Full Time Job

Project Accountant

Mikros Animation

Montreal, QC 05-25-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Part of the Mikros company and the Technicolor group, Mikros Animation's studios are dedicated to high-end CG Animation for feature films and episodic.

Galvanized by a proven track record, the teams in Paris, Montreal and London are working on their 10th feature film. The diversity, richness and ambition of contents go hand in hand with a collaborative and creative atmosphere where talent can best develop.

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: prepare and document month-end entries for the FSSC including revenue recognition
• Create customer invoices in Scheduall (billing tool)
• Prepare weekly cash forecasts
• Prepare and document the required monthly (forecast) or quarterly (QBR)
• Participate in the preparation of the budget with the local financial controller
• Participate in Tax Credits files compilation
• Provide ad-hoc administrative support

• 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

Company Profile
Mikros Animation
The Moving Picture Company (MPC) is a global creative studio with a single goal: to create experiences that move people. With decades of storytelling experience, we are perpetually pushing the limits of what is technologically and artistically possible to tell visually stunning stories. MPC continues to lead in an ever-evolving industry, building authentic and long-lasting connections with audiences across all channels.
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