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Manager, Finance and Accounting   

JOB TITLE:

Manager, Finance and Accounting

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Los Angeles California United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered.
The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company.
At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the worlds most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio thats doing something different.
If youve ever dreamt of what the early days of Hollywood must have been like, of what it takes to roll up your sleeves and break new ground, figure out a new process, and to one day say, I was there when it all began, then welcome aboard

-

The Manager, Finance and Accounting Skydance Animation is a key member of the Animation group, playing an integral role in month-end and financial planning, reporting and analysis of Skydance Animation.
This hands-on position reports to the VP of Finance.

Responsibilities

    • Oversee monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting in to Corporate, individual projects activity in our general ledger, including funding, and bank reconciliations
    • Review and present variances between actual results and forecast estimates, highlighting issues and business trends for management
    • Assist in preparation and presentation of monthly departmental reporting package to management
    • Work closely with Production Accountants on analyzing various costs
    • Review and approve coding for employee reimbursements (e.
      g.
      , travel, per diem, etc.
      )
    • Support and work closely with auditors handling audit inquiries, including facilitating and organizing the necessary deliverables
    • Train and develop analysts to set and successfully accomplish meaningful goals in line with the organization and department goals
    • Drive and participate in implementing/improving processes and controls to create efficiencies in the department.
    • Prepare and/or approve funding requests for various projects
    • Oversee allocations of overhead to current films in production.
    • Be a strategic partner to executive management, content, and production leaders, and outside production partners
    • Consult with Corporate on hedging currencies for overseas payments
    • Perform ad hoc financial analysis as needed

Requirements

    • Experience in financial reporting and/or operational accounting; including overseeing Chart of Account set up, AP & AR processing, Treasury and Cash flow processes
    • Knowledge and familiarity with various operational finance systems
    • Pragmatic, highly organized and high attention to detail
    • Experience in financial modeling preferred
    • Ability to work well in a small team environment
    • Foreign currency gain/loss experience a plus
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to lead teams effectively across business lines
    • Experience implementing and improving business process and systems
    • Advanced knowledge of various accounting software: Vista, PSL, Ease, Intacct
    • Must have working understanding of union and guild agreements
    • Ability to work in a demanding, high pressure and time-sensitive environment
    • Strong capability to multi-task and prioritize multiple demands

Education Requirements / Experience

    • 5-7+ years of progressive experience in an Accounting/Finance role within a studio, network, or production company
    • Accounting, finance, or quantitative undergraduate degree preferred
$100,000 - $125,000 a year
The range for this exempt position in Los Angeles, CA is $100,000.
00 to $125,000.
00 per year.
The rate offered may vary based on the candidates location, qualifications, experience and relevant expertise, among other factors.
The range indicated is for base salary only and does not reflect the total compensation package, including bonus, benefits, etc.

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences.
The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce.
We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category.
Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.

Recruitment Fraud Alert
It has come to our attention that there may be fraudulent activity by individuals impersonating our Talent Acquisition team.
Skydance will only contact you from an official @skydance.
com email address.
If you suspect that you are being contacted by an unauthorized person or believe that the correspondence you have received is suspicious, please do not click on any links or attachments in such emails and submit any questions or concerns to our information security team at information.
security@skydance.
com.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

125000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707363752-3ff8044523b3b46a86dece69ddf1a824

LOCATION:

California United States

CITY:

Los Angeles

Job Origin:

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Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the worlds most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio thats doing something different.
If youve ever dreamt of what the early days of Hollywood must have been like, of what it takes to roll up your sleeves and break new ground, figure out a new process, and to one day say, I was there when it all began, then welcome aboard

-

The Manager, Finance and Accounting Skydance Animation is a key member of the Animation group, playing an integral role in month-end and financial planning, reporting and analysis of Skydance Animation. This hands-on position reports to the VP of Finance.

Responsibilities

    • Oversee monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting in to Corporate, individual projects activity in our general ledger, including funding, and bank reconciliations
    • Review and present variances between actual results and forecast estimates, highlighting issues and business trends for management
    • Assist in preparation and presentation of monthly departmental reporting package to management
    • Work closely with Production Accountants on analyzing various costs
    • Review and approve coding for employee reimbursements (e.g., travel, per diem, etc.)
    • Support and work closely with auditors handling audit inquiries, including facilitating and organizing the necessary deliverables
    • Train and develop analysts to set and successfully accomplish meaningful goals in line with the organization and department goals
    • Drive and participate in implementing/improving processes and controls to create efficiencies in the department.
    • Prepare and/or approve funding requests for various projects
    • Oversee allocations of overhead to current films in production.
    • Be a strategic partner to executive management, content, and production leaders, and outside production partners
    • Consult with Corporate on hedging currencies for overseas payments
    • Perform ad hoc financial analysis as needed

Requirements

    • Experience in financial reporting and/or operational accounting; including overseeing Chart of Account set up, AP & AR processing, Treasury and Cash flow processes
    • Knowledge and familiarity with various operational finance systems
    • Pragmatic, highly organized and high attention to detail
    • Experience in financial modeling preferred
    • Ability to work well in a small team environment
    • Foreign currency gain/loss experience a plus
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to lead teams effectively across business lines
    • Experience implementing and improving business process and systems
    • Advanced knowledge of various accounting software: Vista, PSL, Ease, Intacct
    • Must have working understanding of union and guild agreements
    • Ability to work in a demanding, high pressure and time-sensitive environment
    • Strong capability to multi-task and prioritize multiple demands

Education Requirements / Experience

    • 5-7+ years of progressive experience in an Accounting/Finance role within a studio, network, or production company
    • Accounting, finance, or quantitative undergraduate degree preferred
$100,000 - $125,000 a year
The range for this exempt position in Los Angeles, CA is $100,000.00 to $125,000.00 per year. The rate offered may vary based on the candidates location, qualifications, experience and relevant expertise, among other factors. The range indicated is for base salary only and does not reflect the total compensation package, including bonus, benefits, etc.

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.

Recruitment Fraud Alert
It has come to our attention that there may be fraudulent activity by individuals impersonating our Talent Acquisition team. Skydance will only contact you from an official @skydance.com email address. If you suspect that you are being contacted by an unauthorized person or believe that the correspondence you have received is suspicious, please do not click on any links or attachments in such emails and submit any questions or concerns to our information security team at information.security@skydance.com.


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