Senior Manager, Finance
The position will focus primarily on transactions to produce, distribute and acquire product for Sony Pictures International Productions throughout the world in Hindi and in local languages.
This incumbent will work closely with business head and finance director in India and with Head Office in LA to structure, record and administer production, co-
production, finance and license agreements for motion picture.
Key Responsibilities :
Conduct scenario analysis of films from initial stage of negotiation, comparative analysis, revenue and cost projection, tax structuring
Involve in commercial negotiation and determination of budgets
Manage both internal & external funding and perform ROI analysis
Conduct monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to Head Office in LA and monitor budgets
Coordinate with co-producer, talent, vendors and negotiation
Supervise production activity; monitor its progress and conduct variance analysis
Analyze costs and budget and negotiate with stakeholders
Conduct budgeting & monitor the project, highlight variances periodically
Work on fund flow estimation & projection, contribution to EBIT
Participate in business statements preparation
Perform statutory filling related to Production
Review contract on talent tax aspects
Oversee GST, Withholding tax, VAT and other tax aspects
Coordinate with law firms, auditors and tax advisors on structuring of deals
Assist in both internal & statutory audits for the team
Chartered Accountant with 5 to 7 years of experience in entertainment business with proven financial technical skills
Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) as well as proven ability to work with creative and corporate personnel
Must have excellent Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Excel, Word
Energetic and dynamic business driver
Knowledge in film production related activities like budgeting / production accounts, Rule 9 of the Income Tax Act as far as Cost of Production is concerned
Ability to deal with various stake holders
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrate ability to multi-task and work in a team
Interested candidates are invited to send your detailed CV, current and expected salary, and notice period.
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IND - Mumbai - SPIP