Full Time Job

Finance Manager


New York, NY 08-06-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Manager, Digital Ad Sales Finance – will provide Ad Sales Finance support for the Entertainment and Lifestyle Group's digital media properties (NBC, Bravo, Oxygen, E! Online, USA, Syfy, Universal Kids) and will be exposed to revenue-related finance/pricing for this growing and dynamic business.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide ongoing support to Director/Sr. Manager, Ad Sales Finance in fundamental reporting and analysis
• Ownership of Sales reporting and metrics analysis (weekly, monthly, quarterly)
• Support revenue forecasting process (budget, long range plan, estimates)
• Assist in monthly financial close
• Research drivers of key variances and trends
• Improve depth of existing reporting to provide better analytical tools for both Finance and Sales teams
• Leverage best practices with peers to develop consistent processes for the entire Digital Portfolio
• Execute ad hoc historical advertising spending reporting requests
• Gain in-depth knowledge of all Sales & Finance systems used for reporting (SAP, Operative, Salesforce, Business Intelligence, etc.)
• Work with Sales team to ensure that sales data is financially accurate
• Develop expertise in Internet ad market trends, growth, and competition
• Work cross-functionally on ad hoc, Sales related project work

• Bachelor's degree or similar experience
• Minimum 4+ years finance experience

Eligibility Requirements:
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in New York City
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics
• Prior experience in a finance role supporting an ad sales function within a media or entertainment company highly desired
• Demonstrated analytical strength and process mindset … ability to identify and resolve key issues quickly
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to listen, understand, and influence with various internal professionals and build strong working partnerships
• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines with accuracy
• Ability to build financial models and presentations for senior leadership
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong work ethic, positive attitude and demonstrated leadership qualities
• High energy and ability to multi-task in a fast paced, high pressure environment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d930wz-3-87-33-97-42 in your application.