Accounting Assistant
DHX Media - Halifax, NS

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Job Title: Accounting Assistant
Location: Halifax, NS, Canada
Job Type: Contract

DHX Media (Halifax) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 200 half hours of original children’s shows. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 100 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers!

We are currently seeking an experienced Accounting Assistant . In this position, you will be responsible for assisting our Production Accountants, in order to accurately maintain our production financial records.

Responsibilities include assisting Production Accountants with:

  • Payroll processing for in-house crew, cast and writers; including bundling and distribution of paychecks;
  • Accounts payable (purchase orders, invoices, coding, approvals, auditing, posting, loan draw-down requests);
  • Bank and loan reconciliations;
  • Preparation of weekly production cost reports;
  • Update and maintain various production related spreadsheets (labour tracking, working budgets, cash flows);
  • Data entry and processing;
  • GST and tax credit filings;
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications:

  • Previous accounting experience (minimum of 2 years);
  • Post-secondary education preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skill;
  • Advanced user of MS Excel;
  • Knowledge of Vista and Simply is a plus;
  • Works well under pressure; with exceptional multi-tasking and prioritizing skills;
  • Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational and administrative skills;
  • Outstanding work ethic; able to succeed and thrive in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience in the film and television industry preferred.

Reports To:

  • Production Controller
  • Line Producer
  • Studio Vice-President

Interested candidates must include their resume, cover letter, and salary expectations in application

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected to proceed in the recruitment process will be contacted.


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