Senior Manager Production Finance
DNEG
Mumbai, Maharashtra
JOB DESCRIPTION

Role Summary:
The Production Finance Manager supports Production, Operation and accounts team in production planning, Budgeting (forecasting) and reporting. The position deals with highly confidential financial and proprietary information and interacts with all levels Senior Management, Physical Production, Post-Production, VFX, Tax, Development, Business Affairs, Legal and other business units of the Company.

Essential Responsibilities:
Direct Responsibility will include end to end project management. Following are the desired requirement for the same

  • Play major role in production planning of the project from Bid to delivery of the project
  • Employee /Resource Planning for the project (Forecast and actual roster management)
  • Project costing
  • Keeping a tight control on resource employed on the project and reporting the same
  • Manage production invoices with follow up and confirmation
  • Improve operational efficiency by streamlining processes and enhancing reporting automation
  • Prepare monthly financial management reports including financial statement summaries and financial and operating KPIs
  • Assist with internal, external audits
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses and work on special projects
  • Assist with departmental reporting packages and review with department leaders
Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic and high volume administrative role within the entertainment industry, ideally with some analytical responsibilities
  • Previous Production Experience (television or film) preferred.
  • Full time MBA /ICWA preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting (Must
Desired Characteristics

  • Knowledge of any industry specific accounting or scheduling programs a plus
  • Must be excellent and proficient with PC and Microsoft Office software is mandatory, including PowerPoint
  • Candidates must be motivated, extremely organized and detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality for highly sensitive materials and details is key
  • Strong follow through and able to anticipate issues before they arise
  • Ability to multitask and juggle many competing priorities efficiently
  • Excellent critical thinking skills