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Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to worldwide audiences. Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world’s most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $16 billion worldwide at the box office.

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Senior Financial Analyst

Position Overview:
Legendary Entertainment is seeking a Manager or a Senior Analyst for its Finance group. The group is focused on corporate finance, corporate development, and strategic planning. This individual will work with senior management and report directly to the SVP of Finance. This position is located in Los Angeles, CA. Candidates may be considered for a Manager level, based on experience.

Responsibilities:
• Assist with the company’s corporate financial model
• Analyze potential profitability of individual films, TV shows, and digital projects
• Create presentations for senior management on various aspects of the film, TV, and digital industries including trends and new technologies
• Assist in creation of the company’s annual business plan

Experience & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree from a top-tier university, with strong GPA
• Minimum of 2 years experience with a major investment bank
• Previous experience working on media/entertainment projects preferred
• Extensive quantitative and financial modeling experience
• Strong general communication, writing and presentation skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to present and defend research to senior management

Contact: financejobs@legendary.com

Manager, Payroll & HRIS

Position Overview:
The HR Manager administers all corporate payroll processes, on-boarding and off-boarding employees in our HRIS system, responsible for employee personnel files and contact person for all employee concerns regarding pay checks, and HRIS system questions.

Responsibilities:
• Administers bi-weekly payroll
• Administers and reviews all approved Timesheet hours in the system
• Processes requests for any manual checks, as needed.
• Serves as an administrator for the HRIS system
• On-Boarding and Off-Boarding employees in the HRIS system
• Administers and processes Background Checks
• COBRA liaison for TPA, including monthly reports of enrollees
• Benefits administration in HRIS, including enrollments, changes and terminations
• Maintains bi-weekly reports needed by the Finance Department
• Maintains payroll files and personnel files.
• Performs year-end responsibilities
• Performs any audit requests for payroll and benefits
• Reviews benefit reports to ensure the accuracy of enrollment and terminations
• Reviews monthly benefit billings for accuracy of enrolled employees
• Completes reports for management as requested
• Administers and coordinates annual open enrollment

Experience & Skills:
• 3-5 years of HR and Payroll experience
• Bachelor’s Degree
• HRIS system experience a plus, preferably with UltiPro Software
• Excellent/professional verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment.
• Proven track record of reliability and responsibility.
• Strong organizational and administrative skills. Detail oriented.
• Discreet, able to handle confidential and proprietary information appropriately. High level of integrity.
• Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Financial Analyst (Accounting)

Position Overview:
Legendary Entertainment is looking for an Experienced Accountant to work within our accounting department. This individual will be working with department senior, manager, directors and directly with the CAO.

Responsibilities:
Assist with general accounting functions such as quarter close including preparing and posting of journal entries, financial reporting, and fixed assets management
Review and analyze general ledger for accuracy
Process journal entries for any necessary adjustments to general ledger
Prepare monthly reconciliation for various accounts
Prepare consolidation worksheets utilizing production level trial balances
Manage companywide credit card allocation process including analyzing allocations for accuracy and approval
Analyze production costs at corporate level to billback to production
Prepare foreign exchange hedging analysis
Assist with preparing semi-annual reporting package as required by our parent company
Complete special projects as assigned
Other duties as required

Qualifications:
Proficient in Excel
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong analytical skills and ability.
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field required
2+ years of experience required

Contact: financejobs@legendary.com

TEMPORARY Production Finance Analyst

Position Overview:
Legendary Motion Picture Production Company is currently seeking a TV Production Finance Analyst to directly support the Production Finance Television department.

Responsibilities:
• Residuals- Set up and monitor residual information/payments and transfer information to third party processor. Process residual invoices for payment
• Audit - Assist in gathering requested documentation for various types of audits including license fee, breakage, co-production, guild compliance and production incentives
• Billing - Interpret distribution contracts for billing purposes; track incoming payments and outstanding accounts receivable. Assist in verifying financial information. Work closely with Business Affairs and Distribution departments to ensure all contracts are billed correctly
• Participations - Interpret contracts for financial reporting requirements, create and maintain participation statements, gather and verify validity of financial data, and track reporting cycles
• Optimis- work closely with Staff Accountant to account for and purge AP as shows wrap; send necessary files to Optimis for scanning
• Payroll- Sort and organize payroll for archiving and storage
• Other Duties - Help maintain reporting and tracking in the above areas as well as other tasks as required by Executive Director and SVP of Production Finance

Experience & Skills:
• At least 1 year of experience at an entertainment company
• BS Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
• Excel skills and financial accounting software experience
• Dependable, organized and strong attention to detail
• Interested in being part of a fast-paced dynamic team
• Positive attitude and flexible multi tasker
• Production accounting experience a plus

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com

Assistant, Development TV & Digital Media

Position Overview:
Working directly for the SVP, TV Development and Digital Media. Duties include managing the desk of an SVP executive, heavy scheduling and phone calls, as well as some coordinating responsibilities. This is a great opportunity to learn how development at a TV studio functions.

Responsibilities:
• Handle phones, scheduling, and other administrative duties for the desk
• Sitting in on Current meetings and taking notes
• Reading material and giving creative notes on projects

Experience & Skills:
• Talent Agency or development desk experience required
• General knowledge of the television industry
• Strong passion for Current Programming and a willingness to learn

Contact: recruiting@legendary.com