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16 Jan 2024

Full-Time Senior Analyst, Internal Controls

Boat Rocker Media – Posted by JamFilledEntertainment Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Boat Rocker Studios is an independent global entertainment company whose purpose is to tell stories and build iconic brands across all genres and mediums. With offices around the world, Boat Rocker’s creative and commercial capabilities include Scripted, Unscripted and Kids & Family television production, distribution, brand and franchise management, a world-class animation studio, and talent management through Untitled Entertainment. Boat Rocker Studios-produced series have won a variety of prestigious industry accolades including, Emmy, Peabody, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Canadian Screen Awards. Recent projects include: Invasion (Apple TV+), Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields (Hulu), Slip (Roku), Orphan Black (BBC America, CTV Sci-Fi Channel), Dear… (Apple TV+), Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry (Apple TV+).

The Role
As Senior Analyst, Internal Controls, you will be accountable for executing the NI52-109 internal controls compliance program across the organization. This includes the execution of ICFR and DC&P process walkthroughs with control owners and documentation of design and operating effectiveness testing. Responsibilities will also include assistance in evaluating and improving internal controls as part of ongoing Company initiatives to improve and modify business processes to meet changing business needs in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated audit or controls professional looking to join a growing organization in the global media & entertainment space.


  • Support the development of the annual internal controls plan and scoping activities;
  • Documentation of current business and internal control processes;
  • Assist in the execution of the established internal controls plan to ensure compliance with National Instrument 52-109, which includes walkthroughs of ICFR and DC&P processes, documentation of testing results (for design and operating effectiveness phases), identifying optimization opportunities for key controls, and recommendations for improvements to key processes;
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with business unit heads, finance personnel, and production accountants to communicate and provide guidance and training regarding internal controls documentation and testing requirements;
  • Assist in the development and documentation of new accounting and business policies;
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact on internal controls testing and documentation where there are organizational changes resulting from modifications to existing processes or acquisitions;
  • Identify and implement internal controls to mitigate potential or existing financial risks;
  • Support the preparation of internal controls reports;
  • Establish plan to implement missing controls and remediate failed controls with process owners;
  • Monitor remediation items to ensure for timely resolution and re-testing;
  • Identify synergy opportunities on standardizing key controls across a decentralized operating environment;
  • Effectively liaise and collaborate with external auditors and other advisors as needed.


  • CPA designation is required;
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in public accounting, internal audit and/or internal controls;
  • Must have relevant prior experience with National Instrument 52-109 or Sarbanes Oxley legislation (implementation experience is an asset but not required);
  • Must have a strong knowledge of audit methodologies, risk management practices and COSO framework;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present and communicate ideas and concepts at all levels;
  • A proven track record building relationships and establishing credibility with a broad range of diverse control owners and stakeholders, to facilitate the attainment of business results;
  • Excellent ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organization from clerk to senior management;
  • A self-starter and excellent team player with strong attention to detail and a focus on meeting deadlines;
  • Ability to prioritize, critically analyze, solve problems and where appropriate, escalate issues;
  • Strong decision-making and analytical skills;
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible to operate effectively within an evolving entrepreneurial organization with changing priorities and tight deadlines;
  • Proficiency with MS Office, specifically Word, Excel and Power Point;
  • Media industry experience is beneficial but not required.

Boat Rocker is committed to hiring and supporting diverse candidates. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as being part of an under-represented and equity-deserving group. This would include people who identify as racialized, Black, Indigenous, women, LGBTQ2SI+, and having a disability among others. We also recognize the importance of intersectional identities in our hiring and retention.

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How to Apply

To apply, please submit an application at the following link: https://boatrocker.catsone.com/careers/70908-Boat-Rocker/jobs/16372012-Senior-Analyst-Internal-Controls

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #finance, Accounting, analyst, Audit, auditing, cpa, Excel, internal controls, and senior analyst. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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