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Manager - Finance

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10012325 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business 20th Television Date posted Jul. 29, 2021

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

20th Television

Twentieth Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company Overview

Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television is composed of the Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations group, as well as radio and publishing businesses. This includes Twentieth Television, Twentieth Television Animation, ABC Studios, FX, Nat Geo, ABC News, ABC Entertainment Group, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, Disney Channels Worldwide, Radio Disney, and Freeform as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. The company’s equity interests in Lifetime, A&E and The History Channel.

TTV Studios

The TTV Studios Finance and Planning team manages the overall planning for Twentieth Television and Twentieth Television Animation. The finance team provides critical financial support and analytics to the Twentieth Television and WDTV senior management teams as well as key business partners across the Walt Disney Company. 

Position Summary

The Manager, Finance (TTV Studios) will interface with Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution partners, Production Management, Production Finance, and Operational teams for TTV & TTV Animation Studios to best support their overall objectives.  This individual will build a deep knowledge of Twentieth Television Studios and be seen as a strong partner by the senior management team and across the broader WDTV finance organizations. The candidate will also support special projects on an ad-hoc basis.  The position requires excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills as well as an acute attention to detail. 

This position reports to the Vice President, TTV Finance.

Responsibilities:

  • Consolidation and analysis of Twentieth Television forecasts and annual operating plans
  • Review and analyze production cost detail for ultimate and cash flow forecasting/budgeting, including those with co-production financing arrangements
  • Correspondence with intercompany business units and 3rd party co-production partners for the purpose of communicating updates and analysis
  • Monthly & quarterly reporting of ultimates and APR rates including working with outside auditors
  • Assist with annual 5-year planning of p&l and cash flow
  • Perform economic and deal analysis to assist and support greenlighting and other production decisions
  • Stay informed and engaged in current landscape of the television industry including new trends in the marketplace
  • Management and review of work performed by an SFA level temp

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4+ years relevant work experience
    • Previous work experience in television or feature film FP&A is a plus
    • Public accounting experience is a plus
  • B.S. degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
    •  MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • Deliverable-focused, strong work ethic, able to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Strong technical skills: Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with Hyperion, Peoplesoft, SAP is a plus
  • Organized and articulate with excellent written and verbal communication skills

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 20th Television:

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 20th Television, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Television.

20th Television 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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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