Senior Vice President - Production Finance, Motion Picture Group
Beverly Hills , CA
Level of Experience
Area of Interest
Finance - Other
Senior Vice President - Production Finance, Motion Picture
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is seeking a Senior
Vice President of Production Finance in Physical Production for the
Motion Picture Group.
Responsibilities include :
Assist in facilitating all financial and operational aspects of
the MGM Feature Entertainment production finance function.
Partner with other MGM Feature Entertainment finance teams.
Partner with MGM Feature Entertainment Production and Creative
operating teams supporting and at times driving key decision-making
Work with Legal and Business Affairs, HR, Production Operations,
Labor Relations, and Financial Departments to effectively manage
the financial operations, including cash flow projections and cost
reporting for assigned productions.
Supervise production accountants and production accounting
assistants, coordinate show budgeting process with accountants, and
production accounting process from prep until turnover to the
production wrap accounting.
Oversee the set-up of the show accounting systems and
integration of the external production software packages.
Direct production accounting in the implementation of uniform
reporting requirements, standard accounting procedures, and oversee
daily/weekly show cost reporting.
Coordinate and implement tax, labor, and sourcing policies and
Supervise production cash flow and support the weekly and
quarterly corporate financial accounting and corporate cash
Implement and ensure uniform budget policies.
Act as the liaison between production executive, show
accountants, show producer/UPM, and corporate finance.
Ensure that all MGM Feature Entertainment policies and
procedures are uniformly implemented and that payroll is in
accordance with the standards established by MGM Feature
Entertainment and in compliance with collective bargaining
agreements and state and local regulations.
Minimum 5 years experience as First Assistant Production
Accountant (or higher) or in relevant studio film accounting
Cooperative, supportive, and positive team-oriented approach
Proficiency in Movie Magic budgeting, PSL, Vista, and Ease
Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, other
Excellent organization and time management skills
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive
environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines
Attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through skills are of
the highest importance
Ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and expertly problem
Self-starter with a driven, motivated work ethic