jobby: Production Accountant, IMAX, Toronto

August 3, 2010

JOB TITLE:            Production Accountant – contract
REPORTS TO:        Magnitude COO
LOCATION:            Toronto
CONTRACT:            Minimum 6 months

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties include but are not limited to:  accounts payable and accounts receivable; petty cash; journals; account books to Trial Balance; bank reconciliations; payroll accounting; cost reporting; budgeting; cash flows; production schedules and reports; corporate financial reporting on a monthly and ad hoc basis (e.g. income statement, balance sheet, etc.); tax considerations; financial structures; reporting requirements for all available tax incentive regimes; and studio and government audit requirements.

REQUIREMENTS
Film Production experience is essential.
Familiarity with the unique requirements of production accounting from development through production and post-production.  This position will be required to provide producers with sound fiscal and production accounting advice.
Cost analysis, cash flow, cash management and financial statement preparation experience is essential.
A firm grasp of production bookkeeping and accounting procedures.
Expertise in the use of MS Excel, NewViews accounting software and complex computing skills are essential.  Ability to provide relevant, timely and accurate reporting is key to this position.
Good organizational and scheduling skills are required in order to prioritize the demands and deadlines of both production and corporate reporting across multiple companies and/or projects.
Detail oriented.
Must be discrete when dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
Reliable, self-motivated individual with a calm, positive attitude and a good sense of humour.
Performs well under pressure.
MS Office program

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS
This position regularly comes into contact; either in person, by telephone or email, with a wide range of people: Producers, Directors, Studios, Sponsors, Corporate Controller, Suppliers, Film Crews, Technicians, Government Agencies, Banks and several members of the IMAX Finance Department.
JOB CONDITIONS
This position works under normal office conditions, though the pressure of deadlines may sometimes be intense, requiring the flexibility to work long hours and overtime upon request.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter and current resume
via fax or e-mail (please include Job Title in subject line) to:

Human Resources
IMAX Corporation
Fax: 905-403-6464
Email: humanresources@imax.com

Thank-you for your interest!  Those under consideration will be contacted.