Production Accountant

Finance & Accounting · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Finance & Accounting
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

We are currently seeking a hardworking and organized Production Accountant to join the Mercury Filmworks finance team. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the successful candidate will work collaboratively within a modestly sized finance and accounting team and will be responsible for Production Cost and Payroll related duties as it pertains to Productions. This is an excellent opportunity to learn film and television accounting.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Work with and translate budget estimates into working budgets that can be managed by the production management team.
  • Prepare Production Cost reports and work with the production management team to finalize the financial data.
  • Review, test, and sign off on invoicing and payroll data generated by the production management team in advance of bi-weekly payroll run.
  • Work with and update production tracking tools
  • Provide assistance and back up in the processing of in-house payroll within a multi corporate group.
  • Assist the SVP of Finance with Tax Credit application process.
  • Assist in other general accounting duties or projects as required


 Qualifications:


  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with sophisticated cost reports preferably in a film or television production environment.
  • Experience in processing payroll and payroll related reports a must
  • College diploma or university degree is strongly preferred though an accounting designation is NOT a requirement.
  • Proficient using MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and QuickBooks.
  • Must be responsive, reliable, highly organized, extremely detail oriented, and exhibit a strong work ethic.
  • Must be exceptionally discreet and reliable in the handling highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Must be naturally proactive with the ability to identify important tasks and prioritize them for completion without direction.
  • Must be a Canadian citizen and an Ontario resident


What about benefits?


 


Employees have access to our comprehensive benefit plan that includes Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance and Travel Insurance


Flexible hours and work environment


Our Employee Assistance Program provides each employee and their family members access to free psychological assistance and counselling service in person, online or by phone 24/7


Plan for your future by taking advantage of our RRSP plan. The longer you’re with us, the more we’ll match the amount you contribute!


 


Small Print: Mercury Filmworks places as great an emphasis on recruiting for character and fit as it does on core skills and experience.References will be required and checked, and all short-listed candidates should expect a qualification exam as part of the interview process. Mercury Filmworks is an equal opportunity employer, and by equal, we really mean equal. We have no preferences or bias beyond the professional qualifications. This is an onsite, full-time office position without a telecommuting provision. Work hours will generally correspond with normal office hours though the successful candidate will be expected to provide occasional support outside of imes. 


 


 

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Finance & Accounting
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level