Entertainment One

  • Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-CA-Beverly Hills
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/18/2018 11:24 AM)
    # 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; digital content; and live entertainment. 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 MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.


    The Company's rights library, valued at US$1.7 billion (as at 31 March 2017), is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.Linkedin_1584x396.gif  small

    Position Summary

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


    Accounts Receivable

    • Invoice broadcasters for development projects and productions.
    • Compile backup and invoice productions for costs incurred.
    • Compile necessary information from financial institutions such as banks and credit organizations.
    • Management 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 and invoices in support of the monthly closing cycle including fixed asset, payroll, and inter-company transactions.
    • Maintain and assists with account reconciliations.
    • Prepare monthly analysis of accruals and journal entries.
    • Assist on other ad hoc month-end close tasks including cash flow forecasting and budget analysis.


    • Prepare deposit slips and take to the bank.
    • Enter journal entries to record 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 senior accountant.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Key Competencies

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred in accounting. CPA progress preferred.
    • 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.


    What you’ll be a part of:

    ·         Taking care: 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.


    Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, and supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.