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Production Accountant


Mumbai, India 03-28-2024
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Job Description
Position Summary

The youngest of all the ILM studios, the India studio leverages the expertise and technological know-how developed over 40 years at Industrial Light & Magic combined with the top artists and technicians in the region. Knowledge and culture flow freely between the company's five studios and the global team shares tools and workflow allowing for seamless collaboration on all projects.

As we grow ILM India, we are seeking a Production Finance Analyst to be a member of our team and be a key part of this exciting opportunity.

The Production Finance Analyst is responsible for the handling of complex production finance work for specific project(s), which requires an understanding of accounting principles. Works with discretion as to work details on assignments of a varied nature. Provides general and specialized analysis and reporting. Works closely with VFX Producers, production staff, and other departments including general accounting, legal, and FP&A.

What You'll Do
Strategically partner with Executive Producers and VFX Producers in managing multi-currency budgets for multiple projects ranging from $1m to $100m. This likely includes partnering with financial analysts in other ILM studios to meet reporting deadlines and financial targets.
Shares knowledge with other members of the team
Prepares and reports scenario planning and cost projections, including estimating various regional tax incentives.
Provides guidance on accounting matters to Production Management
Responsible for accurate month end financial reporting, project forecasts to be included in the consolidated ILM Forecasts and Plan, and maintaining records for audit and variance explanation.
Prepares and presents quarterly project status presentations for Executive management and show key creatives.
Prepares routine weekly and ad hoc financial reporting to Exec Producers, Producers, and Executives.
Prepares billing detail and information for invoicing on contracts and rebillable projects.
Works with other ILM departments including Business Affairs, Talent Management, General Accounting, FP&A, Technology, etc
Is an active participant in the global finance department by providing input and taking on projects to improve processes and enforce best practices.
Analyzes data and creates summarizes and visual representations to make complex analysis easy to digest.

What We're Looking For

Degree/Diploma in Accounting/Finance or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
At least 5-8 years of experience
Accounting Experience
Experience in the entertainment industry with production finance/accounting experience in a multi-country environment.
Required Skills / Competencies:
Ability to work effectively with non-technical employees across the organization and at all levels.
Organized and systematic; decisive, plans well and manages priorities
Meticulous and careful with numbers
Good written and verbal communication skills
Confident in ability to work effectively to deadlines
Previous working experience in entertainment/media industry is a plus but not required

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk09x0-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $100.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.