Head of Production Finance (Mat Leave)

Position:                     Head of Production Finance (Maternity Coverage)

Rate of Pay:                Competitive; commensurate with experience

Reports to:                 CEO

Contract:                    6 months, with the option to extend

Lark Productions, a Vancouver-based production company affiliated with NBC Universal International is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic candidate to join our Finance and Accounting department as maternity cover.



The Head of Production Finance reports to the CEO and is responsible for planning, preparation and maintenance of all production financing needs, as well as management of the Assistant Controller.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



  • Assistance with creation of production budgets
  • Review of internal tax credit calculations
  • Preparation of finance plans
  • Review of projected cash flows and associated interim financing costs
  • Strategic input on various financing scenarios, access to additional funds
  • Procurement and ongoing maintenance of interim financing
  • Management of production accountants
  • Input and management of production cost reports
  • Management of timely audit preparation, year-end files
  • Collaboration with Head of Business Affairs on filing of CMF, CAVCO, provincial tax credit program applications and final documentation



  • Main point of contact for bank, CRA, external accountants and NBCU finance team
  • Management of Business Affairs Manager, Assistant Controller, Accounting Assistant
  • Management of monthly cost reporting and cash flow projections
  • Management of preparation of “Financial Deck” for Board meetings (if necessary)



  • 5 years’ experience in the industry and related degree
  • In-depth knowledge of industry trends, financing models, policies and regulations
  • Knowledge of the market and up-to-date with current trends
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Please send cover letter, resume and salary expectation to talent@larkproductions.ca by Friday August 18, 2017. No phone calls please.