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the-clock information. Through the powerful journalism from our newsroom, engaging content from our content marketing studio, or through targeted advertising solutions, brands and marketers rely on us to reach highly engaged, educated, and influential audiences through a variety of media and experiences.
The Senior Financial Analyst Financial Planning and Analysis will provide a primary role in leading reporting efforts across functions, with a focus on analyzing data to inform management, driving accountability, and guiding business decisions.
In addition, this role will provide support for ad hoc analyses and tasks that require the manipulation and reconciliation of large sets of data from multiple systems to assist in annual budgeting and long-
term financial planning. As this person will be instrumental to our continued success, a keen understanding of the media industry and subscription-
based business models will be a significant plus. Media is a fast-paced industry and requires us to be nimble and responsive.
This position is located in our Boston headquarters and reports directly to the Associate Director - Financial Planning and Analysis. You have :
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
A minimum of 3-5 years of finance experience, and advanced knowledge of Excel.
Participated in financial reporting, budgeting, resource allocation processes, and long-term strategic planning at previous organizations.
Strong organization and presentation skills, with a demonstrated ability to take ownership of activities and projects, while maintaining accuracy and precision.
Strong communication and project management skills. A track-record of thriving in an agile, entrepreneurial environment is also key.
Familiarity with Adaptive Insights for forecasting / budgeting and NetSuite financials is a plus. You will :
Serve as the primary analytical resource and business partner for a variety of financial analyses.
Contribute to the the annual budget process alongside other team members and stakeholders across the organization.
Prepare and evolve, as appropriate, templates and presentations for monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting.
Investigate and analyze variances between actual and plan on a monthly basis for assigned functional areas.
Collaborate with the accounting / GL team.
Collaborate with revenue teams across the organization to support long-range forecasting and the evaluation of strategic business decisions.
Continuously improve and develop new reporting systems and processes.