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Director, Financial Reporting & Compliance

Santa Monica, Los Angeles Film, TV, & Corporate
The Director of Financial Reporting & Compliance manages monthly and quarterly financial planning and reporting by providing executives with critical analyses and information considering economic and business trends.  This position will be responsible for all compliance and financial reporting for Skydance Media. #Media

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain all financial reports and dashboards in Sage Intacct and Workday Adaptive Planning
  • Manage overhead expense reporting by division, including budgeting and forecasting for the overhead spend
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly budget to actual variance reports by department/division
  • Manage all third-party participation statements reporting and participation models
  • Manage all licensing & merchandising reporting
  • Maintain and document all accounting policies and internal controls for compliance
  • Work directly and liaison with year-end financial auditors and consolidate all audit requests
  • Assist with tax compliance and quarterly and annual tax projections
  • Assist and coordinate co-production film audits performed by GHJ
  • Assist with external participation audits
  • Assist with system implementation and administration as needed
  • Ad hoc projects and reporting
  • Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of GAAP Accounting, Financial Reporting, FP&A, and Internal Controls
  • Working experience with Workday Adaptive Planning or similar is preferred
  • Working experience with Intacct by Sage GL or similar ERP systems is a plus
  • Experience and knowledge of union rules and residuals, a plus
  • Strong experience with participation statements and audits
  • Strong communication skills, highly organized and process oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple projects at once
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytic skills
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Education | Experience Requirements

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent in accounting, finance, economics, or similar field preferred
  • CPA / MBA preferred
  • 5-7 years relevant financial reporting experience required
  • Entertainment or studio experience is preferred
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
     
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.