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Financial Analyst

Location : New York (Hybrid)
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Compensation : 48.28 USD/HOUR
Start Date : 04/29/2024
End Date : 10/28/2024
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : Bachelorís Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics

Job Description :
DET is seeking a Financial Analyst who will be responsible for financial analysis and reporting.This includes cost tracking, budget/forecasts/long range plans, trending analysis, and ad hoc projects to drive business performance.

  • Provide inputs for the Long Range Plan, Annual Operating Plan, and regular forecasts; share updates on significant changes and areas of potential opportunity/risk

  • Analyze financial performance of the News Digital operations and provide suggestions and input on opportunities for improvement

  • Update regular reports with actual performance compared to expectations, and share insights with business partners and Finance leaders

  • Partner with other Finance teams to gather inputs for forecasts and reports, and explanations for variances and unexpected items

  • Assist in the monthly/quarterly close process, including journal entries and analysis of performance vs. expectations

  • Develop reporting tools to provide a better understanding of business results and trends

  • Work with leaders and other Finance teams to identify process improvements and more efficient ways of working

  • Support additional ad-hoc projects across the news platform, including strategic initiatives, programming changes, and other business changes

Required Qualifications :
 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics, or similar analytical field

  • 1 year relevant experience with close/forecasting/consolidations/data analysis/financial modeling

  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint

  • Detail-oriented, deliverable focused, and well-organized

  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and build relationships with Finance colleagues and business partners

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and be flexible to handle multiple priorities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior media/television/broadcast industry experience; Digital media

  • SAP / Cognos / TM1 experience

  • Data visualization (Tableau, PowerBI, etc.) experience

Additional Information:

  • Hybrid Role; In-Office Mon.-Thurs.

  • Production finance experience a plus.

  • Will be supporting long form content production but production finance experience in any arena is fine.

  • Two major components are cost reports that are updated weekly and pulled from SAP and journal entries and often moving funds between projects.

  • Excel experience required.

  • Must be able to communicate well with the various production teams.

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