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Senior FP&A Manager

  • Moonbug Entertainment
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 17/11/2023
Full time Finance

Job Description

Thank you for considering the Senior FP&A Manager role with Moonbug Entertainment, an award-winning global entertainment company inspiring kids everywhere to laugh, learn and grow.  The company is behind some of the biggest kids’ entertainment brands in the world including CoComelon and Blippi. Moonbug believes every child should have access to our entertaining and enriching content, which is why our shows are available on more than 150 video platforms globally including Netflix, Disney+, BBC iPlayer and YouTube Kids. Moonbug is also a global leader in pre-school music and audio experiences, available on 100+ audio platforms globally. Moonbug brands extend far beyond the screen to include streaming music, toys, games, books, live events, and even theme park exhibits.  

Moonbug is part of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises.

The Role

Due to growth, we are now looking to appoint an experienced Senior Financial Planning & Analysis (FPA) Manager: Studio to join our Studio Finance FPA team in a newly created position. In this role you would be working as part of the team who are responsible for the budgeting and forecasting process, rolling revenue forecasts, long range planning, cashflow forecasting and adhoc projects.


  • Owning all components of the budget, forecasts and rolling model 
  • Assistance with reporting and variance analysis
  • Assistance with the preparation of FPA related internal and external communications including board presentation materials and monthly report packs
  • Audit of music label and publishing statements to ensure validity of data and that contractual commitments are being met
  • Calculating and processing 3rd party royalty statements and monitoring debtors/payables for Music Label related transactions
  • Modelling for music business cases
  • Assistance with Long Range Planning (LRP) 
  • Support strategic initiatives. e.g., acquisition integration
  • Ad hoc projects as they arise


  • Strong interpersonal skills, a collaborative nature, confident presentation capabilities and a proactive approach
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in budgeting, forecasting, and modeling or general finance experience of 5 years minimum
  • Fully qualified accountant would be an advantage 
  • Advanced Excel experience essential
  • PowerPoint knowledge preferred 
  • Creative problem-solving skills and critical thinking
  • A team player, but also able to work autonomously
  • Experience using NetSuite & Smart Accounting preferred 
  • Experience in animation or live action is preferred
  • Media experience in animation or live action is preferred


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Wellness Resources
  • Others
  • $130K-140K