Accounting Associate

  • Digital Extremes
  • Downtown , London, ON, Canada
  • Nov 12, 2020
Accounting/Finance

Job Description

ABOUT DIGITAL EXTREMES

Founded in 1993 by James Schmalz, Digital Extremes ranks as one of the world’s top independent video game development studios. Originating with the co-creation of Epic Games’ multi-million unit selling Unreal® franchise including Unreal and Unreal Tournament, Digital Extremes went on to develop Dark Sector®, BioShock® for the PlayStation®3, the BioShock 2 multiplayer campaign, and The Darkness® II. The studio has reached its greatest critical and commercial success with the free-to-play action game, Warframe®, boasting a global community of 50 million registered players on PC, PS4™, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch™. For more information about Digital Extremes, visit www.digitalextremes.com. To sign up for Warframe, visit www.warframe.com.

WHY WORK AT DIGITAL EXTREMES

Our culture is centered on providing great opportunities to our employees so that everyone feels they are making a meaningful impact. Developing new and existing talent is our long-term focus. We are honored that our work environment has been consistently recognized as one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers”. We summon you to join our elite team!

The rewards of a career with Digital Extremes include:
  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Excellent benefits and paid time off
  • Matching RRSP plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Professional development and career support
  • Fitness and parking/transit subsidies
  • Daily lunches prepared onsite by our in-studio Executive Chef and professional kitchen staff
  • All-day snacks and drinks, sleep pods, massage chairs, cold brew, dog therapy days and more 
ABOUT THIS POSITION

Digital Extremes is seeking an Accounting Associate to join our team. Working under the direction of the Controller, you will maintain primary responsibility over the accurate processing of Accounts Receivable transactions in addition to the performance of other multi-functional duties including Accounts Payable and internal reporting. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, excellent attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills, and is comfortable responding to shifting demands in a challenging and fast paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Primary responsibility over Accounts Receivable functions, including preparing and recording journal entries relating to A/R invoices and payments
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of A/R statements, accounts, and reports
  • Liaise with 3rd party merchants and other departments to verify discrepancies and resolve inquiries
  • Support the online merchandise store by preparing reconciliations, journal entries, and related internal reporting
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Assist in the preparation of sales tax returns
  • Provide backup and support for A/P processes as needed, including processing payment runs and credit card reconciliations
  • Perform balance sheet and income statement analysis
  • Assist with monthly reporting needs and external audits, gathering data and preparing working papers
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external financial accounting policies, procedures, and controls
  • Provide innovative recommendations on improving current processes
  • Perform special projects or other duties as required
REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum one to three year(s) relevant work experience in an Accounts Receivable or general accounting role is preferred
  • Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Fundamental working knowledge of accounting concepts and procedures
  • Strong attention to detail is a must; independently identifying issues and applying strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time-management skills; working with a sense of urgency while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • A self-starter; willing to take initiative
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Post-secondary accounting diploma or certificate
JOIN US

Digital Extremes is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for the next steps in the hiring process will be contacted.

Please apply for this opportunity directly through our website: https://can59.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/digitalextremes/Site/DEAPPLY/Posting/View/31