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Senior Accountant | Lark Productions

Lark Productions is looking for a highlight motivated and experienced Senior Accountant to join the team.

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Lark Productions
} 12:00 am
One-time
In-person
$85,000+ annually

Deadline: May 29

About Lark Productions:
Lark Productions, named Playback’s 2023 Production Company of the Year, is a Vancouver-based award-winning company renowned for producing exceptional programming in Canada for the global marketplace. Specializing in both scripted and unscripted content, Lark collaborates frequently with Universal International Studios, a division of the Universal Studio Group, through a first-look distribution deal. Notable productions include Citytv’s #1 prime time drama of the year, “Law & Order Toronto: Criminal Intent” (Rogers), “Allegiance” (CBC), “Farming for Love” (CTV), “Motive” (CBC, NBC, USA), “The Real Housewives of Toronto and Vancouver” (Slice), “Paramedics: Life on the Line” (Knowledge Network), and “Emergency Room: Life + Death at VGH” (Knowledge Network, Discovery Fit).

Position Overview:
Lark Productions is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Accountant to join its finance team. The ideal candidate will play a critical role in streamlining financial operations within a fast-paced environment.

Core Responsibilities:

Corporate:

  • Corporate accounting and compliance.
  • Prepare month-end files for review, including credit card reconciliations and bank reconciliations.
  • Ensure timely filing of GST / EHT / WCB remittances.
  • Prepare intercompany invoices and reconciliations.
  • Prepare and manage development cost reports.
  • Prepare and manage corporate cost reports and cash flow forecasts.
  • Prepare distribution reports for CMF and broadcasters.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports for management.
  • Assist with budgeting, forecasting, and financial management.
  • Assist with preparation of materials for quarterly board meetings.
  • Assist with preparation of year-end files for auditors.
  • Maintain organized and complete accounting records.

Production:

  • Oversee A/P, payroll, and GST reporting.
  • Review cash flow forecasts and internal tax credit calculations.
  • Set up bank accounts, GST, and WCB accounts.
  • Liaise with business affairs for compliance with funding agencies and CRA.
  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of audits and year-ends.
  • Keep up to date on industry policies and regulations.
  • Maintain working relationships with external partners.

Ideal Candidate Requirements:

  • CPA designation or bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and concepts.
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Canadian film/television (asset).
  • Proficient in accounting financial systems and experience with production accounting systems (PSL+, EP) (asset).
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and take direction.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SharePoint, and Teams.

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to talent@larkproductions.ca by May 29, 2024. Reference “Senior Accountant” in the subject field. No phone calls please.

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