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Accounts Receivable Analyst, Film Finance

  • IMAX Corporation
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • 31/01/2024
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience. With over 50 years of history as a global innovator in entertainment technology, our employees and their careers have constantly gone beyond the ordinary at IMAX. We combine proprietary technology with industry-leading knowledge and relationships with top studios and filmmakers to create theatrical experiences that take audiences beyond the edge of their seats to a world they never imagined. IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies and continues to push the boundaries of entertainment experiences beyond blockbusters and into exciting new directions. 

Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together. Get inspired, get involved, and ignite your future with IMAX!

Job Description:

This role is responsible for GBO data collection and entry, coordination of studio/distributor billings, collections, reconciliation activities, payment application, on all assigned credit-portfolio accounts and managing the AR Film Finance books.


  • Billing studio/distributor routine invoices – film, rent and maintenance, as per the processes established.

  • Record and post entries of studio/distributor cash receipts daily to SAP for assigned credit-portfolio accounts.

  • Contact studio/distributor regarding overdue balances, account inquiries and resolution of all discrepancies.

  • Manage in audit review, both financial and SOX related as it relates to studio/distributor clients.

  • Review to ensure local VAT and/or double taxation treaty withholding tax is billed/allocated correctly both in IMAX SAP journal and invoice submitted to the client.

  • Lead in the preparation of AR financial reports, summaries, and other documentation as required.

  • Back up support AR Analyst in all intercompany transactions and reconciliation.

  • Post Journal entries (i.e., Bad Debt clearing, provision Accrual) to reconcile accounts and assist in preparing Financial Statements.

  • Prepare credit memos, studio/distributor adjustments and journal entries within the IMAX control procedures.

  • Performing combination of routine calculations, posting, and verifying duties to obtain financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.

  • Enforce payment terms and related IMAX payment policies and procedures.

  • Manage studio/distributor collection file.

  • Manage month-end closing of the Accounts Receivable studio/distribution, reconciliation of control accounts to sub-ledger.

  • Monthly Reports created and distributed to senior management.

  • Provide monthly account updates for sales meetings and aged accounts receivable reports to senior management.

  • Attend weekly distributor/slate meetings with senior management.

  • Liaison with internal business partners in Canada/US/China/Japan.

  • Responsible for all studio distributors worldwide.

  • Manages all month end/quarter end tasks relating to film finance.


  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role

  • 3+ years of SAP experience.

  • Advanced knowledge of film finance.

  • Detail knowledge of local VAT and double taxation treaty withholding tax required.

  • Experience with inter-company/reconciliation AR/AP netting

  • 5+ years of experience on Microsoft Office suite.

  • Experience with balance sheet/income statement relationship knowledge.

  • 3+ years of experience with GL account reconciliation

At IMAX, you will be part of a culture built on respect – we are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse atmosphere across our organization.

For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.