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Senior Finance Manager, Production Finance FP&A

Culver City , California

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Sony Pictures Television (SPT) - Game Shows financial planning and analysis (FP&A) team is looking for a Sr. Finance Manager to support SPT’s Game Shows production and Ad Sales businesses, reporting directly to the VP, FP&A. 

SPT - Game Shows FP&A team provides financial planning, insights, and support for Game Shows production as well as SPT Ad Sales businesses. The FP&A team builds financial forecasts, maintains TV ultimates for all productions, and supports senior management in deal negotiations and business analyses.  In pursuit of these goals, the FP&A team liaises with other finance groups within the organization, including production and distribution finance, audit, accounting, technical accounting, billings, corporate reporting, and residuals, as well as non-finance groups including the creative and ad sales teams and business affairs.


  • Responsible for managing all Game Show productions & Ad Sales financial planning processes, including budget, quarterly forecasts, mid-range plan, reporting and consolidating, as well as coordinating with SPE for the forecast and accounting consolidation and submissions

  • Specific P&L responsibility, including preparing & leading the forecast for Game Shows and Ad Sales

  • Build and maintain production and ad sales ultimates for purposes of forecasting, financial reporting, financial close and planning in accordance with GAAP and ASC 926

  • Works closely with the Game Shows EVP and team, as well as SPT Ad Sales, supporting various stakeholders in financial scenario modeling for new business opportunities and deals

  • Maintain appropriate controls within the planning and ultimate process as required by SOX

  • Work closely with Distribution divisions to understand distribution ultimates, along with by fiscal year/broadcast season revenue and cost P&L projections

  • Work closely with Billings & Production teams to manage cash forecast process

  • Prepare financial presentations for operations and senior management

  • Develop and implement processes to leverage existing tools and streamline workflows

  • Complete special projects for operations and finance as necessary


  • BS/BA degree with accounting/finance focus required

  • 4+ years public and/or private accounting experience required

  • 2+ years hands on experience with ultimate accounting in accordance with ASC 926 strongly preferred

  • CPA and/or MBA preferred

  • Entertainment experience preferred

  • SAP and/or Essbase knowledge preferred

  • Strong MS Excel skills required

  • Ability to quickly grasp new concepts and problem solve

  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects

  • Strong accounting / IFRS knowledge

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, analytical and PC skills

  • Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with all levels of management

*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


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