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Senior Analyst, Finance Transformation Job at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. – 4.1 in Culver City, CA

Sony Pictures Entertainment is looking for a Sr Analyst to help drive the transformation of the finance function. Reporting into the Finance Transformation team, this individual will take a lead role in working across a portfolio of projects, driving analyses across the company, building analytical solutions to be used by finance, preparing executive updates, etc. This individual will have the opportunity to apply business and financial expertise, interact with senior executives, and contribute to the Finance organization’s strategic direction.

The Senior Analyst will play a key role in supporting the transformation of the global Finance function at Sony Pictures by: analyzing the impact of proposed ongoing initiatives; providing data analytics support to the finance function; identifying new analytical approaches to solving business issues and delivering insights; developing reporting views and dashboards both against project progress and key financial metrics; identifying, understanding, and highlighting risks and dependencies for a project; and identifying additional opportunities for transforming the Finance organization.

Responsibilities:
Understanding current planning analyses and identifying new, more efficient approaches

Developing more automated approaches to regular financial analyses

Building out recommendations on incremental data that could be used to inform financial analyses

Owning the cost/benefit analysis financial models for finance projects

Driving the analysis of the economic impact of a given project

Assessing current processes and identifying pain points and inefficiencies

Designing more streamlined go-forward processes

Leading meetings with key stakeholders to drive projects forward

Creating dashboards to share progress and insights with executives

Support individual projects with data analysis needs

Conduct ad hoc analyses at the request of senior executives

Prepare presentations and present findings to senior management, make recommendations based on analysis and trends

Requirements:
Excellent modeling skills are essential

Expertise with multiple analytic tools: advanced Excel is a must, experience with SQL, R, Python, etc. a plus

Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint

BA/BS degree in an analytics discipline required, a degree or substantial coursework in business or finance a plus

Minimum 2 years of experience in an analytic role, or in an investment bank or management consulting firm

Must have strong quantitative analytical skills and be able to think strategically

Demonstrated ability with time management skills with ability to handle multiple priorities

Independent problem-solver with the ability to understand second order implications of work and probe more deeply when presented with inconsistent or interesting findings

Detail oriented, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to interface and demonstrate sensitivity effectively at all levels of an organization

Extraordinarily high level of motivation and commitment to working hard

High level of focus on work quality and attention to detail

Great team player, willingness to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders

  • Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics

About the Company

Company: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. – 4.1

Company Location:  Culver City, CA

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