Manager, Finance & Operations

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Santa Monica, CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 06, 2017
Job ID
Manager, Finance & Operations – Santa Monica, CA
Our client, a leading and highly sought after entertaining/gaming company, is seeking a new Manager, Finance & Operations to join their team.
This role will provide financial leadership and is the lynchpin between Finance & Operations, the Central Development teams and the organization’s Leadership.
Key Responsibilities include:
  • Help drive the creation of billion-dollar entertainment blockbusters
  • Manage Financial Planning for Central Development teams (resource, opex and capex planning)
  • Drive development of annual operating plans, quarterly forecasts, and discreet investment profiles
  • Partner with Studio Heads, Game Producers, Finance, Accounting and company leadership
  • Support multi-year strategy development and implementation for the centralized studio organization, and similar projects
  • Build greenlight budgets for potential new projects
  • Own company-wide Studio consolidation and dashboard reporting
  • Direct management and development of an analyst
 Key Qualifications:
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong personal presence, relationship building and communication skills to work across finance, development and executive leadership in pursuit of business goals
  • Proven leadership; management experience preferred
  • Distinctive analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Affinity for games and gaming a plus, but not required
  • Capable user of Excel, PowerPoint and financial management tools (Essbase)
  • 5+ years of experience in Finance / Accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; MBA preferred but not required