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Manager, FP&A, Ads

Netflix

London, United Kingdom 02-13-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.

We've recently introduced a new ad-supported plan, offering a more affordable price point for customers. To support this exciting new area of the business, we are building out the Financial Planning & Analysis team to lead the budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning for this exciting new initiative.

We are currently looking for a Manager to lead Financial Planning & Analysis for our Ads business in the EMEA region. In this role you will have the opportunity to learn and grow quickly in this space, collaborating closely with a highly cross-functional and global team. This role will work closely with the Netflix Ads EMEA leadership team to oversee short and long term planning for ads revenue and expenses across Sales, Operations, Measurement and other supporting functions. Furthermore, you'll collaborate with the global Ads finance and strategy team in Los Angeles, consolidating the complete financial outlook for the business.

The ideal candidate is a selfless, curious, passionate leader with exceptional analytical, financial modeling, and communication skills. We are looking for someone who can drive financial planning with a strategic lens. This role demands comfort with ambiguity, collaborative problem-solving, and the capability to manage complex work streams with multiple stakeholders.

Visit our culture memo and long-term view to learn more about the unique Netflix culture and the opportunity to be part of our team. The position reports dually to both the global head of Ads FP&A located in Los Angeles and the regional FP&A leader located in EMEA.

Responsibilities will include:
• Oversee short and long term financial and headcount planning covering the full ads business P&L (i.e. revenue through expenses) for the EMEA region
• Coordination with Ads Strategy, Planning & Analysis colleagues to model and consolidate financial impact of product, plan, pricing changes.
• Perform ad hoc financial analyses to deliver insights, facilitate trade off discussions, scenario plan, opportunity size, etc.
• Create insightful presentations to summarize analyses and facilitate decision-making
• Ownership of our financial projections and assumptions in planning systems including Anaplan, Workday, Essbase, Tableau
• Develop KPIs, metrics and dashboards to track ongoing impact of Ads business.
• Creation, standardization, and automation of management reporting in dashboards, reports, & templates
• Building strong relationships with wide group of stakeholders (Ad Sales & Ops, Data Science, Accounting, Talent Acquisition/HR, etc.) and be able to effectively communicate financial tracking/impact

Qualifications
• 5+ years of experience in a fast-paced, highly analytical environment. Prior experience in advertising FP&A, management consulting, strategic finance in tech or high-growth startups is preferred
• Experience building & refining financial reporting processes, with high ambiguity and shifting requirements
• Strong modeling skills and comfort with manipulating large datasets in Excel, Google Sheets, Tableau, and other data visualization tools
• Candidates must be motivated, disciplined, flexible, able to work autonomously, and perform tasks with a wide range of difficulties
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to build successful relationships and partners at all levels
• Very strong project management, planning, & organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and deliver work under tight timelines.
• A strong attention to detail with strong judgment on when to apply the 80/20 rule to address problems.
• Familiarity with financial systems such as Workday, Essbase, Anaplan, sales incentive compensation, and general knowledge of the streaming advertising and ad tech ecosystem is a plus, though not required.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj43bb-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.