Full Time Job

Finance Director- Streaming


New York, NY 05-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Finance Director – Streaming will be responsible for all Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet controls, budgeting and reporting, including income forecasts, monthly close process, cash forecasts, Capex accounting, variance analysis while ensuring compliance with all accounting requirements. As a key member of the Streaming team, the Finance Director will also liaise with the Corporate Finance, Legal, Tax, HR and Audit business partners.

Key Responsibilities
• Lead business wide budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting processes
• Manage the annual BU budgetary process and ensure that all Streaming activities are accurately planned in the company financial system in accordance with accounting requirements.
• Manage the monthly P&L close and provide related reporting and commentary where required.
• Manage the completion of all other corporate and BU financial reporting.
• Act as Business Partner to the Streaming management team, giving advice and guidance on all relevant financial matters and assisting the team to deliver the financial commitment.
• Be a trusted financial and operating partner to our executive leadership team in day-to-day operations as well as long-term strategic direction
• Work closely with the controllership team and review monthly results to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting
• Develop accurate financial models to support the profitability for all strategic initiatives and client opportunities
• Prepare and present operating and financial performance to various audiences, including executive leadership
• Manage the Streaming finance/accounting team, ensuring that they are adequately trained and aware of current and changing requirements.
• Monitor financial performance and regularly report progress and variances.
• Review and where necessary improve financial reporting and management information.
• Investigate process improvements to improve financial performance.
• Review commercial arrangements to ensure financial aspects are in order and minimize risk
• Oversee various finance/accounting operations
• Ad hoc financial analysis and management reports.

Required Skills and Experience
• CPA required.
• Knowledge and familiarity with various operational finance systems; such as Workday, SAP, Navision, CRM (Microsoft), Hyperion.
• Experience in financial reporting and/or operational accounting.
• Strong knowledge of US Gaap accounting rules and tax code.
• Conversant in accounting related issues specific to the Streaming business.
• Experience of budgeting for and managing a business P&L.
• Strong analytical skills and ability to work under pressure to meet regular deadlines.
• Strong strategic planning skills, with the ability to quickly and effectively take complex company objectives and translate them into a plan of action for a team.
• Ability to explain financial matters clearly to non-finance colleagues.
• Strong written and oral communication skills required as is comfort interacting across functional lines of business.
• Ability to effectively summarize and present information to executive team.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re8557-3-235-223-5-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.