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Finance Manager – TV Finance Back

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Beverly Hills,California 90210

Web Site:

www.mgm.com/#/about/careers

Company Profile

col-wide   

Category:

Accounting / Finance

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) is seeking a Finance Manager to manage financial planning and analysis for MGM’s TV Finance group. The ideal candidate will prepare the long range plan, monthly operating reviews, and quarterly forecasts with a focus on Television Finance.

Responsibilities:

• Key finance liaison for worldwide licensing business
• Perform analysis, provide insights and develop communications for a range of Financial Planning deliverables to Senior Management, including monthly operating reviews, quarterly forecasts, budget, and long range plan
• Work cross-functionally with the Sales Distribution and Sales Operations teams to gather information and understand risks and opportunities to accurately forecast revenues
• Develop a deep understanding of output deals
• Review, analyze, and track deals on a monthly basis while working toward ensuring revenue and margin maximization on deals
• Reconcile and consolidate financial results, identifying key drivers of performance and timing variances in the forecast
• Prepare and maintain film and acquisition models
• Collaborate with Accounting department during quarterly and year-end close processes 
to help maintain the Oracle Essbase database and Salesforce

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree with a major in Finance, Economics or other quantitative field
• MBA preferred
• Minimum 4-6 years of progressive experience in financial planning, strategic planning, and corporate finance
• Prior experience in TV and Film industry
• Understanding of entertainment accounting and content distribution; international experience a plus
• Strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen and the ability to work with financial models
• Self-motivated, disciplined, highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks
• Strong relationship building skills and a highly professional "client service orientation"
• Must be an excellent team player who possesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills
• Excellent communicator in both oral and written settings
• Proficiency in Excel
• Knowledge of SAP, Salesforce, Word and PowerPoint, and Essbase

Job Descriptions:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) is seeking a Finance Manager to manage financial planning and analysis for MGM’s TV Finance group. The ideal candidate will prepare the long range plan, monthly operating reviews, and quarterly forecasts with a focus on Television Finance.

Responsibilities:

• Key finance liaison for worldwide licensing business
• Perform analysis, provide insights and develop communications for a range of Financial Planning deliverables to Senior Management, including monthly operating reviews, quarterly forecasts, budget, and long range plan
• Work cross-functionally with the Sales Distribution and Sales Operations teams to gather information and understand risks and opportunities to accurately forecast revenues
• Develop a deep understanding of output deals
• Review, analyze, and track deals on a monthly basis while working toward ensuring revenue and margin maximization on deals
• Reconcile and consolidate financial results, identifying key drivers of performance and timing variances in the forecast
• Prepare and maintain film and acquisition models
• Collaborate with Accounting department during quarterly and year-end close processes 
to help maintain the Oracle Essbase database and Salesforce

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree with a major in Finance, Economics or other quantitative field
• MBA preferred
• Minimum 4-6 years of progressive experience in financial planning, strategic planning, and corporate finance
• Prior experience in TV and Film industry
• Understanding of entertainment accounting and content distribution; international experience a plus
• Strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen and the ability to work with financial models
• Self-motivated, disciplined, highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks
• Strong relationship building skills and a highly professional "client service orientation"
• Must be an excellent team player who possesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills
• Excellent communicator in both oral and written settings
• Proficiency in Excel
• Knowledge of SAP, Salesforce, Word and PowerPoint, and Essbase