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Sr Manager, Corporate Development

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Sr Manager, Corporate Development

Sony Pictures Entertainment's Corporate Development Group is seeking a Senior Manager with proven financial and strategic skills and a strong interest in the entertainment industry. The Senior Manager will have the opportunity to apply business and financial expertise to deals and strategic initiatives for various SPE business units, including digital media, television, and motion picture. The Senior Manager will be involved in identifying growth opportunities globally, evaluating proposed transactions from a strategic and financial perspective, driving development of SPE's overall strategic plan, and coordinating the initiatives of each of SPE's divisions into Sony's growth plans. The Senior Manager plays a key role in merger & acquisitions (M&A) deal flow, competitive and strategic analysis around specific issues or opportunities, strategic oversight for annual corporate budgeting and forecasting, and interfaces with internal clients across SPE's operating groups, including senior executives and third parties.

The ideal candidate for this role will have 5 – 6 years of experience working for a prominent investment bank, strategic or financial consulting company, or private equity firm who wants to make the jump to deal-making and strategy in the Media and Entertainment business.

Key Responsibilities include:
• Provide financial, analytical modeling, detailed due diligence, and strategic support for evaluating potential M&A candidates, joint venture partners, and business development growth initiatives
• Perform due diligence, prepare presentations for senior management, and coordinate with senior executives to support and execute transactions
• Preparation of structured analysis with effective data visualization, strategic recommendations, and materials in support of program communications and executive updates
• Drive complex, cross-functional strategic initiatives that impact all aspects of the business and organization
• Partner with leadership and multi-functional teams to conduct analysis, craft messaging, and create deliverables for executive meetings and key stakeholder updates
• Formulate and prepare presentations to share findings and recommendations for divisional and senior management critical to the decision-making process
• Provide benchmarks and tracking of performance of the business, driving step change and high performance
• Monitor and support projects/programs through their lifecycle
• Conduct ad-hoc analyses at the request of senior executives

Experience and Skills Desired:
• A minimum of 5 years of work experience in investment banking, valuation, private equity, or corporate / business development
• Strong interest in the media and/or entertainment industry and understanding of business operations
• B.S / B.A. required; MBA strongly preferred
• Skilled in strategic analysis, financial forecasting, negotiations, communications (written and verbal), coordination of projects
• Experience developing compelling business cases and presentations
• Strong track record of identifying key questions, defining, performing, and coordinating analyses, communicating findings in a clear and concise way, and finding creative and innovative solutions
• Deadline-driven, organized, and able to multi-task
• Proven ability to manage projects from beginning to completion, 'can-do' hands-on attitude
• Proven self-starter and independent problem-solving ability with sense to understand implications of work and probe more deeply when presented with inconsistent or interesting findings
• Ability to work in a team and on a standalone basis
• Ability to develop a collaborative rapport with divisional executives and teams
• Strong curiosity with a commitment to continuous education and personal growth
• Proficiency with MS Office applications including Excel and PowerPoint
• 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

* Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g46v1v-18-232-177-219-42 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.