Job Title:  Sr. Systems Analyst/SFA

Department:  Finance & Accounting

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Lionsgate has an immediate need for a System Administrator/Sr. Financial Analyst in the Corporate FP&A department. The position’s primary role is to maintain the company’s SAP-BPC environments that service the company’s global planning, finance and accounting groups. The position will also provide general planning and analytical support to the FP&A group, including extensive involvement with the annual budget and quarterly forecast processes.


  • Serve as the primary Application Administrator for the Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP-BPC 10.1) system which has two environments with multiple models.  
  • Manage and maintain master data, perform routine maintenance, and work with IT to execute processes and troubleshoot technical issues
  • Validate and reconcile financial planning system with the G/L and oversee the actualizing process during the quarterly closes/forecasts
  • Ensure adequate roles/controls are maintained and verify data integrity of systems, processes, and data
  • Communicate status and document system/process changes including BPC functionality, enhancements, and improvement for financial reporting
  • Train and assist users in using BPC and troubleshoot data discrepancies
  • Translate business needs into BPC solutions and communicate BPC technical matter in business terminology
  • Provide quantitative and analytical support for corporate planning during the quarterly forecasts/closes
  • Produce select financial reporting to various groups within organization, including senior management 

Qualifications and Skills

  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Finance, or Accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years of systems and/or finance experience; preferably in entertainment
  • Demonstrable experience with Financial Planning and Consolidation tools (BPC, Hyperion, Anaplan, etc.) and SAP R3/BW 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; ideally proficient in VBA
  • A solid understanding of accounting principals 
  • Great communication skills which includes the ability to speak and write clearly and concisely with BPC users across the company 

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.

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)


$75,000 - $90,000

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