Junior Accountant

Job Details

Type: Permanent Full-time

Department: Accounting
Reports To: Controller
Start Date: ASAP

WHAT IMPACT CAN A JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT HAVE AT ESG?
At East Side Games, we all band together to deliver a world-class gameplay experience for our players around the globe. Whether that’s working with Ricky and the Gang on Trailer Park Boys: Greasy Money, or on any of our other current or upcoming titles, you’re committed to making memorable player experiences. Everyone has an impact here.

As a Junior Accountant, you will join East Side Games as an expert in numbers, loving to dig deeper into what they mean. You have a good understanding of basic accounting principles and are looking to excel (pun intended!) in this field. Spreadsheets are your best friend, and most importantly, you love games! We’re a remote-first studio and encourage all applications across Canada.

WHAT YOU MIGHT DO IN YOUR DAY TO DAY:

  • Maintaining accounts payable and receivable for our major studios, ensuring we are current and up to date
  • Reconciliation of general ledger (GL) accounts, preparing and entering GL entries and maintaining records of those accounts
  • Weekly bank reconciliations in Quickbooks Online for our studio accounts
  • Month end advertising revenue reporting from our vendors
  • Prepare timely and accurate corporate credit card reconciliations
  • Look for opportunities to improve and scale current processes
  • Assist the Controller with month-end and ad-hoc reporting as needed

*** Duties and responsibilities outlined above are representative, but not all-inclusive.

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Completed an Accounting program such as a Diploma/Degree/CPA or equivalent
  • Growth oriented mindset
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Eagerness to learn new tools and look for new solutions in process improvement
  • Strong in Microsoft Excel and Windows-based software
  • Experience with QuickBooks is an advantage
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Resourceful. Someone who can work independently as well as collaboratively

YOU ARE:

  • You enjoy games, particularly mobile games. You are on top of the latest games, trends and what’s happening in live events
  • Hungry, humble, and smart and can use these three pillars to impact you and those around you.
  • Comfortable in an environment where priorities and plans change rapidly, but with intention
  • Solution-oriented, self-motivated and diligent
  • Community-minded, whereby a collective mission of the project is a shared priority
  • Empathic, compassionate and curious
  • Your values are governed by justice, equity, diversity and inclusion

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO WORK AT ESG?

We are East Side Games – proudly built in beautiful BC. Our mission is to create games that are easy to pick up, hard to put down, and don’t suck! We put players at the heart of our evolution, independence, and profitability. With their help, we’ve defined and become the leader in the narrative idle gaming space, writing the playbook on LiveOps in the process. Our huge IPs serve a traditionally underserved audience globally… And we’re just getting started!

Community is everything here. We put people at the core of what we do. Our games and our team have the same goal; to be inclusive and for everyone. We get sh*t done and our team is on hand to step in, listen, and support, regardless of rank. Tackle your challenges, share your learnings, then share refreshments with the studio in our weekly Cheers Friday Announcements. Have we piqued your curiosity? Then check out our amazing Culture and Benefits! We note that our culture is not a monolith, and is ever-changing based on the folks holding space at East Side Games.

WE’RE BUILT ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

East Side Games are an equitable employer that values justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage people of marginalized backgrounds, particularly QTBIPOC folks, to apply, and will acknowledge and value the strengths you bring to foster yours and the studio’s growth.

If this sounds like everything you hoped for and more, and you’re enthused to build genre-defining narrative idle games, click the “Apply Here” button below. If now is not the right time for you but you know someone who would be a great match for us at East Side Games, check out our referral bonus here! Let’s build great games together.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

WHAT’S NEXT?

If you think this is an exciting opportunity, please

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Due to a small (but completely awesome) recruitment team, only those candidates that qualify will be contacted.  Thanks for your interest in ESG and we wish you super success in your job search!

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