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Financial Systems Analyst

Company: WildBrain
Location: New York
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Financial Systems AnalystLocation: New YorkFind a job that lets your imagination run wild!WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids' content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!The RoleWildBrain is looking for a Financial Systems Analyst to join our Peanuts team! Reporting to the Director of Financial Operations, you will be a part of the Peanuts Worldwide finance team managing the month-end financial closing process for revenues. This person will work closely with the SVP Finance, Director Financial Operations, and Corporate finance/accounting peers in addition to external auditors, international agents, and licensees.What You'll Do: Oversee monthly financial close process from a revenue perspective.Reconciling data movement from one subledger system (Jaguar) to another (FAMS)Preparing reports and analysis used by finance team, management, and auditInterface / post cash receipts, invoices, and general ledger entries from subledger system (Jaguar) into general ledger system (GP) on a weekly basis. Reconcile interface / posting to ensure accuracy and provide documentation for audit purposes.-- - Interface / post revenue entries from subledger system (FAMS) to general ledger system (GP). Balance and document accuracy.-- - Reconcile Account Receivable Aging report from subledger to general ledger. Also reconcile certain balance sheet accounts, such as deferred revenue, to ensure accuracy.-- - Analyze trends and make recommendations affecting business needs.-- - Ensure compliance with all corporate financial and internal control policies, including the Sarbanes - Oxley Act-- - Work closely with Corporate accounting/finance team in Toronto.What You'll Bring: Bachelor's Degree with major in Finance, Accounting or Business3+ years accounting and financial analysis experienceLicensing industry experience strongly preferred, with special focus on royalty participations and contract compliancePrior accounting/finance managerial experience at a high transaction volume company preferred.Must be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to gain trust and cooperation of various stakeholders to positively impact business performance.Required technical skills: MS Excel (Advanced Level), Great Plains, licensing system software experience helpfulWhat We Bring: Working at WildBrain is more than a job "-- - - it's the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!WildBrain provides an atmosphere free from barriers in order to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders and external partners. WildBrain fosters an environment that respects people's dignity, ideas and beliefs, thereby ensuring equity and diversity in employment. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.We appreciate all applicants who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings, you will be contacted.About WildBrain: At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library - one of the world's most extensive - we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip & Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business - WildBrain Spark - offers one of the largest networks of kids' channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 150 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Please visit us at Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 per yearBenefits:401(k) matchingDental insuranceDisability insuranceEmployee assistance programHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offParental leaveProfessional development assistanceReferral programRetirement planVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftMonday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:All interviews are virtual through Microsoft Teams. The role will begin in a remote capacity, with a transition to a hybrid model as it is safe to do so.Application Question(s):This role is budgeted for $60,000 - $70,000K USD annually based on experience, plus benefits.As we can only interview those in this range, does this salary match your expectations? (Y/N)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:Temporarily due to COVID-19

Keywords: WildBrain, New York , Financial Systems Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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