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Studio Finance Manager - Cinelease

Date: Mar 1, 2023

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Cinelease Inc. / Entertainment Industry Experience Preferred 

Full Benefits including 401K Match + Employee Stock Purchase Program



Req #: 55425

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.53 billion as of September 30, 2022. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 350 locations and has approximately 6,500 employees in North America.


We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.

Short Description

CINELEASE, INC., the entertainment industry’s leader in lighting and grip equipment rentals servicing production companies throughout the US, owned by our publicly held Parent Company HERC Rentals, is seeking a Studio Finance Manager at our Atlanta, GA Business Hub.   

Company Description

Cinelease is the largest independent motion picture equipment rental house in the USA, with our company headquarters in Los Angeles and multiple branch locations throughout the country. Cinelease has serviced thousands of feature film and television productions with premier lighting and grip equipment and has built its reputation with over 40 years of exceptional service to the studios and independent production companies.    

The Job:

Responsible for managing, maintaining and overseeing the financial activity of the Company’s Studio business. These specific duties include maintaining internal financial reporting, preparing and analyzing budgets, establishing and maintaining studio policies and operating procedures, and provide Management the essential financial information and analysis to make decisions on new ventures. In addition, will assist and oversee the processing of daily studio transactions including billing, payables, receivables and revenue and expense summaries and data support. 


  • Develops, oversees and maintains Studio operating budget and assists in Studio planning process and business cases for new ventures.
  • Providing financial analysis to Studio Management Team to support Company’s ROI and financial operating business plans.
  • Establishes, monitors and enforces financial procedures and controls for Studio business based upon Corporate guidelines.
  • Prepares special reports and operating data by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Interacts with customers and vendors on the phone, email, and in-person.
  • Coordinates information flow for billing, cost reports, and payables with Corporate HQ.
  • Assists in the processing and accuracy of customer billings.
  • Monitors and maintains the renewals on studio customer insurance policies.
  • Assist in the review studio management, lease, license or revenue share agreements. 

Professional Experience

4+ years’ experience in finance or accounting.
Comprehensive knowledge of all finance, financial planning, corporate finance and accounting areas of a business.
Financial and/or commercial management role in a public company or Division of major international U.S. public company
3 to 5 years of entertainment industry experience

Educational Background

BS in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
CPA and/or MBA required


  • Excellent grasp of competition and competitive performance.
  • Ability to translate new product offerings, competitive, and strategic offerings into financial plans
  • Expert in business case development.
  • Uses financial information, know how, and insights to effectively influence partner and business leaders in support of value creating activities
  • Works effectively in and across complex organizations, ability to build relationships across the organization
  • Uses business processes to his/her advantage to get result

Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.


Keeping you healthy

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

Life and disability insurance

Flex spending and health savings accounts

Virtual Health Visits

24 Hour Nurse Line

Healthy Pregnancy Program

Tobacco Cessation Program

Weight Loss Program



Building Your Financial Future

401(k) plan with company match

Employee Stock Purchase Program



Life & Work Harmony

Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

Paid parental leave.

Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Mechanic Tool reimbursement of up to $300 per year

Auto & Home Insurance Discounts


Protecting You & Your Family

Company Paid Life Insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Company Paid Disability Insurance

Supplemental Disability Insurance

Group Legal Plan

Critical Illness Insurance

Accident Insurance


Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.



Please email resumes to:  [email protected]

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