Senior Financial Analyst

  • 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CALIFORNIA
  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: Filmed Entertainment Group

Company Description

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Job Description

This position is responsible for the analysis, interpretation and set-up of Theatrical participation reporting. This individual will be a key member of the team providing analysis, leadership and expertise to maximize productivity, while ensuring quality throughout the entire reporting process.

Key Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform contract analysis, interpretation, set up, and review of participation statements in participation reporting system.
  • Identify contract terms, and provide deal analyses of legal agreements.
  • Perform financial modeling, cash forecasts and account reconciliations.
  • Assist with ad hoc analyses to support business decisions in sales, finance, legal and labor relations.
  • Liaise between Financial Contract Administration and Financial Contract Reporting to ensure proper reporting and/or payments.
  • Coordinate and communicate with various business units, including Financial Planning, Controllership, Legal, and Business Affairs.
  • Assist with quarterly reviews of participation and residuals liability accounts.


Requirements/Qualifications:   Successful candidates should possess:

  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or Economics.
  • Minimum of 3 years accounting and/or finance experience in the entertainment industry.
  • Experience with participation reporting and contract interpretation.
  • Must be able to think strategically with strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as within a team, in a fast paced environment.
  • Must meet deadlines, and be willing to work overtime, as necessary
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Knowledge of accounting and participation systems/processes.
  • Experience with participations, residuals, third party contracts, production and/or film distribution is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and accountability

Additional Information

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