Production Accountant

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2021 9:01 PM)
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WildBrain is looking for an experienced Production Accountant to join our team! 


  • Generate bi-weekly internal cost reports for multiple projects
  • Work with Producers to maintain detailed cost information, schedules, and staffing requirements
  • Perform variance analysis (variance to original budget, bi-weekly variance, and estimated future costs of show)
  • Assist in production budget creation
  • Prepare monthly client facing cost reports
  • Liase with Payroll Accountant and HR department for payroll corrections/adjustments
  • Coding of production accounts payable and independent contractor invoices
  • Completion of Writers’ Guild Remittances (UBCP, WGA, WGC and CMPA)
  • Assist with cash flow projections on productions
  • Analyze estimated production tax credits
  • Quarter end and month end forecast reconciling
  • Prepare and file accreditation applications for Production Service Tax Credits
  • Assist with year-end and production filings and audits
  • Occasional posting of journal entries in Dynamics GP
  • Setting up new shows in Dynamics GP and cost report template
  • Ensure accurate attribution of studio cost to shows
  • Coordinate with Toronto head office for show related contracts and transactions
  • Other duties as requested by upper management and producers


  • 3+ years’ experience in progressive accounting positions
  • Animation or production experience is an asset
  • Accounting/business diploma or degree
  • Accounting designation is an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics is an asset
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Strong communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Efficient and detail oriented
  • Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change


Why WildBrain?


At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
  • Generous RRSP matching
  • Bonus time off


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