Job Title:  Analyst, FP&A

Department:  Finance & Accounting

Santa Monica, CA, US

Summary of Position

The Analyst, FP&A of the Business Strategy & Planning team will play a critical role in supporting the team with the opportunity to learn about Motion Picture Finance. This role will work within the Business Strategy & Planning team as well as across verticals with the Content, Distribution and Global Marketing teams. This is a cross-vertical role with touch points across the company with a front row seat to the development and creation of new business strategies. This is an extremely exciting opportunity to contribute and develop new ways of doing business inside the industry’s largest independent motion picture studio as the business rapidly evolves. Your work will play an integral role in supporting all finance functions across the Motion Picture Group (MPG) and the Lionsgate corporate team. This is a great position for anyone that is interested in the business of film and wants to learn in an extremely fast paced and dynamic environment.


  • Contribute to the budget/financial forecast process in partnership with business leaders to deliver results aligned with judicious objectives
  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of the MPG with regard to operational judicious goals, budgets and forecasts, collaborating with senior management to set KPIs, identify opportunities, and mitigate risk
  • Partner across MPG verticals and other key functions including but not limited to Marketing, Sales, Corporate Finance, and Accounting
  • Conduct analysis and build reports on key business drivers, trends and performance indicators to provide value-added inputs to aid in go-forward business strategy
  • Play a major role in the quarterly financial forecasting process and generate analysis and reporting that guides senior leadership and Board of Directors on the state of the MPG

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field with 2+ years of experience; prior experience in entertainment industry a plus
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel; experience with financial planning systems or automated reporting tools a plus
  • Highly analytical with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, acute attention to detail, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at once
  • Critical thinker with experience in problem solving
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a high-level of noetic curiosity, focus on generating results and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards
  • An interest in movies or entertainment a plus
  • Team player who possesses a “can-do” attitude for all situations, no task too big or small to handle

About Lionsgate

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.

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