Entertainment One

  • Manager, Financial Analysis

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/3/2018 6:10 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

    The finance manager is a multi-faceted role in the Finance department of the leading independent movie distributor, a subsidiary of a UK based FTSE 500 PLC. This position will play a critical role in the maintenance of the film accounting models, implementation to Prophix, improvement of month end processes, assist in the analysis of the current and historic financial information & annual budgeting and forecasting process.


    Month End

    • Manage and maintain various film accounting and royalty models
    • Manage month end close - running & reviewing the film accounting models for royalties payable to the producer and amortization of our asset, provide analysis against the budget/forecast, posting month end entries into Navision, MG accruals etc.
    • Preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations
    • Preparation of by title analysis and commentary for executive and group reporting, including Gross Margin analysis and Investment in Content
    • Preparation of Quarterly Balance Sheet for management reporting
    • Report on intercompany titles and communicate royalties payable to different eOne business units
    • Assist in the implementation and further development of the SOP models in Prophix



    • Manage the completion of the budget and/or quarterly reforecast, including cash flow forecasting, upload into Tagetik and completion of various management and group reporting decks and schedules
    • Prepare and review various working schedules feeding into the budget and/or quarterly forecast



    • Assist in further development of various report and analysis tools in Prophix
    • Provide accurate and timely revenue and margin analysis by title and media 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.
    • Manage and develop the Snr. Financial Analyst within the team

    Key Competencies



    • Professional accounting designation is required
    • 5+ years of progressive work experience in finance.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyse complex financial information, draw conclusions and present findings to multiple stakeholders.
    • Attention to detail in all areas of work, good organizational, 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
    • Computer literate, especially strong in Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups etc)


    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.