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Senior Financial Analyst -- Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis Back

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Beverly Hills,California 90210

Web Site:

www.mgm.com/#/about/careers

Company Profile

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Category:

Accounting / Finance

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., ("MGM") is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst of Corporate FP&A to join the Corporate Finance group. The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for consolidating the overall corporate budget and long range plan / forecasts, ensuring consistency and accuracy of financial data, analyzing information received from divisional FP&A groups, and provide reporting / information to senior executives to support decision making.

Responsibilities:

  • Support department in consolidating forecasts from business units
  • Refresh internal reports used in the budget and long range planning process, as well as quarterly forecasts
  • Reconcile and consolidate financial results while identifying key drivers of variances in the forecast
  • Collaborate with Corporate Accounting team during quarterly and year-end close processes
  • Carefully dissect and analyze forecast data and financial models received from divisional FP&A groups, including film, home entertainment, television /digital, and channels groups to ensure forecast accuracy
  • Assist VP with corporate overhead budgets, forecasts, and quarterly reporting
  • Help maintain the Oracle Essbase database
  • Assist in ad-hoc finance projects (including deal analysis, valuations, M&A), build strategic models, and develop fact-based recommendations to help senior leadership make informed business decisions
  • Assist in preparing Excel reports and PowerPoint presentations for Senior Management and Board of Directors

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business / Economics or a related field preferred
  • Minimum 2 - 3 years in accounting or financial planning
  • CPA / accounting experience preferred
  • Entertainment industry experience preferable
  • Aptitude for being precise and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of company personnel
  • Desire and proven track record working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well as a team member and deliver accurate information in a timely manner
  • Strong proficiency in Excel
  • Working knowledge of Essbase and SAP a plus

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., ("MGM") is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst of Corporate FP&A to join the Corporate Finance group. The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for consolidating the overall corporate budget and long range plan / forecasts, ensuring consistency and accuracy of financial data, analyzing information received from divisional FP&A groups, and provide reporting / information to senior executives to support decision making.

Responsibilities:

  • Support department in consolidating forecasts from business units
  • Refresh internal reports used in the budget and long range planning process, as well as quarterly forecasts
  • Reconcile and consolidate financial results while identifying key drivers of variances in the forecast
  • Collaborate with Corporate Accounting team during quarterly and year-end close processes
  • Carefully dissect and analyze forecast data and financial models received from divisional FP&A groups, including film, home entertainment, television /digital, and channels groups to ensure forecast accuracy
  • Assist VP with corporate overhead budgets, forecasts, and quarterly reporting
  • Help maintain the Oracle Essbase database
  • Assist in ad-hoc finance projects (including deal analysis, valuations, M&A), build strategic models, and develop fact-based recommendations to help senior leadership make informed business decisions
  • Assist in preparing Excel reports and PowerPoint presentations for Senior Management and Board of Directors

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business / Economics or a related field preferred
  • Minimum 2 - 3 years in accounting or financial planning
  • CPA / accounting experience preferred
  • Entertainment industry experience preferable
  • Aptitude for being precise and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of company personnel
  • Desire and proven track record working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well as a team member and deliver accurate information in a timely manner
  • Strong proficiency in Excel
  • Working knowledge of Essbase and SAP a plus