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Director of Financial Planning Back

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Beverly Hills,California 90210

Web Site:

www.mgm.com/#/about/careers

Company Profile

col-wide   

Category:

Accounting / Finance

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., ("MGM") is looking for a Director of Financial Planning to join the Corporate Finance group.  The Director will be responsible for managing the overall corporate budgeting, planning and forecasting needs of the Company, establishing guidelines related to forecasting and budgeting process to ensure consistency and accuracy, managing the team and information received from divisional FP&A groups, and provide reporting / information to senior executives to support decision making. 
 
Responsibilities Include:
 
• Managing the corporate FP&A team, which includes 3 direct reports.
• Overseeing the annual budget and long-term plan process, quarterly reforecasts, preparing and managing the overhead budget.
• Liaising with divisional FP&A groups to obtain and review information used in overall corporate plan. Extensive interaction involved with the film, home entertainment, television / digital, and channels groups.
• Providing various ad-hoc analyses including variance analyses, reconciliations, sensitivities, and other requests from senior management
• Preparing reports in Excel and PowerPoint for presentations/packages
• Assisting in quarterly and annual reports and presentations to the Board of Directors
• Maintaining and improving Essbase planning database
• Overseeing the corporate overhead budgeting process
• Assist in ad hoc corporate development and corporate finance projects including deal analysis, valuations, M&A and other transactions 

Job Requirements:

• BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field, with an MBA or CPA a plus
• Entertainment industry experience preferable. 
• Previous forecasting experience in television and digital content, television distribution and channels business a plus
• Previous budgeting/forecasting experience required
• Prior experience managing employees in this field
• Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required
• High Proficiency in Excel; knowledge of Essbase and SAP highly desirable (experience with databases a plus)
• Professionalism and integrity
• Attention to detail, accuracy and organizational skills are of the highest importance

Job Descriptions:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., ("MGM") is looking for a Director of Financial Planning to join the Corporate Finance group.  The Director will be responsible for managing the overall corporate budgeting, planning and forecasting needs of the Company, establishing guidelines related to forecasting and budgeting process to ensure consistency and accuracy, managing the team and information received from divisional FP&A groups, and provide reporting / information to senior executives to support decision making. 
 
Responsibilities Include:
 
• Managing the corporate FP&A team, which includes 3 direct reports.
• Overseeing the annual budget and long-term plan process, quarterly reforecasts, preparing and managing the overhead budget.
• Liaising with divisional FP&A groups to obtain and review information used in overall corporate plan. Extensive interaction involved with the film, home entertainment, television / digital, and channels groups.
• Providing various ad-hoc analyses including variance analyses, reconciliations, sensitivities, and other requests from senior management
• Preparing reports in Excel and PowerPoint for presentations/packages
• Assisting in quarterly and annual reports and presentations to the Board of Directors
• Maintaining and improving Essbase planning database
• Overseeing the corporate overhead budgeting process
• Assist in ad hoc corporate development and corporate finance projects including deal analysis, valuations, M&A and other transactions 

Job Requirements:

• BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field, with an MBA or CPA a plus
• Entertainment industry experience preferable. 
• Previous forecasting experience in television and digital content, television distribution and channels business a plus
• Previous budgeting/forecasting experience required
• Prior experience managing employees in this field
• Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required
• High Proficiency in Excel; knowledge of Essbase and SAP highly desirable (experience with databases a plus)
• Professionalism and integrity
• Attention to detail, accuracy and organizational skills are of the highest importance