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Commercial Finance Manager


Remote / Virtual 06-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description


MPC is a leading player in VFX & responsible for creating some of the phenomenal effects for legendary titles such as Disney's The Lion King & The Jungle Book, Blade Runner 2049, & the X Men series. We have studios all over the globe with teams of creative experts & cutting-edge digital knowhow.

This is a fast pace, successful business where a passion for films is key as well as an ability to analyse & question numbers across a wide spectrum whilst business partnering to the operational side of the business & ensuring financial compliance is adhered to.

Business Partnership
• Primary Financial Business Partner to Executive Producers, Producers, and other members of the Production teams
• Partner with Business Leaders and Senior Finance Leaders to align with overall business strategy
• Collaborate with FP&A to provide commentary on margin results and support with revenue forecast and direct cost base elements in periodic business forecast

Financial Control and Analysis
• Primary owner of Direct Margin in Project P&L
• Manage all financial aspects of production accounting / analyst including biding, cost tracking, cash flow analysis, headcount tracking, variance analysis, forecasting Estimated Final Cost (EFC) and profit analysis
• Collaborate with Producers to estimate and evaluate production health against milestones and data metrics
• Develop and improve the existing toolsets to drive efficiencies and create better control processes
• Collaborate with Producers to track revenue changes on the project
• Prepare monthly revenue recognition and revenue forecast as a part of month end close process
• Identify, capture, and report on critical show metrics and KPIs
• Support Producers and oversee the re-bidding process by monitoring key metrics
• Prepare end of show post-mortems and communicate lessons learned to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
• Identify Production Tax Credit opportunities, prepare Tax Credit applications and coordinate required tax credit audits
• Facilitate financial training for new Producers / Project Managers
• Provide ad hoc production and other operational analysis

Business Transformation
• Partner with Finance teams to modernize processes through digital finance transformation
• Work closely with the Finance Systems and Internal Control teams to ensure the design and effectiveness of systems, processes and controls provides a strong and robust environment


Skills and experience
• Proven working experience in relevant finance and / or strategy role
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, Sumifs etc.) and ability to create and work in complex financial models
• Possesses critical thinking and decision-making, analytical problem solving and process orientation skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in an entrepreneurial work environment
• Highly organized and detail-oriented, and adapt at prioritization and time management
• Strong written and oral communication skills, ensuring clarity of messages, ideas and facts.
• Thrives making decisions in fast-paced environments with new developments introduced regularly
• Ability to execute against multiple project deadlines, while managing stakeholder expectations and maintaining a high quality of output
• Demonstrated desire for continuous learning and improvement
• Interest in digital transformation and areas of Innovation

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d22wzm-35-170-64-36-42 in your application.

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