Careers at MGA Entertainment

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Requisition ID: 9201788062089_1
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Date posted: Jan 30, 2024

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MGA Entertainment is one of the largest and fastest growing privately held toy and entertainment companies in the world. Headquartered in Los Angeles, and with offices globally, the company creates innovative, proprietary, and licensed consumer products and entertainment properties, including toys, games, dolls, apparel, consumer electronics, home décor, stationery, sporting goods, movies, and television series. The MGA family includes award-winning brands such as L.O.L. Surprise!™, Little Tikes®, Rainbow High™, Shadow High™, Bratz®, MGA’s Miniverse™, Fluffie Stuffiez™ , Na! Na! Na! Surprise™, Micro Games of America™, Baby born® Surprise and Zapf Creation®. For more information, please visit us at www.mgae.com or check us out at LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

Key Result Areas

Time Utilization

Financial Planning and Analysis 

40%

Sales Planning and Analysis 

40%

Consulting with Internal Clients 

20%

TOTAL TIME UTILIZATION

100%

Authority:

  • Reports directly to Director, Financial Planning & Analysis  

Position Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Finance or Accounting.
  • Experience working in the CPG or manufacturing industry required 
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in Finance related role.
  • Full P&L experience a huge plus

Skills/Knowledge/Ability:

  • 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. 

 Salary: 

$90,000 – $120,000 / yr