Production/Commercial Analyst

11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This iconic & multiple award winning Post- Production House works with many of the premier film-makers across the globe and continues to expand rapidly particularly in their UK operations.

As a result of this they now require a Production Analyst to support their Producers & creative teams managing the budgets for each project and providing financial support on client pitches/negotiations and contract review.

Key Responsibilities
Works closely with FX Producers and other production staff and manage the day to day financial activity of a project
Support producers in the bidding process of a project and well as vetting the bid before it goes out to client.
• Maintains assigned production accounting records.
• Assist Producers in managing budgets and cost & labour reports.
• Prepares cost analysis and other special reports as needed.
• Prepares weekly status reports for the FX Producer.
• Prepares weekly billings for re-billable costs as required.
• Reviews weekly detail reports for accuracy and makes reclassification as required.
• Provides show information needed for facility forecasting and planning.
• Works with legal to assure contracts are in place and contractual terms are followed.
• Ad hoc project & analysis work as directed by the senior management team

Required Experience/Skillset
• Strong and proven analytical skills required.
• Numerical Degree is preferred
• Proven professional financial experience, ideally some of which gained in a similar entertainment /media industry production finance/ project accounting environment.
• Expert proficiency in Excel.
• Experience with a business intelligence or project IT application a plus.
• An energetic, resourceful, and hands-on individual with a strong service orientation.
• Experience working with large amounts of data.
• Ability to self manage & motivate
• Ability to handle multiple tasks within a high-pressure environment while meeting strict deadlines.
• Proven background in effectively dealing with multiple stakeholders
• Focused on continuing improvements to the organization.
• Must be flexible, adaptable to working in creatively driven environment.
• Handle challenging issues with diplomacy and able to facilitate cross-functional problem-solving.
• Business partnering approach. Open and direct communication style, good listening skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills.