Full Time Job

Manager, DtC Expense


Los Angeles, CA 01-27-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job

The Manager will manage and execute the daily activities supporting the Direct to Consumer (DTC) Finance team, including the preparation, review, and presentation of accurate, timely, and relevant financial reporting, planning and analysis, much of which is strategically focused. With a clear understanding of the industry, this role will serve as a business knowledgeable advisor by preparing and reviewing forecasts, budgets, long range plans and financial or business analyses that demonstrate the underlying key business drivers and the ultimate impact on the business unit. Responsibilities include auditing financial reports, developing tracking and reporting initiatives, validating financial data, enforcing internal controls and identifying major risks and opportunities. This position will assist with the supervision of financial analysis staff, setting goals, providing direction, supporting and assisting in career development plans. Advanced knowledge of the principles and theories of finance, statistics, and other related disciplines to plan, design and conduct financial business analyses is critical for this role.

The Daily
• Manage the planning, coordination and preparation of the DTC business forecasts, budgets and long-range plans process to ensure they are done in a timely and organized manner
• Conduct and participate in meetings with business unit's Financial and Operating Senior Management teams and other business partners to gain insight into overall financial strategies
• Ensure the accuracy, relevancy and integrity of all information on financial statements reported in the P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, variances and rollforward schedules
• Prepare financial statement consolidations
• Develop innovative analyses that measure financial and operational performance in ways not captured on basic financial statements
• Assist in the creation of robust and sophisticated financial and business models, test the models for insight, and present findings
• Develop and implement analytical tools and ensure that analyses add value by providing timely and pertinent information to support management decision making
• Manage and facilitate the financial and management reporting function; review and validate the information in complex reports that are produced on a daily, weekly and/or monthly basis using various applications (e.g. Excel, Hyperion)
• Act as project manager and/or participate in cross-division projects; organize meetings, collect and summarize data, present findings in an Executive Summary format

The Essentials
• BA/BS degree, preferably in Finance, Accounting or Economics
• CPA or MBA preferred
• 5 - 6 years of progressive Finance experience
• Experience in a role with demonstrated leadership (led/participated in major projects/teams, provided guidance to other staff)
• Financial analysis, forecasting and budgeting experience required
• Consolidated management reporting and presentation skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and make high level recommendations to senior leadership
• Ability to manage multiple high-profile projects and work in a fast-paced, project/deadline-driven environment
• Outstanding analytical skills with the ability to apply in order to influence and drive decision making
• Ability to work effectively with a team and constituents that span multiple geographies globally
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Prior experience with standard financial applications (Hyperion Essbase or related) preferred
• Knowledge and passion for Media/Entertainment industry a plus