General Accountant – Affiliates Revenue – Corus

Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.
Corus Entertainment has an exciting new opportunity for a General Accountant – within the Media group. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to join an experienced and professional team working in an environment undergoing significant change, we encourage you to apply.

General Accountant – Affiliates Revenue
Division: Television Services
Work Status: Full Time
Location: Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Drive, Toronto, ON, M5A 0B5

About the Role

Corus has an exciting full time opportunity for a General Accountant based in our Toronto head office. Reporting directly to the Manager of Affiliate Revenues, this role is part of a team that supports the Affiliates revenue team and our month end processes.

As the successful candidate, you have a proven track record for driving continuous improvement in a strong internal controls environment. You have excellent communication and analytical abilities, as well as demonstrated extremely high level of accuracy with excellent attention to details.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for monthly subscriber functions that include:
o Tracking and analyzing subscriber revenue variances
o Assist/verify General Accountant’s subscriber entries
o Generate and review subscriber invoices
o Tracking and analyzing revenue adjustments and receivable balances
Prepare monthly revenue journal entries.
Work with various departments including:
o Credit and Sales Department for any remittance questions
o Content Distribution team for any subscriber related analysis requests.
o Work with other teams within Finance for any subscriber related questions and requests.
Coordinate with Cable companies on payment and/or remittance inquiries, and issue resolutions.
Participate in the Month and Quarter end close processes, reconciliations and reporting.
Assist with testing for Medea system updates/upgrades.
Work with both internal and external auditors by preparing the quarterly audit packages.
Assist with ad hoc reporting and special projects as required.

About You
What We Need From You:

2-3 years practical work experience with a publicly traded organization
University or College Degree
Enrolment in an accounting designation program an asset
Strong computer skills in Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, macro)
Experience with Great Plains accounting software an asset
Previous broadcast/subscriber revenue (Medea) experience an asset
Team player with strong interpersonal communication skills having the ability to work effectively and efficiently with all levels of management in a professional manner
Being results oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities with conflicting deadlines.
Excellent analytical and financial skills in a changing environment
Must have extremely high level of accuracy with excellent attention to details

How to Apply

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Internal candidates must meet eligibility requirements before they can apply for an internal position at Corus, which includes being in their current role for at least 12 months. They must also indicate they are internal in the subject line. Please refer to the Recruitment Policy for more information.

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you’ll feel it. You’ll see it in action.

You’ll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You’ll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You’ll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day – Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique – and amazing – place to work.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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