Senior Accountant for Maternity leave

Date Posted: Jan 11, 2017
Application Deadline:
Start Date:

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Term: Part-time

Organization Description

White Pine Pictures

White Pine Pictures is an independent, Canadian film and television production company based in Toronto.  For 38 years White Pine Pictures has engaged audiences worldwide with compelling stories in documentary and dramatic form.



Job Description

Senior Accountant for Maternity leave


Reporting to the Head of Production and Finance, the Senior Accountant will be a key contributor to our organization.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of full cycle accounting experience in a corporate environment; entertainment industry experience would be very helpful, with an excellent knowledge of Quickbooks.

The individual must be a strong communicator, able to meet deadlines while having a strong attention to detail in a fast paced environment.

The Senior Accountant will ensure accurate and complete recordings of accounting transactions, timely closure of month-end accounting records, preparation of financial reports as well as a smooth relationship with other key stakeholders. This role will help develop, communicate and organize processes to maximize efficiency.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACTIVITIES:
• Prepare and upload journal entries and maintain general ledger accounts
• Prepare financial statements (balance sheets, income statements, etc.)
• Perform balance sheets and  profit and loss account reconciliations
• Prepare and oversee all corporate and subsidiary AP/AR and Payroll
• Prepare and maintain fixed asset schedule
• Reconcile intercompany transactions
• Perform monthly and year end close for parent company and subsidiaries as well as prepare and review journal entries, account reconciliations and reports.
• Analyze and explain account variances.
• Prepare reports schedules and communicate with internal and external parties including CRA and External Auditors.
• Monthly banking reconciliations
• Oversee weekly credit card & petty cash reconciliations
• Monthly payroll and tax remittances
• Participate in special projects/requests as needed.
• Ad-hoc assignments as required

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Education
o Post-secondary education in accounting and working towards CGA/CA designation an asset

• Experience
o 3-5 years’ experience performing general and full cycle accounting procedures.
o Entertainment Industry experience is a plus.
o Outstanding verbal and written communication skills are required.
o Ability to multitask, problem solve and deliver on expectations.
o Must be well organized and be detailed oriented.
o Must be customer focused with strong teamwork skills.

• Knowledge/Skills
o Functional:
• Advanced knowledge of Quickbooks
• Strong proficiency in Excel including V-lookups and pivot tables

• Start Date: Immediately 
o This is a part time 3 days per week position in downtown Toronto



How to Apply:

Application process: if you are interested  in this position, please send your cover letter and C.V. to Marina Stein: marina@whitepinepictures.com and state “Senior Accountant”  on your subject line.   For further information on White Pine Pictures please visit: www.whitepinepictures.com.  



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