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Senior FP&A Manager


Warsaw, Poland 04-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Reporting to the Finance Director, this role will work closely with Discovery Golf business teams, central Digital FP&A, FP&A CoE in Poland to provide support for month-end close, annual / long-range planning and ad-hoc analysis on revenue and cost drivers to further optimize the business and drive long-term efficiencies

• Support Finance Director in delivering month-end close, monthly reforecast, annual budgets & ad hoc analysis with a view to integrate standard processes into the Centre of Excellence

• Business partner Golf team and manage day to day needs of the digital business – taking ownership of new projects, providing sound financial analysis to determine both short and long-term impact on the business

• Liaise with suppliers and key external partners to ensure the financial flow is correct and accurately represented in the P&L

• Month-end close process including
• Develop monthly financial reports for each budget owner to accurately track spend and give greater insight into performance of the business and underlying KPIs

• Create monthly volume and revenue reporting to track growth of the business and give greater insight into key metrics including acquisition costs, revenue per user, long-term value for registered and paid subscribers

• Prepare monthly reforecast liaising with budget owners helping them understand financial impact of their decisions and translate it into risk and opportunities

• Support Accounting in ensuring that monthly results are accurate

• Continuously improve reporting capabilities
• Annual & Long-Range Business Planning
• Create and maintain comprehensive models to capture forecast inputs and summarise into clear and concise outputs, with the ability to be dynamically adjusted for scenario analysis

• Clearly articulate the key hydraulics that are driving variances YOY and to prior forecasts

• Ensure that the forecast of revenue and costs are fully underpinned by detailed operational assumptions

• Use the model to give insight into rolling forecast

• Identify key risks and opportunities
• Other Projects
• Develop robust model analysing direct to consumer performance considering profile of the subs, acquisition costs, roll to pay, revenue per user, long-term value for registered and paid subscribers. Monitor performance on the monthly basis aligning with accounting to book the correct revenue

• Drive the development of marketing budgets to support investment decisions; develop scenarios to facilitate decision making around levels of marketing spend

• Initiate cost transformation activities to optimise cost base while still delivering the same benefits to the organisation

• Use the integrated models to embed the standardised activities in the Centre of Excellence in Poland

• Dynamic, passionate and inquisitive

• Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field / Qualified Accountant

• 5-7 years' experience in financial analysis, business planning, or accounting

• A background in digital media or consumer products preferred

• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, work independently, with strong attention to detail

• Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word & PowerPoint or equivalent

• Strong communications and interpersonal skills including ability to communicate financial concepts to non-financial people

• Experience of business partnering, financial planning displaying strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Ability to challenge investment decisions and comfortable having difficult conversations with non-financial stakeholders

• Proactive mindset - the ability to identify and act on information before being asked to

• Ability to respond to change quickly but also systematically

• Previous experience in a multinational environment would be advantageous

Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.