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(Contract) Anime Production Finance Coordinator (JET Program) - Japan

Netflix, Tokyo, Japan

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Duration: Full-Time


Netflix is developing the industry’s next generation of Production Finance professionals who will work with the Content and Production teams in Tokyo, Japan. The Junior Executive Training (JET) Program is an entry-level production finance position with rotations through our in-house production headquarters as well as on-set of our original productions. For 8 months of the year, JET coordinators will support Netflix Production Finance Executives and Production Finance Associates from our offices. For the remaining 4 months of the year, you’ll be on set of a Netflix production, working as a member of the production accounting team. JET Coordinators will be working with Content groups including Series, Features, Anime, Documentaries, Stand-Up, Talk Shows, and Unscripted productions.

Exceptional JET Coordinators will have the opportunity to develop into Production Finance Associates. This is a two-year rotational program composed of hands-on work, educational seminars, and mentorship. Our next JET class is scheduled to begin January 2022.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Immersive and comprehensive training in Production Finance and Production Accounting while supporting the Production Finance Team.
  • Partner with Production Finance Associate to manage studio paid costs, bank reconciliations, show fundings, accounts payable and relationship management with outside production accounting teams.

Requirements:

  • Candidates are required to be highly analytical and be strong and effective communicators. 
  • He/she must thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, focus on generating results and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics. 
  • Candidates must be self-motivated, disciplined, highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • High aptitude and enthusiasm for complex problem solving and analysis utilizing financial applications, including great Excel skills.
  • Very strong written communication skills and experience in facilitating and presenting analyses.
  • Entertainment industry interest required.
  • Fluency in English and Japanese languages is required. 
  •  A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Film is preferred
  • Must be willing to travel to location for several months at a time, when travel is possible.
  • Due to the nature and scope of this role, we will need to run a background check prior to starting with us.
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