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Executive Director, WW Television Distribution Finance

Culver City , California

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RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reports to the VP of Finance Global Distribution; directly managing/developing a team of six
  • Responsible for planning process related to Distribution sales of SPE Content.  This includes mid-range plan, quarterly forecast, and budget processes
  • Support monthly close analysis of worldwide revenues and direct costs
  • Collaborate with non-US based colleagues for consolidation, reporting and analysis of worldwide financial mid-range plans, forecasts and budgets
  • Build and maintain financial models/analyses for “greenlight” approvals and subsequent ultimates
  • Partner with all Production divisions and Content Strategy for understanding of ultimate and revenue flow impacts as part of key review cycles
  • Assist team members on both local and global ad-hoc analyses
  • Assist with financial analyses in support of new business models
  • Collaborate with the Sales Planning and Product Strategy groups to identify and initiate financial analyses of internal and external data
  • Prepare financial presentations for operations and finance
  • Develop and implement processes to leverage existing global tools and streamline workflows
  • Complete special projects for operations and finance as necessary.
  • Maintain appropriate controls as required by Sarbanes Oxley

REQUIREMENTS & PREFERENCES

  • BS/BA degree with accounting/finance focus required
  • Eight+ years public and/or private accounting experience required. TV Distribution and/or International experience a plus.
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • SAP or Essbase knowledge preferred, strong MS Excel skills required

CORE SKILLS / KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Experience in automating tasks or processes, as well as identifying and organizing data to achieve a better outcome for analyses
  • Able to quickly grasp new concepts, problem solve and communicate with local/distant team through tactical execution
  • Ability to operate effectively in a deadline driven environment, managing competing priorities and independently managing projects through completion.
  • Experience in any or all of 1) transforming legacy manual processes into integrated digital/automated processes; 2) data intensive models/forecasting; complex/intensive analytical analysis
  • Track record of team, and individual member, development
  • Proactive, self-starter and independent thinker, with strong ability to collaborate across team environment.
  • Solid accounting / GAAP knowledge – ASC 606 a plus
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with multiple levels of the organization


*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

*As part of our commitment to health and safety, all U.S. non-union and O.P.E.I.U. Local 174 applicants and employees must submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request and obtain approval of a reasonable accommodation based on disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. To request an accommodation for purposes of participating in the hiring process, you may contact us at SPE_Accommodation_Assistance@spe.sony.com.


*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.


*As part of our commitment to health and safety, all U.S. non-union and O.P.E.I.U. Local 174 applicants and employees must submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request and obtain approval of a reasonable accommodation based on disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. To request an accommodation for purposes of participating in the hiring process, you may contact us at SPE_Accommodation_Assistance@spe.sony.com.

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