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Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis


Arlington, VA 8 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Position Title: Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (Hybrid)

Department: Financial Planning & Analysis

Corporate Area: CFO Group

Status: Full-Time/Regular/Exempt
Supervisor: Senior Director, Finance

Direct Reports: None

Position Overview:

The Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis will play a critical role at PBS. This position will be responsible for the preparation of financial reporting, the development and maintenance of business planning models, annual budgets, and the analysis of financial data and trends.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Collaborates with other members of the FP&A Team and business managers to prepare monthly financial reporting and analysis focused on key business drivers and identifies noteworthy business insights for senior management.

• Supports monthly and quarterly variance analysis of business performance versus annual budget, forecast and prior year.

• Develops and maintains PBS long-range planning and forecasting models.

• Analyzes current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue and expense.

• Continually evaluates financial and operational results to ensure alignment with management's overall corporate budget and key priorities.

• Contributes to the creation of the annual operating plan and budget and quarterly forecasts

• Prepares accurate and timely analysis and reporting to assist PBS leadership in assessing performance and making decisions.

• Assists in the preparation of presentation materials for the PBS Board of Directors.

• Presents ad hoc business analysis and recommendations to senior management.

• Supports the Senior Director of Finance, VP of Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

Requirements for success:
• Bachelor's degree in business or related field required

• 4+ years of experience in corporate finance or financial planning and analysis

• Strong analytic, financial modeling and reporting skills

• Demonstrated attention to detail, the ability to deal with ambiguity, and can work successfully and effectively on cross-functional teams

• Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to tailor communications to various levels of management

• Experience in financial modeling and business process analysis

• Ability to dive deep to analyze data, to develop meaningful insights and summarize key observations and recommendations in a succinct manner

• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel

• Proven ability to build strategic working relationships and collaborate effectively with all levels across the organization

• Innovative thinker with demonstrated problem-solving skills and a focus on continuous process improvement

• Experience using ERP, Planning and Reporting tools.

• Proven ability to work effectively in team environment

• Strong work ethic with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

• Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field a plus

• Prior media/entertainment industry and/or non-profit experience is a strong plus

• Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination required.

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the EEOC and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0e4j1-18-232-177-219-42 in your application.

Company Profile

PBS and our member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS's educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way.