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Re:Sound is hiring an Accounting Assistant

06.21.21

Accounting Assistant

Permanent Full-time

Re:Sound is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights.  We advocate for music creators, educate music users, license businesses and distribute royalties to creators — all to help build a thriving and sustainable music industry in Canada.  Together, with our member organizations, we work to maximize revenue at the highest level of efficiency and service to increase the value of music for our rights holders.  Our 2021 – 2023 Strategic Plan has 5 Strategic Themes: Advocate to further the interests of rightsholders, Maximize Distributable Income, Accelerate Digital Optimization, Leverage Strategic Partnerships, Drive Organizational Excellence.

Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Assistant works with a small Finance Department which supports the business in processing, reporting and business consulting.  With a focus on cross-training and multi-role support, the following is a general description of the position’s duties and responsibilities:

  • Process accounting transactions including journal entries
  • Perform account reconciliation and assist with month-end closing
  • Process and record incoming payments
  • Ensure timely collection of royalties and reconcile customer payments in a timely manner, including follow up on overdue tariff payments
  • Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies or misapplied cash transactions
  • Maintain and update customer records in the system on a timely basis
  • Prepare financial and sales reports and any ad hoc reports assigned
  • Provide A/P processing support and coverage as needed including monthly/quarterly royalty distributions
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end audit working papers;
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Possess a university degree in accounting or commerce
  • 3 years’ experience in hands-on accounting and A/R capacity
  • Excel savvy and proficient with MS Office (Word, Outlook)
  • Must have experience in an enterprise accounting systems (Epicor an asset)
  • Detail oriented, strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to work independently
  • French speaking an asset

Re:Sound is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. Re:Sound is committed to providing a workplace that is inclusive and accessible to all.  Should you require accommodation during the staffing process, please let us know.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please forward your resume and cover letter to jobs@resound.ca.   We thank all applicants in advance – only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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