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Senior Financial Analyst, TV Production

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 06-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst, TV Production

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry's leading content providers, producing, distributing, and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. The TV production financial planning and analysis (FP&A) team sits at the nexus of financial information for SPT. The FP&A team builds financial forecasts, maintains TV ultimates for all of SPT's domestic productions, and supports business affairs and senior management in deal negotiations and business analysis. In pursuit of these goals, the FP&A team liaises with other finance groups within the organization, such as production finance, distribution finance, audit, accounting, technical accounting, billings, corporate reporting, and residuals, as well non-finance groups like the creative, business affairs, and programming teams. The team is looking for a Sr. Financial Analyst to report directly to the Director, TV Production FP&A.

• Day to day support of the FP&A team with budgeting and planning, financial close, management and corporate reporting, and business support as it relates to TV Production
• Responsible for participating in 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
• Build and maintain USTV series Ultimates in Excel for purposes of financial reporting and planning in accordance with IFRS
• Interact with accounting team to ensure Ultimates and other FP&A deliverables are in line with close requirements
• Maintain appropriate controls within the planning and ultimate process as required by Sarbanes Oxley
• Perform Ad Hoc analysis at management request
• 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
• 3+ years public accounting or Entertainment industry finance/accounting experience required
• Strong knowledge of accounting / IFRS and forecasting models
• Hands on experience with ultimate accounting in accordance with IFRS preferred
• CPA and/or MBA preferred
• Entertainment experience preferred
• SAP or Essbase knowledge preferred
• Strong MS Excel skills required (look-ups, pivot tables, macros)
• Ability to quickly grasp new concepts and problem solve
• Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects
• Detail-oriented with strong organizational, analytical and PC skills
• Proven ability to meet challenging deadlines
• 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 - CA - Culver City Area & Studios

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbnoj6-3-229-142-104-42 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.