Financial Systems Analyst

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/3/2022 10:10 AM)
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Location: New York (Hybrid)

Department: Finance

Start Date: ASAP

Hybrid work: Employees work in a hybrid model balancing collaboration in our office and remote work.



Join our Peanuts Worldwide team within WildBrain today to become part of the story! From Peanuts shows and specials on Apple TV+ to interactive experiences worldwide, fans of all ages celebrate the Peanuts brand through thousands of consumer products, as well as amusement park attractions, cultural events, social media, and comic strips available in all formats from traditional to digital. Peanuts Worldwide, is a division of WildBrain Ltd., a global kids media and content company headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide.


About the Role


WildBrain is looking for a Financial Systems Analyst to join our Peanuts team! Reporting to the Director of Financial Operations, you will be a part of the Peanuts Worldwide finance team managing the month-end financial closing process for revenues.  This person will work closely with the SVP Finance, Director Financial Operations, and Corporate finance/accounting peers in addition to external auditors, international agents, and licensees.


What You Will Do:

  • Oversee monthly financial close process from a revenue perspective.
    • Reconciling data movement from one subledger system (Jaguar) to another (FAMS)
    • Preparing reports and analysis used by finance team, management, and audit 
  • Interface \ post cash receipts, invoices, and general ledger entries from subledger system (Jaguar) into general ledger system (GP) on a weekly basis.  Reconcile interface \ posting to ensure accuracy and provide documentation for audit purposes.
  • Interface \ post revenue entries from subledger system (FAMS) to general ledger system (GP). Balance and document accuracy.
  • Reconcile Account Receivable Aging report from subledger to general ledger. Also reconcile certain balance sheet accounts, such as deferred revenue, to ensure accuracy.
  • Analyze trends and make recommendations affecting business needs.
  • Ensure compliance with all corporate financial and internal control policies, including the Sarbanes - Oxley Act


What You Will bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with major in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • 3+ years accounting and financial analysis experience
  • Licensing industry experience strongly preferred, with special focus on royalty participations and contract compliance
  • Prior accounting/finance managerial experience at a high transaction volume company preferred.
  • Must be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to gain trust and cooperation of various stakeholders to positively impact business performance.
  • Required technical skills: MS Excel (Advanced Level), Great Plains, licensing system software experience helpful


What We Offer

Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!


Our Commitment

Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.


We demonstrate our commitment to this by striving to provide a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key! WildBrain accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


WildBrain is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic.


About WildBrain

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers.


WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!



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