Full Time Job

Film Production Accountant / Bidding Accountant


Montreal, QC 09-29-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Moving Picture Film Company (MPC) is known for its award winning development of VFX in the Jungle Book for Disney, The Harry Potter series, X-Men and more. Our VFX artists are world leaders in this highly specialised industry. This is a fast pace, successful business where a passion for films is key as well as an ability to analyse and question numbers across a wide spectrum whilst business partnering to the operational side of the business.

This role will be based in Los Angeles.

This position will be reporting to Senior Manager – Financial Planning & Analysis and Strategy and will look after several aspects of Film Finance. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
• Collaborate with Management as a Finance Lead in New Business decision-making and strategic planning and identify areas of optimizing project margins
• Analyze headcount projections to determine capacity utilization by site into order to assist in defining and implementing New Business strategy
• Provide technical expertise as a Finance Lead to New Business team
• Act as final check point in financial review and analysis of client bids/documents
• Building and maintaining data sheets for use by various departments across the business
• Manage all financial aspects of production accounting including biding, cost tracking, variance analysis, forecasting Estimated Final Cost and profit analysis for departments based in LA
• Prepare monthly revenue recognition and revenue forecast as a part of month-end close process
• Determine Key Performance Indicators and provide other ad hoc analysis
• Provide ad-hoc administrative support in local operations


Technical Knowledge/Skills:
• Advances Microsoft Excel skills (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, etc..) and abilities to create and work in complex financial models
• Proficient in Microsoft Work and Outlook
• VFX industry knowledge is an asset, but not required

• Postgraduate degree in Finance/Accounting or related field
• Minimum 4-5 years relevant work experience

• Strong attention to detail
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, multiple show production environment
• Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment, with a strong sense of urgency to achieve results
• Ability to collaborate with various stakeholders
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Strong financial analysis/interpretation skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g43wb1-44-197-198-214-42 in your application.