Full Time Job

Finance Manager, TV Production

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 06-18-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Finance Manager, TV Production

The Manager, Finance FP&A will support the US Television Production team, reporting to the Director, FP&A and VP, TV Production Finance

• Reports directly to the Director FP&A Finance and VP, TV Production Finance
• Responsible for managing the financial planning process, including producing reports and consolidating– for the entire US TV Production Division. This includes mid-range plan, quarterly forecast, and budget processes
• Specific P&L responsibility, including leading the forecast for, and producing the financial close Ultimates for selected Business Lines
• Responsible for managing the overhead forecasting processes for all the US TV Production operational team
• Works closely with the Senior Management Finance, supporting Business Affairs team in the financial scenario modeling for New Business, and Network deals
• Build and maintain series Ultimates for purposes of financial reporting, and planning in accordance with GAAP and ASC 926
• Maintain appropriate controls within the planning and ultimate process as required by Sarbanes Oxley
• Work closely with distribution divisions to understand distribution Ultimates along with annual revenue and cost
• Work closely with Billings & Production teams to manage cash forecast process
• Prepare financial presentations for operations & senior management
• Develop and implement processes to leverage existing tools and streamline workflows
• Complete special projects for operations and finance as necessary

• BS/BA degree with accounting/finance focus required
• 5+ years public and/or private accounting experience required.
• 3+ years hands on experience with ultimate accounting in accordance with ASC 926 preferred
• CPA and/or MBA preferred
• Entertainment experience preferred
• SAP or Essbase knowledge preferred
• Strong MS Excel skills required
• Ability to quickly grasp new concepts and problem solve
• Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
• Strong accounting / GAAP knowledge
• Detail-oriented with strong organizational, analytical and PC skills
• Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with all levels of management
*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics

USA - Culver City - Studio Lot - CA01

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d877mm-3-235-120-150-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.