Full Time Job

Affiliate Finance Manager


New York, NY 04-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview and Responsibilities

We are looking for a Manager to join the Reporting and Analysis team. The Reporting and Analysis team provides financial reporting and analytical support to the US Network Distribution, Corporate FP&A, Controllership and various divisions within Finance. This position will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of forecasts and budgets, tracking performance, handling the monthly reporting of revenue and expenses, and ensuring the accurate and timely recognition of all financial information.


In partnership with the Vice President of Affiliate Finance, the Manager will:
• Manage consolidation and reporting of monthly/quarterly close, forecasting, budgeting, and long-range plans
• Assist with the monthly analysis and reconciliation of Accounts Receivable balances, bad debt reserves, and deferred revenue entries
• Ensure the integrity of data transferred among various financial applications, and balancing between data warehouse to various reporting systems
• Proactive in the identification of data errors and work with Information Systems & Technology group to trace and correct the root of any errors and implement a solution
• Continuously establish and improve reporting processes and data flow to guarantee that deadlines are met and that projects are completed on a timely basis
• Help lead all aspects of and enforce adherence to internal controls
• Ad hoc reporting and analyses
• Assist with reconciliation of invoices and the SAP month end expense reporting

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree required, a focus in Accounting, Finance, or related area preferred
• Strong experience with Excel and PowerPoint. Must be comfortable working with large data sets and databases

Additional Qualifications
• 3-5 years of related FP&A and/or accounting experience preferred
• Private/Public background preferred with a CPA or candidate a plus
• Experience with forecasting/ reporting tools (e.g., Longview)
• Experience with general ledger systems (e.g., SAP)
• Experience working with large volumes of data and reporting tools (ex: Tableau, Cognos)
• Knowledge of financial principles and analyses
• Analytical problem-solving skills, ability to contextualize data effectively and efficiently
• Able to lead multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proactive self-starter and phenomenal teammate, ability to learn quickly, be flexible and adapt to changing industry and organizational landscape
• Interest in and passion for media and technology