Entertainment One

  • Manager, Participation

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/11/2019 4:54 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 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.


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    Position Summary

    This incumbent is primarily responsible for supporting the Director with periodic financial reporting and payments of royalties to participants. The Manager will interpret various licensor and customer agreements to translate the terms to financial statements; accurately prepare periodic financial statements and payment requisitions within the specified deadlines; perform any reporting and payment related coordination and follow-up activities. The ideal candidate will assist in managing positive relationships with external as well as internal clients.


    • Analyze and interpret legal documents with respect to financial reporting requirements
    • Setup financial statements for new acquisitions and productions
    • Prepare periodic financial statements for acquired and produced assets – with accuracy, clarity, and compliance to contractual terms
    • Liaison with external and internal clients to address and resolve queries and/or issues related to statement and payments
    • Track and update work process as projects are assigned
    • Accomplish assigned tasks timely and contribute to the team as necessitates
    • Perform additional analysis and assist in process improvement projects as required

    Key Competencies


    • Proficiency in Microsoft applications; especially Excel – pivots, lookups, and various formulae
    • Demonstrate solid analytical and problem solving skills
    • Ability to adapt to and learn new skills
    • Bilingual (English/French) an asset




    • 5 to 7 years working experience in same or similar capacity
    • Strong understanding of revenue accounting and royalties reporting is a must
    • College diploma or University degree in Accounting or Finance is an asset
    • Detail oriented with strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to work unsupervised, efficiently and effectively as part of a team and independently
    • Thrive in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, and manage pressure constructively


    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.


    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.