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Production Analyst - Theatre

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Tom Chadwick
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 10 April 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH109198

Production Analyst - Theatre

Leading and rapidly expanding Theatre group are looking for a highly professional and proactive Production Analyst with excellent communication skills. Self-motivated, with a strong sense of customer service, you will be flexible to ever-changing business priorities, have a calm attitude and be solution focused.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse financial and non-financial data to create actionable insight to the future profitability of the productions & programming
  • Support the Head of Production Finance in delivery of the production budgeting and forecasting process
  • Assist in developing reporting, forecasting and budget models to support the business as necessary, including regular KPI reporting
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to agree pricing and commission (royalty) requirements
  • Review royalty statements and distribution to royalty holders
  • Maintain a financial database for all productions
  • Contribute to the preparation of the monthly management accounts, challenging results to ensure accuracy and providing reporting and analysis as appropriate
  • Actively work with operational management to develop an understandings of production performance, carrying out research to identify opportunities to grow revenue and profit
  • Challenge and control the making of informed business decisions, using both financial and non-financial metrics
  • As required, prepare information in support of strategic presentations. Understand the needs and wants of key stakeholders to provide them with what they need
  • Prepare thorough and consistent production models, challenging assumptions, preparing sensitivity and return on investment analysis
  • Build key stakeholder relationships and communicate frequently with producers and production accounting teams to ensure costs are tracked and data is accurate
  • Assist with internal and external audits
  • Respond to ad-hoc data and analysis requests in a timely and effective manner
  • Any adhoc duties as and when required

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum three years' financial experience, production accounting experience is desirable
  • Theatre Production Accounting would be ideal
  • Experience with union shows and guidelines
  • Proficient in building budgets
  • Well organised, process driven, and delivery focused
  • Ability to turn complex concepts into simple language
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and proficient user of Microsoft PowerPoint; experience with PowerBI also desirable

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