Amazon UK

Jr. Production Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 May 2021
Closes
20 May 2021
Ref
1470487
Approved employers
Approved employer
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Description:
Amazon Studios is the original film and television development and production arm of Amazon.com. Our projects include award winning television series TRANSPARENT and THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL and films include MANCHESTER BY THE SEA and THE BIG SICK.

This position will support the Production Finance team across EU of our fast growing film and television studio production business. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at an early, high growth stage and have ownership of production finance and payable functions.

The role requires a self-starter, who is able to work effectively cross-functionally with other teams including Creative, Development, Production, Legal and Business Affairs, Finance and Accounting.

Key responsibilities:

Serve as main point of contact between multiple original movie productions and Amazon Studios production finance team.
• Onboard finance teams at local producers during development/pre-production to ensure that they adhere to Amazon Studios Production Finance Guidelines and systems.
• Assist in the preparation of the cash flow and funding schedules for assigned projects.
• Work with Amazon Studios Production Finance Executives and project accountants on a day to day basis to drive accurate, complete and timely cost reporting, protecting and managing show assets and supporting production.
• Review production budgets, cost reports, trial balances and petty cash reconciliations prepared by show accountants.
• Collaborate with Line Producers, Production Managers, Production Accounting Staff and the Amazon Production team to prepare all financial reports and ensure proper reconciliation of accounts.
• Assist Amazon Studios Production Finance Execs in territory in consolidating, analysing and reporting internally all cost reporting data for local originals projects.
• Leverage metrics to identify areas of improvement, including process and technology based changes aligning with Amazon Studios EU production finance practices.

This position is located in London (UK) but could consider relocation to Madrid, Milan, Munich or Paris.

Basic Qualifications:
• Accounting, finance, or quantitative undergraduate degree
• First years working experience minimum as production accounting assistant in TV/Film projects
• Second European language (French, German, Italian, Swedish, Dutch or Spanish)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Good handling of technology, knowledge of MS Excel and data management and reporting.
• Knowledge of various production accounting software: PMI, Vista, PSL, Greenslate or other production accounting software.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.
• Very detail-oriented and meticulous in the follow through of documentation, processes and procedures.

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