Job Title:  Analyst, TV Finance

Department:  Finance & Accounting

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Lionsgate is currently seeking an Analyst for its TV Finance & Operations team. This position will assist the group in its efforts to forecast and track the performance of the Lionsgate TV business and support development initiatives.  


  • Assist in managing quarterly corporate reporting process. Analyze and review for accounting accuracy and forecasting to corporate accounting group and corporate FP&A group
  • Review, analyze and track variances on TV ultimates for unscripted TV shows
  • Review reporting provided by the productions (cost reports, ledgers and Trial Balances) for unscripted TV shows
  • Support unscripted TV  production accountant in meeting corporate deadlines
  • Work cross-functionally across the finance, production business affairs and development teams
  • Assist with the consolidation, review, and analyze divisional forecasts/budgets for both P&L and Cash Flow to provide financials to senior management
  • Perform ad hoc financial analyses and miscellaneous projects as needed

Qualifications and Skills

  • BS/BA in business, accounting, or finance strongly preferred
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Strong research and analytical skills and comfort with complex numerical analysis
  • Strong interpersonal and financial skills
  • No media and entertainment industry experience is necessary; however, the ideal candidate will be highly motivated to pursue a career in business/finance in the media and entertainment industry. The ideal candidate will also be a self-starter and have a strong work ethic.

Nice to Haves

  • Accounting experience (1 – 2 years)
  • Proactive and eagerness to learn

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world.  The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

Business Unit Overview

Lionsgate Television 
Lionsgate Television is one of the foremost third-party suppliers of premium scripted series to streaming, broadcast and cable platforms alike while also serving as a prolific supplier of premium content to Starz. Drawing upon its production partnerships with many of the top content creators, it supplies dozens of scripted series to more than 20 different network partners. With a reputation for creating “brand-defining” shows for a diverse range of platforms, Lionsgate Television has produced and distributed the iconic long-running series Mad Men, one of the most acclaimed shows in television history, the ground-breaking Orange is the New Black, Weeds, Nurse Jackie, Nashville, Dear White People and many others while continuing to develop strong slates of acclaimed new series. Lionsgate also operates a robust in-house unscripted television business partnering with a diverse array of linear and streaming platforms. Lionsgate television series have garnered 238 Emmy® nominations, 38 Emmys®, 66 Golden Globe® nominations and nine Golden Globe® wins.
The Lionsgate Television Group collaborates closely with the Company’s other television businesses, including Debmar-Mercury, a leading producer and syndicator of evergreen game and talk shows, Pilgrim Media, one of the top producers of unscripted series, and 3 Arts Entertainment, a leading talent management and production company that has become a major television production partner and a source of top talent for all of the Company’s businesses. The Lionsgate Worldwide Television Distribution Group licenses the Company’s feature film and television slates, 17,000-title film and television library, one of the largest in the world, and Starz’s original programming slate to nearly every major OTT and linear platform through a global network of deep customer relationships.  

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles