Careers at MGA Entertainment

Director of Brand Finance

Requisition ID: 9201301326552_1
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Date posted: Aug 03, 2023


Mission: Partner with the Global Brand leaders in developing P&Ls and strategy for the key MGA brands. The role will include pricing support while focusing on tracking brand specific revenues and costs across markets and products. Impact of media, marketing and content strategies on the brands will be a key output to advising partners and senior management. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop Profit & Loss Accounts/Analysis across the key MGA brands with a focus on products and markets. The key focus will be North America
  • Partner with Brand leaders in decision support analysis surrounding the impact of strategies – media, marketing, content and other – on brand growth
  • Develop, implement, and manage pricing strategy for North and Central American Markets as well as a framework for pricing alignment of Pan America/Global customers. This is to include Market Seasonal standard pricing process and governance.
  • Establish and maintain Business Planning templates for markets that can also support Customer level business planning
  • Support strategic business decision making regarding routes to market 
  • Delivering Commercial Forecast / Budgets to support the Group Financial Planning process
  • Actively engage in efficiency driving initiatives in for marketing investments, develop ROI measures and influence decision making based on solid financial recommendations
  • Being the primary commercial finance partner to Regional Sales and Marketing leads, Global Brand Teams, modelling financial scenarios and PnLs for new products and/or initiatives, whilst working closely with the wider finance teams.

Position Requirements

Qualifications / Experience:

  • 10 yrs PQE CIMA / ACA 
  • 5 yrs Commercial business partnering experience
  • Strong understanding of Pricing and Promotional strategies
  • Strong Analytical and Modelling skills
  • Strong FP&A experience
  • Strong Forecasting experience preferably including system implementation experience
  • Experience working in an international FMCG company preferred
  • Experience at presenting financial results and proposals to Exec level
  • Flexible working hours to accommodate time zones
  • Ability to travel


  • Financially and commercially highly astute – comfortable with data manipulation, budget setting and management
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels and across multiple business units
  • Pragmatic, resilient and flexible
  • Hands on collaborative approach
  • Calm and level-headed under pressure
  • Team leadership and management experience
  • Ability to adapt to change in complex business environments 
  • Vision, drive and passion for consumer branded products
  • Energy, stamina and an ability to work well in a fast changing environment and managing conflicting priorities
  • Proficient with SAP, D365, PBI, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Microsoft Outlook


  • Reports to the Chief Financial Officer

Salary Range

$120,000.00 – $160,000.00 /yr