Manager FP&A ( UK Shift)

Finance Mumbai, India


Position at DNEG

Manager FP&A  
Finance| Mumbai ( Working Schedule London )  

About Us  

We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects and animation studios for the creation of feature film, television, and multiplatform content. We employ c. 7,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europ(London, Bulgaria) and Asia (Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai).  

We are looking for an experienced FP&A Manager to join the young and growing team. This is a vital number 2 position, reporting into the Head of FP&A. The role will be responsible for defining and implementing new processes, whilst providing structure and mentorship within the function 
and team.  

Based in the company’s head office in London, you will be responsible for building robust, flexible, and efficient FP&A models with outputs providing meaningful analysis verses budgets & rolling forecasts. Full Budgeting and analysing financials and sales/operational data for multiple different 
business lines (Film, TV, Feature Animation, JV) that span across various sites, globally. You will be analysing the performance of departments, providing variance analysis on budgets & forecasts, and suggest how to improve business performance. The role requires designing and building new models & reports and presenting assumptions to the management team for consideration of different strategic scenarios.  

The ideal candidate needs to be driven and ambitious with a passion for understanding what makes businesses succeed. This would suit someone who has worked a similar role previously.  

Key Responsibilities  

Business Partner to Film & TV covering all aspects of FP&A  

o Build and communicate annual Budget  

o Design and maintain forecasting model  

o Tracking current performance vs Budget and rolling Forecasts for full year  

o Track all key metrics vs Target i.e., Show Revenue / FPMD / Utilisation  

o Work closely with Film & TV and Production Finance teams to keep up to date with business developments  

o Implementing processes throughout the business to ensure timely delivery of quality  data for forecasting (Revenue/Costs/KPIs)  

o Continuous review and improvement on forecasting capabilities  

Job Description  

Manage VFX Budget & Forecast processes and updates  

o Define annual FP&A timetable  

o Owning Consolidated VFX P&L Forecast and related outputs  

o Highlight risks and opportunity to target achievement  

o Ensure timely delivery of inputs from wider FP&A team  

o Full P&L bridges and margin analysis  

o Building KPI Dashboards  

Process and automation improvements  

Ad hoc analysis  

Must Have  

  • Qualified CIMA / ACA / ACCA or equivalent 5+ years PQE experience
  • Experience in managing FP&A processes and timetable  
  • Experience in Budgeting & Forecasting  
  • Experience designing business models and dashboards  
  • Experience in a Multinational organisation, dealing with multiple business lines.  
  • Advance Excel and modelling skills  
  • Impeccable diligence and accuracy  
  • A commercial mind, with strong analytical skills  
Nice to have  
  • Experience of BI software  
  • Experience with SAP  
About You  
  • Bright and meticulous  
  • Organised, pro-active and an initiative-taker  
  • Analytical, logical, and practical in your approach to solving complex problems  
  • A strong, clear communicator and effective influencer  
  • Collaborative  
  • Calm and personable under pressure and when working to tight deadlines  

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading VFX and animation studios for the creation of award-winning feature film, television and multiplatform content. We employ nearly 7,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London) and Asia (Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai).