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Accountant - Finance and Accounting

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #635
Monday, January 20, 2020
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 an Accountant - Advertising 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.

Accountant – Advertising

About the Role:

Corus has an exciting full time opportunity for an Accountant - Advertising in our Toronto head office. Reporting directly to the Supervisor, Advertising AR and Revenue, this role is part of a team that supports the sales revenue team, regional offices and other departments within Corus.

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.


  • Process manual invoices and adjustments for multiple revenues types across multiple business lines

  • Work with multiple currencies and sales tax regulations

  • Prepare month end journal entries including accruals

  • Perform monthly account reconciliations, prepare receivables and revenue reports. Prepare schedules to support quarterly reporting

  • Communicate effectively with Sales teams, Regional Business Managers, Creative Services, Programming, Credit & Collection, and Real Estatedepartments

  • Review and interpret terms and conditions of legal agreements to ensure revenue and receivables are properly recorded

  • Support requests from both internal and external auditors

  • Assist with ad hoc reporting and special projects as required

  • Participate in testing of manual invoices to ensure financial data integrity

  • Foster a staff culture that supports Corus’ culture of winning together

About You

What We Need From You:

  • Post-secondary degree in accounting and/or finance

  • Working towards a professional accounting designation is an asset, not required

  • 3-4 years of related work experience with a publically traded organization

  • Experience working with Great Plains (subledger and GL)

  • Experience with verifying and processing accounts receivable and revenue

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP)

  • Must have demonstrated analytical skills, accuracy with figures, and detail oriented

  • 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 in order to meet competing deadlines

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

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Other details

  • Job Family FI-Finance
  • Job Function 06-Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Toronto, ON, Canada