Full Time Job

Manager, Production Incentives

Warner Bros. Discovery

Leavesden, United Kingdom 09-12-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Your New Role...

Manages and coordinates the process for Productions to access production incentives offered by various territories, states, provinces, cities and federal governments.

Your Role Accountabilities...
• Implements procedures to adhere to all tax incentive rules, regulations and guidelines.
• Coordinates with Physical Production, Production Finance and production accountants throughout the production process to maintain the integrity of the production incentives.
• Prepares, analyzes and reviews preliminary and final incentive calculations.
• Ensures a project will qualify for an incentive by researching all applicable rules, communicating to the stakeholders and monitoring compliance throughout the project's life cycle.
• Reviews cost reports and audit detailed production costs for coding accuracy.
• Ensures all WBD internal and divisional policies are implemented and maintained.
• Prepares preliminary and final incentive applications.
• Oversee production incentive audit process as required by jurisdiction with either government or third party auditors.
• Maintains and updates internal incentive tracking database.
• Coordinates with internal departments (e.g. Finance, Tax, Legal, etc).
• Participate in turnover meetings from the production accountant to the post accountant and ensure receipt of all incentive related matters;
• Represents the Production Planning department in meetings with film commissions, tax authorities and other industry events.
• Liaise with international consultants and service providers on all production incentive related matters;
• Performs other related duties, special projects and ad hoc incentive analysis as needed.
• Statutory audits of the UK Production SVC companies
• VAT reporting

Qualifications & Experience...
• Degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.
• Knowledge of Movie Magic, PSL, VISTA, Smart Accounting, Excel would be beneficial.
• Knowledge of basic math, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and English usage.
• Must have full understanding of production management and accounting.
• Must have experience working on production tax incentives worldwide.
• Must have an in-depth knowledge of the production and post-production process.
• Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with managers and other levels of personnel.
• Must have the ability to organize and schedule work effectively.
• Must have the ability to work well under time constraints.
• Must be able to handle multiple tasks.
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv27pm-44-192-254-173-42 in your application.