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Financial Accountant

Are you a Financial Accountant interested in joining us in our Vancouver studio?! The Financial Accountant is responsible for the accuracy of the general ledger accounts and helps drive the month-end close process ensuring timely financial reporting. The Financial Accountant assists the Financial Controller and works closely with all members of the finance department. This is an all-encompassing role within a compact team.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Full-cycle accounts payable duties including tracking, seeking approvals, posting invoices and compiling the weekly EFT run
  • Drive the month-end close process, ensuring all balance sheet accounts are reconciled and accurate
  • Prepare and input month-end journal entries for items such as accruals and prepaid expenses
  • Prepare working papers to support the various general ledger accounts
  • Monitor cash and credit card balances on a daily basis, ensuring short-term needs will be met; monthly reconciliations
  • Liaise with the Purchasing Officer to ensure financial aspects of fixed assets are recorded accurately in company’s asset management software system and reconciled with accounting software
  • Track and maintain fixed asset register in Excel
  • Self-assess PST on a monthly basis and report PST on a quarterly basis
  • Calculate and report GST on a monthly basis
  • Track and issue petty cash and per diems to staff
  • Analyze P&L accounts, explaining variances
  • Assist external accountants with the annual audit
  • Assist in the bi-weekly payroll run when needed
  • Answer vendor inquiries and complete vendor reconciliations when required
  • Assist the Financial Controller with ad hoc tasks and projects as required

What you bring:

  • 2+ years’ experience working in a junior accounting role for a Canadian company (film or television experience an asset)
  • Bachelors’ degree with accounting focus, pursuing professional designation
  • Solid understanding of Canadian GAAP
  • Intermediate Excel and Word proficiency
  • Ability to multi-task and quickly prioritize duties
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work hard and calmly under pressure to achieve deadlines, and the flexibility and dedication to work extra hours when required
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail

Please apply if you are eligible to work in Canada.

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