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Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A

Sony Pictures

Mandaluyong City, Philippines 09-28-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A

Corporate divisional finance is currently looking for a unique individual to be a key member of the Corporate FP&A – Reporting & Analytics department. We are focused on creating value for our internal clients by enhancing our financial reporting and analysis-all with the goal of improving our data-driven decision-making.

Based in Manila, Philippines and reporting directly to the Director, Corporate FP&A, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing financial reporting and analysis in support of senior management and other SPE Business units.

About the Organization:

The Culver City corporate divisional finance department for Sony Pictures Entertainment keeps the divisional leaders apprised of all finance related matters for their group(s), primarily ensuring that a strong financial discipline and analysis is in place to support the division in achieving its goals and objectives. The team has responsibility for delivering management reporting for the division including budgets, forecasts, variance analysis, etc. as well as ad hoc reporting and analysis including decision support.

Departments supported are:
• CFO Corporate Groups: Information Security
• Corporate Development - Technology
• General Counsel Groups
• Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Development
• P&O (HR)

Job Responsibilities:
• Assist with the preparation of the financial budgets, quarterly forecasts, and MRP functions with primary focus on providing financial analysis and insights
• Support the continual improvement in budget and forecasting processes to expand data-driven decision-making
• Review actual performance relative to budgets and forecasts and prepare supporting variance analysis with a focus on commercial and operating drivers
• Assist with the preparation of timely and accurate monthly/quarterly financial results presentations that provide important insights
• Liaise with accounting team to improve availability and flow of information.
• Assist with the development, maintenance and management of advanced reporting that provides actionable insight into the levers of the business
• Maintain reports and datasets in SAP-based planning solutions
• Deliver ad hoc analysis to support the needs of the business
• Demonstrate a strong understanding of the business and proactively engage with partners to support the business
• Demonstrate strong presentation, verbal, and written communication skills for executive audiences

Candidate Requirements:

First and foremost, we are looking for an exceptional individual with strong intellectual, critical thinking, decision making, humility, honesty, and analytical and financial skills. Ideally you will have spent a portion of your career in a financial role supporting Corporate or centralized-support departments and preferred in the media and entertainment industry.

More specifically, you should meet many, if not all the following requirements:
• Minimum of 2 years of FP&A experience, Entertainment Industry / Media experience preferred
• Experience with Enterprise planning systems (e.g., SAP, Hyperion, etc.)
• Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting, Business or Economics; MBA and/or CPA preferred
• Excellent communication skills especially with non-Finance individuals
• Advanced Excel skills (e.g., index/match, data tables, etc.)
• Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
• Knowledge of business intelligence tools (e.g., SAP BW, Power BI, Tableau, Essbase, etc.)

PHL - Manila - MGFO

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm3oo6-34-239-154-240-42 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.