Entertainment One

  • Director, Planning, North America Film

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/3/2018 6:00 PM)
    # of Openings
    Permanent Full-Time
  • About Entertainment One

    Entertainment One (“eOne”) is a publicly-traded global entertainment company.  eOne’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.


    Based in Toronto, Canada, eOne was founded in 1973 as retail music distributor Records on Wheels. By 2003 the company had expanded into film, television and family content production and distribution. The company became a constituent of the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE 250 Index in 2013.


    Entertainment One’s robust network now includes the film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, Reliance Entertainment, Alibaba Pictures and Universal Filmed Entertainment; the newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; leading feature film production and global sales company, Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency, Secret Location.


    With offices across North America, Latin America, the U.K., Europe, Asia and Australia, the company has an expansive global footprint of original development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of must-have entertainment content.


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    Position Summary

    Director, Planning will play an integral role in the forecasting/budgeting processes, home entertainment/TV commercial reporting and analyses, and ultimates management. 


    • Lead quarterly planning process for Canada home entertainment and US Film. Maintain planning models updated with most recent acquisitions, release date and ultimates information.
    • Work with the key operational stakeholders to prepare Annual Budget.
    • Provide monthly home entertainment revenue and margin variance analysis. Establish and track key operational and strategic performance metrics.
    • Work with home entertainment/TV sales team to maximize title-by-title sales and profitability.
    • Maintain and track ultimates and provide monthly ultimates updates to Finance team for film asset amortization and royalties accrual.

    Key Competencies

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred.
    • Minimum 7-10 years of work experience in similar role.
    • Computer literate, especially strong in Excel.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyse complex financial information, draw conclusions and present findings to multiple stakeholders.
    • Attention to detail in all areas of work, good organization, time management and prioritizing skills.
    • Able to cope in a fast paced environment under pressure with tight deadlines, simultaneously handling multiple projects.
    • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization.


    What you’ll be a part of:

    ·       Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage

    ·       Investing in your future: employee stock option purchase plan, and local defined contribution pension plans

    ·       Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, 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, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events

    ·       The office: modern facilities, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag

    ·       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.


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