Full Time Job

Sr. Manager, Finance

Starz

Santa Monica, CA 10-05-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Summary of Position:

We are looking for a Sr. Finance Manager to join our FP&A team. In this role you will provide financial information to assist business leaders in achieving desired business results. Responsible for compiling and presenting information in a clear concise format, monitoring operational and financial performance and recognizing opportunities for creating efficiency and improved profitability. Successful candidates will have exceptional accounting/finance skills, knowledge of the entertainment industry and solid business judgment. Candidates for this position will have previously held a supervisory or management role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare quarterly forecasts and annual budgets for assigned business units

• Assist in long-range planning process for assigned business units

• Perform monthly & quarterly variance and trend analysis

• Responsible for special projects and ad hoc analysis as requested

• Develop and maintain key performance financial and operational metrics

• Analyze data trends and make recommendations to increase revenue, decrease costs and increase efficiencies

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

• 6+ years of progressive accounting/finance experience, including supervisory experience

• Knowledge of GAAP

• Ability to demonstrate sound judgement even in ambiguous situations

• Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams

• Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including financial modeling

• Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills

• Proficient knowledge in all Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Project software applications

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Other Requirements:
• Ability to act independently – ideally would be able to own an operational business plan without much direction in a short time-frame.

• Knowledge of the entertainment industry strongly preferred

• Experience with any planning system, SAP BPC, IBM Cognos TM1, Hyperion Planning, Essbase, etc. preferred

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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Starz

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.