Shaftesbury Inc.
Toronto, ON

Corporate Accountant

Job Title: Corporate Accountant

Type: Permanent

Start Date:  ASAP

Location of Work: 18 Logan Avenue, Toronto

Job Summary

The Corporate Accountant reports to the Controller and is responsible for processing and monitoring payments and expenditures for Shaftesbury Inc and its corporate entities. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure payments are timely and accurate while corporate records are up to date.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing Accounts Payable (entering invoices and preparing payments)
  • Reconciling all corporate bank accounts
  • Processing and tracking of costs for shows in Development
  • Monitoring corporate credit card balances – processing payments and allocating costs
  • Processing and entering employee expense reports
  • Preparing & Filing monthly HST returns
  • Reconciling intercompany corporate accounts
  • Management & Reconciliation of Petty Cash
  • Verifying HST numbers of vendors for accuracy
  • Processing and preparing timesheets WGC payments made by EP
  • Preparing invoices – to rebill productions for expenses paid by the corporate divisions
  • Assisting in the preparation of working papers for quarter and year-end
  • Providing weekly updates to management regarding cash flow balances and requirements
  • Assisting other accounting team members as requested with tasks of a clerical or administrative nature


  • A Strong work ethic and ownership
  • Self-motivated and willing to take initiative
  • Experienced with Quickbooks
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Able to handle deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to continually prioritize and multi-task assignments
  • Able to work effectively on their own and in a team environment

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to

and indicate "Corporate Accountant" in the subject line.

Shaftesbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

About Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury is an award-winning creator and producer of original content for television, film, and digital. Shaftesbury's current slate includes 14 seasons of Murdoch Mysteries for CBC, Acorn TV, and UKTV, four seasons of critically acclaimed horror series Slasher, four seasons of Hudson & Rex for Citytv/Rogers Sports and Media, and two seasons of Departure for Global/Corus Entertainment, starring Emmy® Award-winner Archie Panjabi and the late Academy Award®-winner Christopher Plummer.

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Additional Details

Category: Finance
Shaftesbury Inc.
18 Logan Avenue
Toronto, ON, CA
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Tags: Accounting
Posted: Sep 09, 2021
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Entry Level

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