Viacom Inc Senior Manager, Studio Finance in Hollywood, California
Overview and Responsibilities
The Senior Manager, Studio Finance will support the financial planning and analysis (FP&A), capital planning, and strategy and decision support for the Paramount Pictures Studio Group division. This role reports to the Executive Director, Finance for Studio Operations. Responsibilities include:
Supports all Studio Group lines of business in the division-wide consolidation of financial statements. This team serves as the primary the Studio Group liaison to Corporate FP&A.
Supports capital planning efforts for the Studio Group division by modeling investment/return analyses, preparing capital approval documentation, and shepherding the overall capital approval and reporting process
Assists with the preparation of annual operating budgets, quarterly forecasts, monthly variance analyses, and various ad hoc strategic support for the Studio Services department
Maintains the group’s reporting frameworks and tools; works cross-functionally with various business partners to determine and further develop their analytical needs
Supports development of long-range strategic plans, forecasts and initiatives for the business unit including identification and analysis of business growth opportunities and investments
Manages various recurring processes and tasks: KPIs, weekly “flash” reporting, monthly performance results, and quarterly budget/estimate presentations
Maintains excellent working relationships with operational business partners and other finance staff to facilitate accurate and timely reporting of issues and results
7+ years' professional experience with emphasis in corporate finance, pro forma modeling, and financial statement analysis
Excellent analytical skills and a competency with financial planning and investment analysis concepts
Advanced Excel modeling and PowerPoint “deck-writing” skills
Familiarity with corporate accounting systems (SAP, Hyperion)
Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting; MBA preferred
Requires strong time management and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to effectively balance and execute on multiple competing priorities
Previous experience in studio operations, real estate, capital acquisitions, and/or hospitality environment is a plus
Passion for the entertainment industry
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