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Manager, Production Finance - International Originals LATAM

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with over 130 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
 
The Manager of Production Finance for International Originals LATAM will be instrumental in creating and implementing the production finance goals of the International Originals Production Finance team at the Netflix office in Los Angeles. These goals include i) providing valuable insights to best manage the production investment ii) protecting company assets iii) providing comprehensive current Latin American market intelligence iv) providing innovative financial solutions to facilitate better and more timely decisions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with other members of the Netflix International Originals team and third party local production services companies
  • Access local show accountant’s ability to manage our Latin American productions and provide training and guidance as needed.  Build a stable pool of accountants from which to draw from for future productions
  • Work closely and collaboratively with Netflix teams including Legal, Tax, Content Planning and Content Accounting 
  • Ensure accurate, timely and complete Budget, Cost Report and Breakage review, analysis and reporting 
  • Manage cash flow and funding processes
  • Track production incentives and tax receivables
  • Aggregate production cost information into Netflix reporting applications along with providing explanations for material changes  
  • Ensure implementation of minimum best practices, financial controls and cash management 
  • Visit  productions to grow market intelligence and keep abreast of current and changing industry trends and evolving technologies
  • Help develop and test the next generation of production finance tools that enable better economies of scale

Requirements:

  • 10+ years production finance and/or production accounting experience with significant exposure in Latin America
  • Knowledge of US-based production finance setups and US-based accounting systems 
  • Fluency in English and Spanish language
  • Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment 
  • Must possess a high level of intellectual curiosity with a focus on generating results
  • Broad understanding of local production incentives
  • Solid understanding of payroll process, tax and government compliance requirements 
  • Budgeting and production accounting software experience required 
  • Must exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Must be self-motivated, disciplined, highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks
  • High aptitude and enthusiasm for complex problem solving and analysis utilizing financial applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • College degree in accounting or finance is preferred