Job Title:  Coordinator, Theatrical Finance

Department:  Sales & Distribution
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

The Lionsgate Theatrical Distribution department is seeking a detail-oriented candidate to support Accounts Receivable functions for Lionsgate Theatrical releases in the domestic U.S. market. Candidate will work closely with the Theatrical Sales department to facilitate the release of content to theaters, invoice circuits, and apply payments. This role offers tremendous learning opportunity for a highly-motivated self-starter, with exposure to many aspects of the theatrical release cycle and theaters across the country.

Responsibilities

  • Invoice and collect film rental and related revenue from Theater Circuits in the U.S. market.
  • Apply film rent payments from Theater Owners and Circuits in TDS system.
  • Audit and process box office reports.
  • Reconcile trial balances, audit payment terms and revenue calculations.
  • Review and report account status and payment information for each account to Sales team weekly.
  • Review and recommend credit status changes.
  • Audit and process credit refunds, as needed.
  • Strategize and execute collection initiatives and holds for upcoming theatrical releases.
  • Complete all necessary payment applications and reconciliation for month-end reporting.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office suite, with advanced experience in MS Excel (formulas, pivot tables),
  • A minimum of two years of experience in Accounts Receivable, or Collections,
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business or Accounting, with coursework in Media, Entertainment, or equivalent,
  • Successful candidate must be analytical, highly motivated, detail-oriented, and an organized multi-tasker, with confident and professional communication skills,
  • Prior industry experience is preferable, with a passionate interest in Film, Entertainment, Media and Box Office.

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

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
 
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

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