Financial Planning & Analysis Lead, Video Programming

Culver City, California, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Mar 13, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200008096
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You’ll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is essential to upholding our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have a meaningful role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. This is an exciting opportunity, rich in analysis and playing a critical role in supporting strategic decision-making. This role will report to the Head of Financial Planning and will oversee a slate of titles. This includes but is not limited to forecasting, reporting and tracking spend on a by title basis. As this is a startup initiative within Apple inc. the right person for this role will be hands on as well as strategic able to manage the day to day responsibilities with an eye towards company expansion.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of public and/or private accounting experience required
  • Television production or entertainment (ASC 926 or ASC 920) experience required
  • Proven track record of financial analysis expertise
  • Experience with SAP, Essbase and advanced knowledge of Excel preferred
  • Exceptionally detail oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, manage multiple projects, grasp new concepts, problem solve
  • Ability to work comfortably with high level of ambiguity and complexity
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred


- Responsible for maintaining a slate of titles from a planning and accounting perspective - Prepare amortization and cashflow requirements for monthly forecasts and long range plan - Manage close financials for associated slate - Collaborate with production finance and business affairs teams to maintain latest budgets and financial deal terms - Provide variance analysis to track changes in slate and support slate expansion - Interpret complex contractual arrangements and present financial implications - Ensure business compliance with policies and procedures as required by Sarbanes Oxley

Education & Experience

- Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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