purchase orders; charge slips, sales tickets etc., and prepare payments. Maintains all payment or other transaction records.
  • Review all check requests, purchase orders, invoices, for approval and accuracy.
  • Review expense receipts and reimbursement submissions for proper documentation and amounts.
  • Generate and process computer check batches.
  • Reconcile vendor statements, maintain vendor information and history.
  • Maintain accurate and organized vendor files, strive to optimize vendor terms granted to the company.
  • Create invoices for Guilds etc. when needed.

 

Accounts Receivable

  • Invoice broadcasters for development projects and productions.
  • Compile backup and invoice productions for costs incurred.
  • Process and verify applications for credit and solicits payment on overdue accounts.
  • Compile necessary information from financial institutions such as banks and credit organizations.
  • Responsibilities also include keeping records of all delinquent accounts, incomplete files, and credit risks.
  • Responsible for the accuracy, efficiency and timeliness of entering invoices, and processing payments received.

 

Month End Close

  • Prepare journal entries in support of the monthly closing cycle.
  • Prepare monthly analysis of accruals and journal entries.
  • Reconcile and analyze key balance sheet and income statement accounts, including prepaid expenses, accruals, unbilled AR, and deferred revenue. Responsible for accurate and timely month end balancing of AP and AR subsystems to the general ledger.
  • Assist on other ad hoc month end close tasks including cash flow forecasting

 

General

  • Prepare deposit slips and take to bank.
  • Performs routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger.
  • Professional communication with vendors, suppliers, co-workers.
  • Prepare weekly reports and other reports, provide documentation as requested.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Works under immediate supervision of the intermediate accountant.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in accounting.
  • 1-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and technical ability to work with accounting software systems are required. Preference will be given to those who have experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP (a.k.a. Great Plains).
  • Works well with others and able to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and writing skills, as well as good organizational and time management skills.

 

We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.