Manager, Corporate Accounting
IMAX
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
5d ago

What we’re about

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience, so it’s not surprising that IMAX employees and their careers go beyond the ordinary.

Our employees share a passion for quality in everything they do. Our Hollywood people are movie business insiders with years of production experience.

Our technology experts are unashamedly geeky people who can talk for hours, and be riveting, about color gamut and lasers.

Our business people are consummate sales and marketing professionals who are spreading the IMAX word around the world.

Of course we offer all the benefits you’d expect from a company with over 50 years of history. Yet, beyond this, we know everyone works differently and is motivated by different things.

That’s why we offer competitive pay and a wide assortment of benefits to help you make the most of your life at work and away from it.

As the world’s leading entertainment technology company, IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies. Specializing in immersive motion picture technologies, our employees are driven by a passion to take audiences around the world to places they’ve only dreamed of.

Come explore IMAX where innovation, creativity and passion come together.

Required Skills

This role is responsible for managing the corporate accounting team and assisting in the ongoing analysis around IMAX’s month end financials in order to help ensure accurate financials and a timely close of the month-end.

What you’ll be doing :

  • Creation and / or review of various reports and schedules for month-end reporting and reconciliation
  • Analysis of IMAX’s various recurring revenue streams; including the review, approve and post transactions related to monthly finance income, ongoing rent, and maintenance revenue.
  • Monitor status of customers and amend revenue recognition accordingly
  • Review and approve joint revenue sharing arrangement transactions
  • Assess and post impact of fluctuations in foreign exchange, including hedging, on GL and sub-ledger balances
  • Document impact of amendments on existing contracts and ensure the impact has been communicated to all relevant individuals within the broader finance function.
  • Review various balance sheet account reconciliations and schedules including but not limited to Cash, Prepaids, Accrued AR, Fixed Assets, Long-term Receivables, Other Assets, and Deferred Revenue.
  • Review and manage preparation of the financial statements for owned and operated entities.
  • Prepare analyses and other tasks related to new business transactions
  • Assist with inter-company account reconciliations and prepare related journal entries
  • Monitor premise leases and document accounting treatment of new leases or lease renewals
  • Manage, train and provide mentoring and guidance to a team member, including 3 financial analysts and 2 senior financial analysts
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests
  • Assistance with special projects and other areas in the Finance group as required
  • Creation of various reports as required
  • What we’re looking for :

  • Post-secondary degree in business, accounting, finance, or equivalent
  • Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • Minimum two-year experience in a manager role with direct reports in a large / global organization
  • Proficiency in U.S. GAAP preferred
  • Highly efficient, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to stay focused on tasks while meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to understand moderately complex contract terms
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • SAP experience is an asset
  • The ideal candidate will have :

  • Leadership Ability to involve others in establishing a shared vision of where the group / function / business is going, sets an example by aligning behaviors with values.
  • Business Acumen Understands the factors influencing our business and can integrate the various competing needs to ensure success for their group.
  • Approach problems from a business perspective

  • Technical / Professional Knowledge Strong level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas;
  • keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.

  • Teamwork / Collaboration Desire to work cooperatively with others on a team; as a team leader / manager, the ability to demonstrate interest, skill, and success in getting groups to learn to work together.
  • Results Oriented Strong drive to meet or exceed goals and plans; consistently achieves objectives, delivers high quality solutions, adds value beyond immediate function.
  • Stays focused and balances changing or competing priorities and responsibilities.

  • Problem Solving Uses all available resources to assess the problem and to identify the best solution. anticipates problems and solves them.
  • Judgment Ability to prioritize challenges, competing interests; displays diligence in decision making that has risk and / or financial impact
  • Communication Listens and interprets verbal and non-verbal inputs in order to ensure thoughts and ideas are understood.
  • Organizes a response based on an awareness of content and intended audience.

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