Entertainment One

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/13/2018 1:37 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

    Position: Senior Accountant

    Reporting to: Senior Manager, Financial Reporting

    Location: Toronto, Ontario


    The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day, monthly and year-end reporting as well as analysis and controls in the Finance department.  The candidate will make a strong contribution by being actively involved in ensuring compliance with internal controls, as well as providing coaching and mentoring to direct reports. 


    • Actively involved in month-end and year-end close
    • Assist with year-end external and internal audits
    • Ownership of various monthly analysis packs submitted to Group Finance
    • Analysis and reconciliations of relevant balance sheet and income statement accounts
    • Prepare working paper schedules on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
    • Ownership of monthly Audit Binder
    • Assist in maintaining the integrity of the general ledger, chart of accounts, and by title information.
    • Actively involved in ensuring compliance with internal controls
    • Supervise and provide leadership to two direct reports
    • Accomplish tasks on time and contribute to the team by taking on special projects as needed

    Key Competencies

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and professional designation
    • Minimum 3-5 years working experience in accounting required
    • Knowledge of accepted accounting rules, practices, and reporting requirements
    • 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 Navision 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


    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.