Full Time Job

Production Accountant

Mikros Animation

Montreal, QC 11-27-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Mikros Animation is a global CGI animation studio located in Paris, Montreal, Los Angeles, Bangalore and London, dedicated to feature films and episodic content. Since its inception, Mikros Animation has always put creativity and CG artistry at the heart of its animation and production activities, allowing our artists to work across a great variety of stories with a high level of stylized craft. So far, Mikros Animation has contributed to ten released feature animations and to numerous high-quality animated series, for the world's best-known animation studios, either as creative studio, line producer or executive producer. Mikros Animation has also produced more than 250 hours of programming, broadcast by notable channels including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, TF1, France TV, Gulli, M6, Gloob, and Super RTL. Our animated episodic content airs and streams globally, in over 180 countries.

At Mikros Animation, we believe great animation is about making real connections with real people. By partnering with filmmakers to unite their creative visions, with our industry-leading craftsmanship and artistry, we create characters that connect with audiences on an authentic and emotional level to bring powerful stories to life.

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

Qualifications
• Proven experience working within a similar role
• 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r09nqj-44-197-198-214-42 in your application.