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Director, Production Finance

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10010554 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted Feb. 26, 2020


Director, Production Finance

The FX Finance department is seeking a Director to oversee all phases of pre-production, production, and post-production ranging from show set-up to wrap.


  • Oversee all phases of production accounting on multiple FX shows from pre-production through wrap.
  • Coordinate and manage pre-production finance and accounting inclusive of budget review, cost reports, balance sheets, pre-buy of foreign currency and production cash flow.
  • Daily interaction with show Production Accountants to identify and address any problem areas, as well as ensure accurate and timely cost reporting.
  • Communicate daily with internal Production and Business Affairs departments on production related matters, to resolve any payment issues and help clarify questions about payment instructions.
  • Develop relationships with Accountants, Payroll Companies, CPA audit firms, Tax Authorities and Producers, to build resources and networks from which to gather industry information.
  • Act as liaison with Disney’s Compliance group, Labor Relations, Internal Audit, and Treasury to ensure production finance policies and procedures are current and effectively implemented on our productions and accounting manual is updated with current policies and procedures.
  • Identify problem areas including breakdown in communication between Accountants, UPM/Producers, Production Executives.
  • Manage production cash flow as it related to LRP/Corp Budgets & Forecast.


  • Four year college degree in Accounting, Finance or Business preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years of finance experience required.  Minimum 5 years of Production Finance experience and at least 4 years of management experience required. 
  • Must have experience in understanding and interpreting ATL contracts and knowledge of guilds.
  • Must be solution focused.
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Must be organized, able to multitask and be a team player.
  • Strong MS Office skills required, with an emphasis on Excel.
  • Proficiency with Global Vista and PSL.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with FX Networks, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

FX Networks, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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