Senior Analyst, Budgets & Forecast

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Job Title
Senior Analyst, Budgets & Forecast Time Warner
Division
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group WB Business Unit WB Pictures International Industry Film Production and Distribution Area of
Interest
Finance/Accounting Location United States - California - Burbank Requisition # 163969BR Position
Type
Full Time Company Overview Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team. Business Unit Overview Warner Bros. Pictures Group (WBPG) produces, markets and distributes Warner Bros.’ slate of approximately 20 movies a year, including films from New Line Cinema. Our movies have generated industry-leading box office results and have won multiple Academy Awards in recent years. Warner Bros. Pictures is a global leader in the international marketing and distribution of feature films, operating in more than 30 countries and releasing films in more than 120 territories. Posting Job Description What part will you play?
Warner Bros. Distributing Inc. seeks a Senior Analyst, Budgets & Forecasts for the Warner Bros. Pictures International Finance department. This Senior Analyst creates budgets, forecasts and monthly updates for eight territories.  This Senior Analyst will:
  • Manage the relationship between the Regional Offices, eight territories and Home Office to produce the RP&A, Overhead, P&L, BS and Cash Flow submissions to Corporate.
  • Send out monthly RP&A, Overhead and Cash Flow assumption templates to the eight territories/ Regional Offices.  Coordinate and follow up with territories to ensure timely completion of templates.
  • Create monthly Territory By Title Flow reports for all WB Theatrical and Not At Risk titles for eight territories.  This includes detailed monthly flows for Revenue, Advertising/ Publicity and Print costs for each title.
  • Coordinate with Home Office Senior Management to obtain corporate Overhead assumptions.
  • Create monthly Overhead Template submissions for each territory based on assumptions gathered from territories, Regional Offices, and Home Office Senior Management.
  • Create monthly P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow submissions for each territory.  
  • Perform Not at Risk, Transfer Pricing and tax calculations for submissions.
  • Provide final monthly RP&A, Overhead and P&L reports including variance analysis to territories and Regional Offices on an as needed basis.
  • Maintain schedules for fixed assets and depreciation for Home Office and eight territories.
  • Liaise with territories and Home Office management on capital budgets, enter budgets into SAP.
  • Arrange and lead monthly FLASH forecast training sessions with territories.
What do we require from you?
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance
  • 4-6 years applicable experience, preferably at least some experience in foreign or film accounting
  • MBA or CPA a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP, Business Objects, Sharepoint, and Office 365 Suite preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons on all levels, in person, via email and on the telephone.
  • A team player able to motivate other team members to participate in activities and projects
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented and able to work independently to meet deadlines within time constraints

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