Manager, Budgeting & Financial Analysis (Burbank)

Manager, Budgeting & Financial Analysis
Burbank, CA
Responsibilities include:
• Create feature film production budgets and cash flows for projects in development and pre-production.
• Generate and analyze monthly spending forecast for live action cash flows across productions and report to Finance Executives and Studio Controllership.
• Assess domestic and international production incentives, draft and submit tax incentive applications, and monitor accessibility and achievement of minimum requirements throughout production.
• Audit live action production operations to ensure compliance of Studio Policies & Procedures, and help establish recommendations for new production locations.
• Create corporate structure diagrams to ensure the proper legal and funding arrangement between domestic and international companies.
• Build foreign currency cash flow projections, and manage hedge purchases through the International Treasury team.
• Manage and prepare ad hoc production and corporate reports as needed.
• Assist senior executives in the day-to-day management of films including oversight on cost reporting and the anticipation of potential financial impacts.
• Minimum of 5 years of production finance experience required, or finance experience in entertainment, consulting or public accounting
• MBA or Master’s Degree preferred
• Strong financial modeling and analytical abilities
• Highly collaborative with strong interpersonal and project management skills
• Attention to detail, desire for accuracy, and a strong sense of urgency
• Ability to quickly learn new concepts, think strategically, solve problems, and implement solutions
• Proficiency with Movie Magic Budgeting, SAP, GlobalVista/PSL3
• Film production related experience required