Careers at MGA Entertainment

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Requisition ID: 9200442585224_1
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Date posted: Oct 06, 2022

Company Summary: MGA Entertainment, a consumer entertainment Products Company headquartered in Chatsworth, California, manufactures innovative lines of proprietary products for the toy and consumer electronics market.  The company also licenses its IP in such areas as apparel, home décor, stationery and sporting goods. The MGA family includes award-winning brands such as LOL Surprise, Little Tikes®, Project MC2, and Zapf Creation®. For more information please visit

Key Result Areas

Time Utilization



Financial Planning and Analysis 



Sales Planning and Analysis 



Consulting with Internal Clients 





  • Reports directly VP, Financial Planning and Analysis, Analyst  

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in Finance related role.


  • Strong computer skills: MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Database systems.
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines, and be effective and decisive under pressure.
  • Ability to adapt and work well in a fast-paced, results-oriented and rapidly changing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to build strong working partnerships along with the ability to listen, understand, and influence.

Key Result Areas and Activities

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Responsible for the reporting and analysis of marketing and PD expenditures.
  • Review month-end financial reports, construct financial projections and recast financial statements, provide variance analysis, research financial irregularities and use the analysis to develop meaningful financial reporting. 

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Manage expenses to help internal clients stay on budget and give total transparency to their spending.
  • Develop, prepare and present specialized reports, forecasts, profitability analysis, pricing analysis, other ad-hoc projects and complex financial models. 
  • Analyze data and provide solutions/recommendations in response to anticipated and unanticipated fluctuations in the company’s business.

Consult with Internal Clients

  • Consult with internal clients and provide financial recommendations based upon financial analysis.