Entertainment One

  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/19/2018 9:50 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; 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 aLinkedin_1584x396.gif  smallnd 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.

    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.

    Key Competencies

    • 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.



    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.