Executive Vice President, Production Finance

Beverly Hills, CA

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is seeking an Executive Vice President of Production Finance to join our Motion Picture Group's Physical Production Department.


Responsibilities:

  • Provide financial oversight throughout the lifecycle of production, from Development through Post Production
  • Oversee preparation of initial budget drafts and cost summaries for projects
  • Collaborate with Line Producers, Production Managers and Accounting Staff to deliver the highest quality original entertainment content
  • Manage production incentives and accounting teams in the field
  • Source and hire location production accounting teams for MGM projects
  • Reconcile all funding and production incentives between production and corporate
  • Liaise with project accountants
  • Review work in progress / final budgets, and cost report EFC's for accuracy, providing coverage of concerns to the production & finance executives
  • Oversee preparation of production incentive filings for all entities and regions
  • Establish production finance policy & procedure, including a production finance manual and manage compliance for this policy as well as all corporate policies
  • Manage audits in conjunction with production & legal
  • Assist corporate finance in the preparation of the annual plan and quarterly forecasts


Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in feature film finance
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (word, excel, etc.) Production Accounting Software (PSL, Vista Classic, Global Vista) and Movie Magic Budgeting
  • Diplomacy, discretion, confidentiality, versatility, and reliability are critical
  • Must be flexible and work well as part of a team
  • Must have excellent organization skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and with all levels of personnel
  • Innovative ideas
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess superior organization and time management skills

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