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Production Accountant

Vice Media Inc.

Posted Sep 6 - Toronto

JOB TITLE: Production Accountant

REPORTS TO: Head of Production Accounting

OVERVIEW: VICE Media is seeking a Production Accountant to work in the television production division. The ideal candidate for this role will be someone with a solid background in production accounting and is a team player. They will be flexible and able to re-prioritize duties as required. They will also need to be able to perform well under tight deadlines while still maintaining their attention to detail. The successful candidate
will handle a slate of shows shooting both internationally and domestically.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Compiling cash requirements
Keeping production cash flow current to production schedule
Approving invoices, etc.
Managing an Assistant Production Accounting and approving their data entry,
ensuring all pertinent information is in the accounting system
Working with Production Manager to prepare cost reports
Attending cost report meeting with Production Manager, Line Producer, etc.
Reconciling bank accounts
Maintaining and balancing petty cash
Managing credit cards
Ensure all GST/HST/QST and any other tax type filings are kept up to date
Balance inter-company accounts with Vice Studio Canada monthly
Oversee weekly runs, manage vendor expectations and make sure cash flow
needed to cover cash flow output is in place before releasing payment
Make sure wire transfers are ready for twice weekly approval
Ensure that ledgers are ready for monthly reporting on schedule
Ensure that ledgers are ready for Vice Studio Canada fiscal year end
Ensure that ledgers are ready for their own year ends
Ensure that Vice Studio Canada finance procedures are being followed by the
productions

QUALIFICATIONS:
Post secondary education required, specifically with an administration or accounting focus.
Minimum of 5 years experience as a Production Accountant
Working knowledge of Canadian production unions an asset
Experience working with multiple currencies and a variety of different types of productions, including inter-provincial and international co-productions
Able to multi-task and time manage to handle several shows at one time
Able to work in a team setting and manage assistants
Able to re-prioritize as the needs of production demands change
Experienced with PSL production accounting software, Excel, Word and Apple Mac hardware
Able to work in a fast pace environment with tight deadlines
Good communication and interpersonal skills

***This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended
as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position
may perform. All employees of Vice Media are expected to perform tasks assigned by
supervisory personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties***

PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY AT:

https://boards.greenhouse.io/vicecanada/jobs/708582#.WbACldOGOF0


If you do not hear back from us within one month of applying then unfortunately your
application has been unsuccessful. Thank you once again for applying and we wish you
success in your future career.
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