Senior Financial Production Analyst

Montreal

Offre publiée le 2024-01-31

Framestore

Framestore is one of the largest visual effects and computer animation studios in the world, with over 30 years’ experience in bringing extraordinary images to film, episodic, advertising and content, collecting every possible industry award along the way.

Framestore has offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Montreal, Vancouver, Melbourne and Mumbai.

As an integral part of a global finance team, the Senior Production Finance Analyst will contribute to improving the financial performance of Framestore through detailed and accurate financial reporting.

You will work closely with Production, Senior Management and the wider finance teams to provide insightful and timely financial reporting across film & episodic projects and on an ad hoc basis based on business needs.

In addition, the Senior Production Finance Analyst will focus on supporting and improving workflows and reporting tools, this position plays a key role in supporting the company’s ongoing strategy.

This is a hybrid role with three days in the office per week.

Responsibilities :

Preparation of weekly project budgets and maintain rolling budgets for film & episodic projects to monitor set financial KPIs.

Work closely with Production and Management to assess show related financial risk & opportunities.

Provide monthly / weekly reporting to senior management & crewing teams.

Run scenarios for producers, providing detailed analysis of impact of changes on financial performance.

Prepare costings for any project extensions.

Manage billings on each project in accordance with contracted payment schedule and maximising revenue on the project.

Ensure all client overages or extras are billed in a timely manner and correctly reported.

Reconcile billed amount to total revenue recognised on each project.

Work with Framestore finance team to complete Month End reconciliations by project.

Maintain an overview of project outsourcing and raise purchase orders as required.

Conduct regular meetings with Production to review project financial performance.

Attend regular meetings with senior management to report on project performance.

Assist in preparing documentation required for annual audit.

Working with wider business to improve reporting and workflow efficiencies.

Review financial exposure linked to tax credit liabilities and monitor rebateable / non rebatable spend on select projects in line with country tax credit guidelines.

Ad hoc reporting / modeling responsibilities as required.

Support for team members, including Head of Production Finance, as required.

Key skills and experience in this role will include :

Background in Business Partnering and the ability to form strong working relationships.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Proficient in reporting and analysis expertise.

Exceptional organisation and time management skills.

Advanced Excel skills with the ability to create & maintain financial models.

Deadline oriented, accurate with strong attention to detail.

Experience working in film or episodic production finance teams VFX industry knowledge, an asset but not essential.

Personal Attributes :

Personable and able to handle situations with diplomacy.

Able to creatively problem solve in a creative environment.

Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

Positive attitude towards learning & sharing best practice.

Flexible and adaptable with the ability to work to tight / fluctuating deadlines.

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences.

We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favorable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.

7 days ago