BC Production and Payroll Accountant

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Administrative

Type: Temporary

Min. Experience: Experienced

Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have three locations, Los Angeles, New York City and Vancouver. Some of our recent credits include, Keanu, Everything Everything, Once Upon A Time, The 100, Arrow, Lemony Snicket's; Series of Unfortunate Events, Man In the High Castle, Imaginary Mary and The Get Down..

We are seeking a Production and Payroll Accountant for our Vancouver location. This position will report directly to the Controller in Los Angeles and will supervise the Payroll and Accounting Clerk in BC. 

Duties & Oversight:

  • Process/oversee bi-weekly payroll (salaried & hourly), issue ROEs, T4s, T4As, T4A-NR
  • Make payroll JEs, prepare payroll reports on a bi-weekly basis
  • Oversee/review A/P, including vendor bills, credit cards and expense reimbursements for BC location
  • Handle statutory remittances for BC (WorkSafe BC, GST/HST, Non-Resident Tax, bi-weekly payroll tax remittances) on a timely basis; ensure all regulatory compliance in the BC office
  • Serve as a liaison between Zoic and CRA as well as Zoic BC and the bank
  • Assist the team in LA with cash flow management, A/R & collections
  • Monitor credit cards and petty cash funds in BC and make timely payments
  • Prepare and/or review month end schedules for BC, LA, NY locations
  • Work closely with the Sr. Accountant (and the rest of the team) in LA on ad-hoc reporting, analysis, schedules, inquiries, etc.
  • Oversee the work of an accounting/payroll clerk and provide guidance
  • Handle Statistics Canada requests and submit reports, as requested

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1-2 years of payroll experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills a must
  • Organized with excellent attention to detail 
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency
  • QuickBooks and ADP experience preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player

 *Although we thank all applicants for their interest, please note that only Canadian Citizens and Canadian Permanent Residents will be considered at this time.

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