Finance Manager

Endeavor - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.7


Job Description
Endeavor is seeking a Finance Manager for our Original Content & US Production divisions. Our Original Content & US Production divisions partner with clients including the NCAA, NHL, New York City Marathon, World’s Strongest Man, as well as lead productions and original programming for Netflix and Amazon

This position will be responsible for management accounting, commercial accounting, as well as the financial planning, reporting, and analysis for our Original Content & US Production properties. This position is based in our New York, NY office and will report to our SVP, Finance - Global Partnerships.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Management Accounting

Responsible for full P&L for Original Content & US Production divisions including period end accounting closes for all production properties (clients/productions include NCAA, NHL, New York City Marathon, World’s Strongest Man plus original programming for Netflix/Amazon etc).
Responsible for monitoring and flagging discrepancies for all SG&A costs in costs centers.
Variance analysis of actual results against forecast
Commercial Accounting

Liaison with group accounts payable function to ensure all company payments are made on a timely basis
Compliance with obligations under client and customer contracts

Financial Planning, Reporting & Analysis:
Preparation of forecasts for US Production profit center including 50+ productions and all SG&A costs on a 3 year rolling basis. This involves liaising with Commercial, Production, Legal and Finance colleagues to ensure all relevant information is collected.
Periodic cash-flow forecasting for production properties
Other

Be the Finance point-person and business partner for the Original Content & US Production teams across all levels from SVP to Production Assistant
Support investment appraisal for new opportunities and advise on the viability of new opportunities
Joint line management of Accounting Manager
You may also be required to carry out any other duties which are within the scope and purpose of the job
Present at quarterly corporate Financial Statement review meetings
Experience of financial planning and analysis work
QUALIFICATIONS

Good knowledge of US GAAP
Confident and willingness to challenge senior commercial stakeholders
Flexible team player with the ability to work with commercial staff across the organization
Must be able to work on own initiative to identify and resolve problems
Strong understanding of revenue recognition
Hands on experience of working within the TV production industry
Experience of working in a worldwide group
Experience in using SAP accounting system
Experience of financial planning and analysis work
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