Position overview

 

In the context of its still confidential new animated feature films, Mikros Animation Montreal is looking for a Production accountant. 

Join our wonderful and very talented team for this exciting adventure, great projects and challenges ahead!

 

Responsibilities

 

We are looking for a dynamic Production Accountant who will look after aspects of film finance.  

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: 

 

  • Support the financial controller in preparing detailed cost estimates for the run of the projects;
  • Prepare Analysis to the financial controller on the profitability of each show, and provide insight into opportunities and risks;
  • Perform cost analysis of ongoing shows;
  • Controlling, recording and reconciling costs to ensure cost control and preparing regular costs and progress reports for management;
  • Report, forecast and analyze all future revenues and associated costs on ongoing projects.
  • Month end duties including reporting and forecasting all (future) revenues and costs on film projects
  • Provide financial (cost) Analysis to the Executive Producer, Head of Production and operations on the profitability of each show, and provide insight into opportunities and risks using existing tool-set
  • Will work closely with production team to collect the more relevant data on shows in production 
  • Participate in the preparation of the budget with the local financial controller 
  • Participate in Tax Credits files compilation 
  • Provide ad-hoc administrative support 

 

Profile

 

  • 3 to 5 years experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, Sumifs etc.) and abilities to create and work in complex financial models; 
  • Communicant, attached to details but also able to synthesize;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Being able to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment, with a strong sense of urgency to achieve results;
  • Ability to collaborate with various stakeholders such as HR, Production, IT, and Management;
  • Strong financial analysis/interpretation skills;
  • VFX industry knowledge is an asset

 

Salary & Contract 

 

Status: Contractual / full time  

Location: Montreal  

Annual Salary: To be discussed

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N-B. Mikros Animation is an equal opportunity employer.