Senior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With over 700,000 members representing more than 10 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. www.ascap.com 

Job Description

The Senior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) will play a critical role in the success of ASCAP’s Accounting & Finance team.

You will be responsible for building and enhancing complex financial models, creating insightful and actionable reports and developing credible forward-looking financial projections.

 Responsibilities

  • Highlight key issues and provide resolutions for negative exposure items that could impact revenue and expenses in support of business needs
  • Develop reports & PowerPoints for ASCAP leadership team focused on how we can drive efficiencies and identify and act on growth opportunities
  • Build and enhance financial models and assist with annual planning, budgeting, and operational reporting
  • Assist with forecasting for assigned revenue & cost centers
  • Monitor financial management functions
  • Review and analyze key financial metrics
  • Assist with special projects as needed, including the implementation of any new financial planning tools and software

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Strong academics with a Bachelor’s (or advanced) degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics (or another related subject)
  • 3 - 5 years of related professional experience (e.g. as a Financial Analyst); ideally in a banking environment
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy and ability to work under time constraints
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work and collaborate with multiple teams across different departments
  • Hyperion, Oracle, Great Plains or other general ledger software experience preferred

Besides providing a unique and dynamic work environment, there are a few other reasons you should consider ASCAP in your career planning. We also offer generous benefit options that are comprehensive and provide the flexibility that most employees want and need. These health care and financial plan options include the following:

  • A choice of either network only provider medical and dental plans or more flexible medical and dental plans where you can see providers in or out-of-network 
  • Vision plan that offers both in and out- of network provider options
  • Immediate eligibility for 401(k) participation with an employer provided match
  • An additional Employer paid retirement savings program regardless of your participation in the 401(k) Plan
  • Generous time-off policy
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Short term disability Insurance / salary continuation and Long term disability insurance
  • Company provided basic life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Supplemental and dependent life insurance options

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