Do you want to provide financial insights in a highly creative environment, and become part of the leading producer and distributor of feature films and TV series in the Nordic region? Are you experienced in accounting and project controlling, and do you want to apply this experience in a world with some of the great films that have been developed over the last 100 years? If yes, please continue to read.
As Financial Controller at SF Studios in Sweden, you are the financial partner to the producers, production managers and production management. Your tasks will center on financial controlling in the production projects and for the Production business area, where you make monthly and annual closing processes. You will oversee costs and make adequate recommendations. You are the point of contact for the external auditor, report to the Swedish Film Institute, and collaborate closely with the business stakeholders. The job will contain lots of international contacts. Some of your tasks include:
Business operations and financial controlling
Support producers and production staff in Sweden with day-to-day financial activities
Oversee financial activities in our UK and US companies.
Provide adequate support and recommendations to managers and producers within SF Studios for decision-making.
Cost controlling of direct costs, overhead costs and suggest potential cost-saving initiatives.
Overall responsible for cashflow analysis, planning, and liaise with group cash pool.
Ensure that payment processes within the Swedish production follow SF Studios’ authorization rules and signatory policy.
Main point of contact towards external vendor for transactional finance processes (Cognizant)
Monthly and annual closing processes
Ensure that intercompany balances are reported and fulfill SF Studios accounting instructions.
Ensure that all production costs and revenues are booked within the period and book accruals as needed.
Reporting of monthly results and balance sheet reporting in line with SF Studios reporting schedule.
Ensure that monthly reporting of production revenues, WIP and EBITA meets SF Studios accounting principles.
Ensure fulfillment with annual reporting processes and deadlines.
Business processes and transformation projects
Process adjustments or projects that will improve financial statements and reporting.
Overall responsible for financial reporting to domestic and international institutions.
Support with documentation to PWC audits and respond to audit requests.
Provide documentation for production audits and ensure eligibility criteria of SFI support.
In this role, you will report to the Finance Manager for the Financial Controlling Production team. The work location is in the heart of Stockholm.
To be successful in this role, and at SF Studios, we believe you have:
At least 7 years’ experience within financial controlling
Relevant academic credentials in Finance or Accounting
Good Excel and PowerPoint skills, enabling rapid assimilation of key insights/messages.
Fluent in Swedish and good knowledge of English.
Experience in cash flow management, balance sheets, tax, and more.
ERP knowledge, and experience with Agresso is an advantage.
Previous experience in the film-tv business is a big plus!
As a person, we believe you are analytical and have a great understanding of how to divide problems into relevant parts, securing quality in the details while keeping the overview of the deliverables. You have excellent financial acumen and great communication skills. Furthermore, you are a true team player! One of our values is to work together as one team – so we help each other out when needed.
At SF Studios, we welcome applicants from all walks of life. You will work with highly engaged people with competences ranging from movie production to finance and sales. We are diverse – but the one thing we all have in common is our passion for films and TV series. If you have a business mindset and an interest in entertainment – you will feel right at home!
If this sounds like a dream job for you – apply today! We will review applications ongoing. We look forward to hearing from you!
For questions, turn to Finance Manager Magnus Lindberg, [email protected]. Please note that applications sent through email will not be considered - thank you for applying through our website. We kindly decline contact from recruitment agencies regarding this position.
About the company
SF Studios, founded in 1919, is one of the world’s oldest film companies and the leading film studio in the Nordic region. Its business includes production and distribution of feature films and TV series and the streaming platform SF Anytime. SF Studios has its head office in Stockholm, Sweden and subsidiaries in Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki and London, and is part of the leading Nordic media company Bonnier AB.