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Distribution Accountant

Boat Rocker Media

Posted Mar 5 - TORONTO

Award winning Ontario-based production company, Boat Rocker Media (BRM), is a global entertainment company that creates, produces and distributes premium content and brands for all platforms. We have a strong creative and business culture that fights for ideas, supports storytellers, and has a track record of ensuring big ideas get distributed to the world.

The Distribution Accountant will report in to the Director, Rights Management & Admin on a daily basis and be embedded in the Rights team. The role will report in to the SVP, Corporate Finance with respect to the accounting output and financial processes. The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial administration tasks of our successful and constantly expanding international distribution division.

Create, issue and administer invoices pursuant to program licence agreements
Pursue and track all collections related to invoices
Reconcile payments of all licence fees to various producers and/or programs as necessary
Prepare accurate and complete journal entries to reflect General Ledger transactions
Perform month-end closing activities for the distribution transactions
Prepare analysis of General Ledger accounts as required
Prepare and assist with quarterly producer reports to third party producers, partnerships, and in-house producers
Monitor all distribution advances and minimum guarantees, and update recoupment schedules
Prepare various monthly reports, including commission, revenue and sales tracking
Other duties as required

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum of 3 years experience in basic bookkeeping practices
Competent with MS Office suite of applications and general comfort with learning new software applications
Prior experience with accounting software and rights management database software is a plus
Prior experience dealing with foreign exchange payments will be considered a strong asset
Familiarity with tax withholding practices
Proven capacity to contribute positively to team work
Ability to both follow direction and work independently to effectively manage workload and prioritize activities
Demonstrated problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills, oral and written
Previous experience in television or other entertainment media is a plus

Boat Rocker Media is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Boat Rocker Media is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.

Please apply online at: https://boatrocker.catsone.com/careers/index.php?m=portal&a=details&jobOrderID=10329228

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