Sony Pictures Entertainment Media Networks Finance Planning Intern, SPT- Fall 2018 in Culver City, California

Media Networks Finance Planning Intern, SPT- Fall 2018

Media Networks Finance is part of Sony Pictures Television and has 90+ fully operated domestic & international channels in India, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Africa. The Media Networks Finance Planning group is responsible for the consolidation, analysis, and reporting of quarterly forecasts (FRM), annual Budget, and Mid-Range Plan (MRP).


Interns responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Create/update internal schedules in preparation of Budget, Forecasts, and MRP.

  • Assist with confirming/managing data in the IPS planning system

  • Update by-region spreads in IPS with Cash actuals

  • Update historical FX, P&L, and Cash schedules

  • Attend meetings with regional Business Managers to understand cause of change from prior plans

  • Other Ad hoc reporting & projects based on requests

The intern will gain experience/exposure to the following:

  • Quarterly (Q2, Q3) and multi-year (2018 MRP) forecasting consolidation, review, analysis, and submission

  • Insight into what drives Profit & Loss and Cash Flow variances from plans

  • General understanding of the Media Networks business

  • Exposure to other teams within Media Networks (staff meetings, team building events)


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university for the duration of the internship and able to work part time

  • Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Accounting/Finance

  • Strong Excel skills (including Vlookup, If/Then formulas)

  • Attention to detail; strong organizational and communication skills

  • Intellectual curiosity and analytical mind

  • Ability to handle projects with limited supervision

  • Interest in entertainment industry


The Sony Pictures Entertainment Internship program offers a unique opportunity to work alongside the teams that come together to create movies, TV shows, and other great experiences. These seasonal paid assignments provide meaningful and productive work that allow you to build your resume, experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks, real-world experience, valuable networking opportunities, and many educational and social opportunities while on the lot.

This Fall internship is from Tuesday, September 11th through December 14th but is flexible with start date based on school schedule. All candidates must be able to work between 10-29 hours and be currently enrolled in a college or university.

  • Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.