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Sales Planning Analyst - International Distribution

Entertainment One

London, United Kingdom 8 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

About Entertainment One:

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.

Role Summary:
The role holds a variety of responsibilities within the FP&A and Commercial Planning function of the International Distribution Sales team, supporting the regional FP&A leads to provide robust forecasting and best in class sales support.

Key responsibilities:

Sales Planning Support
• Maintain the TV Sales rolling forecast. Work with FP&A and sales to ensure it is accurate and reflects current performance
• Facilitate the quarterly close process, liaising with sales, legal and operations
• Produce sales and quarterly insights dashboards in Power BI
• Prepare and refresh lifetime sales forecasts for TV series
• Support as required the regional FP&A leads to update the Film rolling forecast
• Partner sales to produce ad hoc deal analysis

Budgeting, Forecasting & Reporting
• Produce monthly TV rolling forecast for group submission through:
• Liaising with central FP&A for TV content assumptions
• Working with the finance reporting teams to reconcile actuals
• Adjusting key sales assumptions
• Produce budget and in year formal quarterly TV forecast for group submission including:
• Detailed bridges to explain variances
• Tracking Risk & Opportunities
• Deep dives and analysis
• Cash forecasting for sales revenue

Marketing, Travel & OPEX
• Budget, Forecast and maintain the Marketing Tracker
• Track, Budget & Forecast Sales travel & OPEX

Key Competencies:

Technical/experience
• Strong educational background, ideally with accounting qualifications/experience
• Experience of working in an FP&A department
• Experience of international, multi-currency business (desirable)
• Strong Excel skills including experience of financial modelling (essential)
• Experience with Power BI (desirable)

Qualities
• Inquisitive and analytical mind with excellent attention to detail
• Self-motivated with a proactive approach to work
• Strong communicator with the ability to maintain good working relationships with staff at all levels of seniority while ensuring colleagues meet their deadlines
• Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to change

In this role, you will achieve…
• Ownership of the TV rolling forecast
• Experience budgeting, forecasting and reporting for TV product
• Close interaction with senior stakeholders
• Ability to influence decisions
• Develop commercial acumen

What you'll be a part of:
• Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
• Investing in your future: employee stock option purchase plan, and local defined contribution pension plans
• Break time: free snacks and reduced hours in summer
• Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events
• The office: modern facilities and in-house screening rooms
• Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
• Grow: develop your career and shape your future

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj858w-34-236-187-155-42 in your application.

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Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.