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Senior Financial Analyst of New Films, Corporate FP&A Back

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Beverly Hills,California 90210

Web Site:

www.mgm.com/#/about/careers

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Location:

Beverly Hills,CA 

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

07.27.2018
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Category:

Accounting / Finance

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst of New Films to become a member of the Corporate FP&A team and report directly to the VP of Financial Planning.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Vice President on updating and maintaining financial models for all recently released films
  • Assist in preparation of financial support during film greenlighting process
  • Model various performance sensitivities for upcoming film releases
  • Ensure film P&L and cash forecasts are properly reflected during annual Budget and quarterly reforecasts
  • Maintain key financial summaries pertaining to new films
  • Work with Corporate Accounting and all business units to ensure film models reflect accurate historical data and/or forecast assumptions
  • Assist in updating the generic film model periodically as needed
  • Support department in updating data from business units and refreshing internal reports used during the annual Business Plan and quarterly forecasts
  • Liaise with business units to ensure information is conveyed accurately and within the designated timelines
  • Reconcile and consolidate financial results, identifying key drivers of performance and timing variances in the forecast
  • Assist in preparing Excel reports and PowerPoint presentations for Senior Management and Board of Directors
  • Collaborate with Corporate Accounting team during quarterly and year-end close processes
  • Assist in ad hoc corporate finance projects including deal analysis, valuations, M&A and other transactions

Job Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business / Economics or a related field preferred
  • Minimum 2 - 3 years financial planning / accounting experience
  • Entertainment industry experience preferable
  • Aptitude for being precise and detail-oriented
  • Analytical mindset to effectively solve complex problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of company personnel
  • Desire and proven track record working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well as a team member and deliver accurate information in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Knowledge of Essbase, SAP, Word, PPT a plus

Job Description:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst of New Films to become a member of the Corporate FP&A team and report directly to the VP of Financial Planning.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Vice President on updating and maintaining financial models for all recently released films
  • Assist in preparation of financial support during film greenlighting process
  • Model various performance sensitivities for upcoming film releases
  • Ensure film P&L and cash forecasts are properly reflected during annual Budget and quarterly reforecasts
  • Maintain key financial summaries pertaining to new films
  • Work with Corporate Accounting and all business units to ensure film models reflect accurate historical data and/or forecast assumptions
  • Assist in updating the generic film model periodically as needed
  • Support department in updating data from business units and refreshing internal reports used during the annual Business Plan and quarterly forecasts
  • Liaise with business units to ensure information is conveyed accurately and within the designated timelines
  • Reconcile and consolidate financial results, identifying key drivers of performance and timing variances in the forecast
  • Assist in preparing Excel reports and PowerPoint presentations for Senior Management and Board of Directors
  • Collaborate with Corporate Accounting team during quarterly and year-end close processes
  • Assist in ad hoc corporate finance projects including deal analysis, valuations, M&A and other transactions

Job Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business / Economics or a related field preferred
  • Minimum 2 - 3 years financial planning / accounting experience
  • Entertainment industry experience preferable
  • Aptitude for being precise and detail-oriented
  • Analytical mindset to effectively solve complex problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of company personnel
  • Desire and proven track record working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well as a team member and deliver accurate information in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Knowledge of Essbase, SAP, Word, PPT a plus