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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

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Location:

Beverly Hills,CA 

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.09.2018
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Category:

Accounting / Finance

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) is seeking a Finance Manager who will manage financial planning and analysis for MGM’s Television Finance group. The individual will prepare the long range plan, monthly operating reviews, and quarterly forecasts. The ideal candidates will be primarily responsible for the below key functions with a focus on Television Finance. 

Responsibilities:

•Key finance liaison for worldwide television 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, and budget and long range plan
•Work cross-functionally with the Sales Distribution and Sales Operations teams to gather input and understand risks / opportunities to accurately forecast revenues
•Develop a deep understanding of television output deals
•Review, analyze and track output deals on a monthly basis and work towards ensuring revenue and margin maximization on deals
•Reconcile and consolidate financial results while identifying key drivers of performance and timing variances in the forecast
•Collaborate with the Accounting department during quarterly and year-end close processes 
to help maintain the Oracle Essbase database

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

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

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) is seeking a Finance Manager who will manage financial planning and analysis for MGM’s Television Finance group. The individual will prepare the long range plan, monthly operating reviews, and quarterly forecasts. The ideal candidates will be primarily responsible for the below key functions with a focus on Television Finance. 

Responsibilities:

•Key finance liaison for worldwide television 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, and budget and long range plan
•Work cross-functionally with the Sales Distribution and Sales Operations teams to gather input and understand risks / opportunities to accurately forecast revenues
•Develop a deep understanding of television output deals
•Review, analyze and track output deals on a monthly basis and work towards ensuring revenue and margin maximization on deals
•Reconcile and consolidate financial results while identifying key drivers of performance and timing variances in the forecast
•Collaborate with the Accounting department during quarterly and year-end close processes 
to help maintain the Oracle Essbase database

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

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