• Manager, Finance

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/9/2018 10:40 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Orchard is a leading independent music, film and video distribution company distributing music from artists such as Ozuna, G Herbo, and Nina Nesbitt as well as acclaimed movies like The Dawn Wall, Bart Layton’s American Animals, and Oscar-nominated films Life, Animated and Cartel Land. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with companies of all sizes to make their music, films and videos available across hundreds of digital outlets and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.


    The Orchard is looking for a Manager, Finance to join our team in New York.


    • Leverage strong excel skill set in order to track revenue utilizing the company’s revenue accrual process. Have the ability to learn on the job and act quickly in order to react to industry-driven changes.
    • Drive tracking of expenditures across the business with bi-weekly reporting of those spends as well as maintain a reconciliation process. Liaise with Legal and other teams on an as-needed basis to understand timing of advance-related cash outflows on both a short and long-term basis.  Research and report expense issues and drive their resolution. 
    • Assemble quarterly business review documents for each of the business department leaders that is both comprehensive and easy to follow while showing actionable items required to meet year-end budgeted amounts.
    • Update and track all forecasts and budgets in order to help the business to recognize future business trends and trajectories.
    • Ensure seamless workflow within the Finance and Accounting division, focusing on the financials surrounding one vertical of our business while abiding by team and company processes and best practices.
    • Work with Sony audit and finance teams to ensure the correct accounting policy is implemented across all of the impacted documents and procedures.
    • Leverage internal and parent company (Sony) resources in order to track all invoices and oversee budget accounting process.
    • Support legal team with real time dynamic tracking of various triggered events causing incremental revenue or additional costs for projects in the company’s portfolio.
    • Participate in annual business planning budgeting process.


    • 2-3 years of experience in financial planning and analysis.
    • Advanced excel, analytical, and data management skills.
    • Ability to synthesize data-heavy information into an easily presentable format in a timely manner.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to think outside the box.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate externally with partners and internally with stakeholders across all departments.
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Previous experience working in the independent film industry a plus


    About The Orchard:

    The Orchard is a leading music, film and video distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. With a comprehensive artist & label services offering including full-service marketing, sync licensing, video services, transparent data analysis, advertising, rights management, digital and physical distribution and more, The Orchard empowers creators and businesses to grow and adapt in the dynamic global industry. For further information, visit www.theorchard.com


    The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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