Entertainment One

Accounts Payable Specialist, Television

US-CA-Beverly Hills
2 weeks ago(1/9/2018 2:38 PM)
# of Openings
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 companiesRenegade 83, Paperny Entertainment and Force Four Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group andLast Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location

Position Summary

The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for the accounts payable cycle and other general accounting duties as assigned for the LA office.


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. Maintain and organize all payment or other transaction records.
  • Support the Senior Accountant in the intercompany billing process including confirmation and follow up, and ensuring we have adequate back up documentation.
  • Review all check requests, purchase orders, invoices, for approval and accuracy.
  • Review expense receipts and reimbursement submissions for proper documentation, correct coding and accurate amounts.
  • Process and print computer-generated check batches, matching and attaching supporting documentation for review by signors.
  • Reconcile vendor statements, and 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.
  • W-9 forms – make sure a tax identification number is on file for all vendors on file.
  • Process 1099 tax slips on an annual basis for contractors.


  • Prepare deposit slips and take to bank.
  • Perform routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger.
  • Responsible for the filing of all accounting information as needed, including the archiving of previous years’ files.
  • Communication professionally with vendors and co-workers.
  • Prepare weekly reports and other ad hoc reports with documentation as requested.
  • Follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and projects, as assigned.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in accounting or business.
  • 2-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Excellent computer and data input skills. 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.
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail is of the utmost importance.
  • Motivated; team player; works well independently.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written 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.