Full Time Job

Senior Director, FP&A, Business Strategy & Planning


Santa Monica, CA 05-16-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Summary of Position

The Director, FP&A - Motion Picture Group will play a critical role in supporting the team with the opportunity to learn about Motion Picture Finance. This role will work within the Business Strategy & Planning team as well as across departments such as Production/Acquisitions, Sales & Distribution, Marketing, and Corporate. This role will have touch points across the company with a front row seat to the development and creation of new business strategies for the Motion Picture Group. This is an extremely exciting opportunity to contribute and develop new ways of doing business inside the industry's largest independent motion picture studio as the business rapidly evolves. Your work will play an integral role in supporting all finance functions across the Motion Picture Group (MPG) and the Lionsgate corporate team. This is a great position for anyone that is interested in the business of film and wants to learn in an extremely fast paced and dynamic environment.

• Contribute to the budget/financial forecast process in partnership with business leaders to deliver results aligned with strategic objectives

• Co-lead the quarterly forecasting process

• Assess and evaluate financial performance of the MPG with regard to operational strategic goals, budgets and forecasts, collaborating with senior management to set KPIs, identify opportunities, and mitigate risk

• Partner across MPG departments and other key functions including but not limited to Marketing, Sales, Corporate Finance, and Accounting

• Conduct analysis and build reports on key business drivers, trends and performance indicators to provide value-added inputs to aid in go-forward business strategy

• Collaborate with the Creative Development team to track content spend and assist in managing the business

• Work closely with Sales & Distribution on planning, forecasting and analyzing new strategies for measuring the business

• Participate in the development of quarterly presentations to Board of Directors and senior executive team

• Manage and mentor two direct reports

Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field with 6+ years of experience; prior experience in entertainment industry a plus

• High proficiency with Microsoft Excel; Must have experience with financial planning systems and automated reporting tools a plus

• Experience managing direct reports

• Highly analytical with excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent organizational skills, acute attention to detail, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at once

• Critical thinker with experience in problem solving

• Thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a high-level of intellectual curiosity, focus on generating results and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards

• An interest in movies or entertainment a plus

• Team player who possesses a ''can-do'' attitude for all situations, no task too big or small to handle


$130,000 - $145,000

EEO Statement

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx0k3q-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $130,000 to $145,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.