Full Time Job

Manager, Financial Planning, Strategy & Reporting

Warner Media

Burbank, CA 04-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The Job
WBCP Finance seeks a Manager, Financial Planning, Strategy & Reporting to support Consumer Products Global and Franchise financial planning, reporting and strategy business processes including: budgets and forecasts and long term planning and financial and management reporting to division and corporate senior executives.

The Daily
• Prepares expense budgets including labor plans, department overhead budgets and creative financial plans.
• Consolidates plans and prepares supporting analysis and executive presentations for review with division President/EVP Finance, Strategy, Planning & Global Operations
• Responsible for division's cash planning activities
• Prepares financial reviews for executive team that highlights performance to plan, risks and opportunities and other KPI's driving division performance.
• Assists with coordination/preparing content for quarterly Studio & Network CEO/CFO meeting.
• Supports international reporting and planning activities
• Primary focus is on supporting CP Executive, Creative & Product Development, Publicity and Corporate Finance teams (including International Stakeholders). Role is heavily focused on resource and capital allocation activities and KPI's related to division's overhead and cash planning.
• Manages all aspects of Corporate planning activities including monthly updates, forecast and budgets and associated deliverables. Serves a key contact for Corporate FP&A in addressing any questions that arise during and after submission of financial plans.
• Participates and drives other special projects and initiatives which could include technology upgrade program, business process improvement and company-wide planning and reporting initiatives.

The Essentials
• Bachelor's in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or a related field required
• MBA or CPA strongly preferred
• Previous experience in entertainment or consumer products preferred, international experience a plus.
• Advanced Excel required (pivot tables, macros, formulas), with proficiency with other MS Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Access). Tableau experience a plus.
• Must be able to create executive level presentations and have the confidence and poise to present at senior level meetings.
• Must have excellent analytic skills
• Must possess a high level of intellectual curiosity that sparks communication, collaboration, and innovation. Must have a willingness to look beyond surface requirements.
• Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons at all levels.
• Must have the ability to adapt and be agile amongst a changing environment. Be able to translate complex problems into solutions.
• Must be willing to collaborate with management and peers to advance team and company goals.
• Must be detail-oriented, with the ability to understand written and oral instructions.
• Must have the ability to multi-task and work well under time constraints
• Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Must be willing to expand knowledge relating to industry trends.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkkkk8-18-206-238-77-42 in your application.

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