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Director of Production Finance TV/Film for Endeavor Content (Beverly Hills, CA).

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Job Description

Essential Responsibilities
Support a wide variety of productions from development, series and long form variety specials.
Work closely with both staff and freelance line producers on forecasting, actualizing budgets and final cost reporting. Ensure proper vetting of budgets prior to lock.
Oversee Production Accountants, including explaining and enforcing policies, approving checks, and assisting with problem resolution as needed.
Manage show budget greenlight process. Ensure accuracy of information on greenlights, prepare greenlight summary page, and route for signature approvals.
Manage show cash flow and funding process.
Partner with FP&A team to communicate any changes to show budgets on a timely basis
Pro-active management of freelancer workloads. Ensure that company policies are followed at the show level.
Assist with union questions and issues.
Work closely with Business Affairs to track above the line and below the line show contracts and payments. Address contractual issues and questions. Prepare ATL payment schedules as needed.
Oversee day to day show process including setting up new shows and banking arrangements.
Ensure accurate and timely show level reporting by overseeing and analyzing cost reports.
Head up Tax Incentive initiatives
Track and approve department expenditures.
Review and track project cash forecasts as needed.
Assist with general production and finance duties as needed.

Qualifications/Requirements
Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Sound judgment and ability to remain calm under pressure.
Ability to operate successfully in a dynamic environment.
In-depth knowledge of entertainment industry production, systems, software and process.(including Movie Magic Budgeting, PSL, Cast and Crew, Smart Accounting, Excel, etc.)
Experience with tax credits and entity set ups.
Experience with union shows and guidelines in a variety of formats.
Show level experience beneficial but not necessary.
5-8+ years Production Finance experience with a successful track record. Proven project management skills
Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

If interested please e-mail a resume to prodfin_asst@endeavorcontent.com