Summary of Position:
The Director of Corporate FP&A will be responsible for enhancing and maintaining the company’s consolidated financial planning models and related company-wide planning and reporting processes. The position plays a critical role in assuring the timely completion and presentation of quarterly reforecasts, the annual plan, and long-term forecasts. Responsibilities include:
- Manage all aspects of the consolidated planning model; lead scenario modeling efforts.
- Lead the overall process for the annual operating plan and budget process, as well as the quarterly reforecasting process for the Company
- Drive corporate management reporting and related processes
- Lead and manage the overall process for the consolidated annual and quarterly operating plan and budget process
- Establish, implement and maintain effective planning and analysis procedures to ensure accuracy and effectiveness of the corporate accounting consolidation and close process
- Develop and execute processes to allow for routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational performance
- Develop and install key financial and operating metrics (KPIs) specific to each operating company and business units to monitor performance and evaluate/advise on the financial impact of short- and long-term decisions.
- Actively participate in the financial modeling and due diligence efforts related to the company's M&A, international structure and financing activities
- Partner and liaise with accounting, treasury, tax departments and business units of the company on a regular basis
- Assist in preparing presentations in support of board and shareholder meetings, monthly/quarterly senior leadership meetings and various strategic committees of the company
- Collaborate with shared service and business units on systems and continual process improvement efforts
- Effectively manage small team to achieve expectations of executives in a fast paced environment
- Model potential changes to capital structure, acquisition and divestiture planning, shareholder returns.
- Partner and liaise with accounting, treasury and tax departments
Experience & Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting; CPA or public accounting experience required.
- 8+ years of experience highly relevant to the role; entertainment industry experience preferred.
- Experience with OLAP analysis tools (BPC, Hyperion)
- Outstanding Excel modeling skills and a solid understanding of accounting principles.
- Must possess strong leadership qualities to motivate and persuade others to accomplish organizational objectives in a unified and fluent manner.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be extremely conscientious and detailed-oriented.
The company offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, an excellent benefits package, and a great working environment.
Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, gender, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic characteristic, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. The employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.