Full Time Job

Senior Financial Analyst


Remote / Virtual 02-05-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Financial Analyst (Remote)

Scripps offers a remote work option for this position

The Senior Financial Analyst provides support to one or more networks, shared services and local media stations with responsibilities including items such as month end close, planning/forecasting and analysis in a variety of areas.

• Support the execution of the company's financial planning and metric-based reporting, with a heavy focus on budgeting and forecasting.
• Take ownership of the network/shared service financials during the month end close process including working with Corporate Accounting to identify missing entries and explaining significant variances to plan.
• Analyze variances to forecast and budgets and provide the data to leadership.
• Support the Senior Director, Finance in ad hoc analysis and analysis of key operating metrics.
• Heavy focus on revenue analysis and financial modeling.
• Analyze financial data included in Company's internal and external financial reports.
• Maintain effective communication and coordination with department.
• Analyze strategic investments and support decision making.
• Stay abreast of industry developments and network performance against competition.
• Prepare analysis for monthly reporting as well as perform ad hoc analysis as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

• BS in Finance or related discipline or equivalent experience
• 5 - 7 years of experience in financial planning and analysis
• FPAC (Certified Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis Professional), preferred

• Strong financial and analytical skills
• Solid understanding of financial concepts
• Media experience is a plus, digital media interest and aptitude essential
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees
• Ability to work well independently
• Must possess strong attention to detail
• Ability to maintain confidential information
• Ability to lead projects with multiple team members, reaching out to multiple functions
• Ability to identify issues and develop and implement solutions with minimal direction
• Ability to conceptualize and build financial models from start to finish
• Ability to meet required deadlines and handle multiple projects concurrently
• This role requires critical thinking skills, as well as a broad business background with skills and experience in strategic and financial analysis
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team and collaborate with local station staff.
• Strong foundation using MS Office tools (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) with specific knowledge of pivot tables, macros and other key tools for organizing data. Must have advanced Excel skills

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Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.