Every great story has a new beginning. We’re excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We’re home to the world’s best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.
Monolith Productions is a fast growing, dynamic game development studio, developing highly innovative games based on Warner Bros.’ most valuable franchises. The Finance Manager will provide financial leadership to support the high growth business and will serve as a key finance advisor to studio management providing insight and advice. The primary responsibilities will include production cost accounting, financial forecasting, planning and analysis, along with cost management of the studio operations.
Manage the preparation, analysis, and reporting of production and studio overhead budgets. Partner with game producers, studio management, and Burbank Finance to help manage production budgets, develop early warnings of cost and time overruns, and actions to address overruns
Implement best practices to drive cost efficiencies
Help lead strategic planning process for the studio and participate in greenlight process
Conduct the monthly and quarterly close process for the studio
Supervise administrator/procurement specialist
Work on special projects as required
Minimum 5 years relevant work experience
Experience in budgeting, general accounting, financial analysis
Industry experience in entertainment/media/Gaming, a plus
B.A. or B.S. degree required.
C.P.A and/or MBA preferred.
Must be proficient with finance/accounting concepts
Technical activities will include accessing the mainframe and SAP systems and utilizing various software packages to provide, retrieve, update, and analyze financial data. Software includes, but is not limited to:
MS Office Suite (proficient in using advanced macros and pivot tables)
Familiarity with Hyperion Essbase desired
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills and strong interpersonal skills are essential
Ability to lead projects and bring them to a successful conclusion within given timeframes
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff, management, and customers
Ability to independently meet deadlines while understanding when to communicate updates, follow up, and seek guidance from management
Ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities professionally
Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
Self-starter and innovative thinker
Commitment to “get the job done”
Able to handle a high volume of work within strict deadlines
Current WBD employees will be given preferential consideration for this opportunity.
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.
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