Brown Bag Films are hiring a Distribution Reporting Accountant

Website Brown Bag Films

Vacancy Name Distribution Reporting Accountant
Department Art/Back office
Office Location Dublin
Type of Position Full-time Permanent
Job Description Distribution Reporting Accountant
REPORTS TO: Snr Financial Accountant

Working within a highly dynamic and creative business environment, this role is a key appointment for the business and offers the right candidate a wonderful opportunity to join an exciting high growth company.

Key Responsibilities


  • Preparing distribution reports, to include sales, profit participation and royalty reporting
  • Responsibility for any payments to third party stakeholders;
  • Prepare residual reports for funding agencies and guilds;
  • Maintain relationships with third party stakeholders and act as a first point of contact;
  • Prepare 3rd party royalty forecasts based on client request;


  • Liaise with parent company to prepare quarterly and annual distribution reporting;
  • Liaise and work closely with internal departments to determine contractual obligations and sales forecasts;
  • Tracking distribution advance funding commitments paid/payable due to third party and related party companies
  • Tracking the recoupment/recovery of distribution advances paid and reporting on status;
  • Provide monthly reports internally, for the preparation of monthly management reporting;


  • Develop system to track outgoing producer reporting obligations to ensure reports are completed and submitted by contracted deadlines;
  • Work with the Finance team to continuously develop the accounting system and the distribution reporting function;


  • Audit assistance and other special projects as required by finance management;
  • Performing or assisting with such other duties as required across group companies;
  • Key Requirements A recognised Accounting Qualification with 1+ years of post-qualification experience
  • Ability to analyse financial data, prepare financial reports and projections
  • The ability to engage with all levels in the organisation will be important supported with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent judgment and exacting professional standards, with a diligent work ethic and a keen eye for detail
  • Prior experience working with a mid-tier accounting system would be a strong advantage
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an emphasis on systems development
  • Confident self-starter, with ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Experience of working in Film/TV production/Creative environment would be an advantage but not mandatory

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