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Finance Rotational Associate Program, Summer

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 09-30-2022
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Job Description
Finance Rotational Associate Program, Summer 2023 - 2025

The Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Finance Rotational Associate Program is a 24-month, full-time program designed to build an understanding of the entertainment industry and develop critical professional skills including creative problem solving, distilling insights from analytics, and cross-functional collaboration. We are looking for 4 exceptional candidates who possess excellent analytical abilities, who have the leadership and interpersonal skills to influence colleagues, and who have the ability to think strategically while implementing pragmatic solutions. This program will begin on June 20, 2023, and last through June 18, 2025.

Participants in the program will rotate between multiple divisions of SPE. They will have the opportunity to gain exposure to various disciplines within finance from planning and forecasting to operational finance and accounting processes. The program also provides participants with in-depth training, networking opportunities, and mentorship support to accelerate their development as finance professionals.

Key activities may include:
• Immersing yourself in a business area to develop expertise
• Manipulating and interpreting large data sets and authoring presentation materials with key findings
• Presenting recommendations to leadership based on your analyses and demonstrated understanding of the issues
• Preparation of monthly, quarterly, or annual financials, budgets, or forecasts
• Reviewing processes to improve how finance operates including potentially reducing manual touchpoints and identifying opportunities to introduce automation where appropriate
• Supporting a variety of projects on different teams, potentially simultaneously

To be successful, this individual should:
• Be curious about what they see and learn – always seeking to make things better
• Work seamlessly across stakeholders in a fast-paced environment
• Be comfortable learning new processes and systems in a short timeframe
• Roll up their sleeves and tackle whatever issue(s) the organization is grappling with
• Be comfortable finding solutions to complex, ambiguous, and challenging issues
• Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interface and demonstrate sensitivity effectively at all levels of an organization

• BA/BS degree (Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or other analytical disciplines preferred)
• Strong PC skills, strong Excel skills, and familiarity with other Office 365 applications (R, Python, SQL, etc. a plus)
• Excellent time management, decision-making, and interpersonal skills
• Experience working with financial statements and large data sets
• Self-motivated with high standards and attention to detail, along with an excellent work ethic
• Strong analytical skills and the ability to translate analyses into decisions and actions

* Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzj801-3-229-117-149-42 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.