Financial Analyst, FP&A, CMO

Job Description:

This Financial Analyst role will be responsible for preparing relevant financial

reports for Finance and Business use. This will include undertaking Month End

accruals and calculations, financial and operational reporting, as well as ad-hoc

analyses.

Responsibilities

  • Manage month end accruals process for business team expenses
  • Work with business owners each month-end close to ensure they have the required financial information to calculate expense accruals
  • Produce and distribute monthly financial and non-financial information for senior management reporting
  • Complete variance analysis on a monthly basis to provide insight into monthly movements
  • Update monthly finance forecast templates with financial changes and commentary
  • Review and process expense forecast updates from marketing managers each month
  • Help to create new operational reporting
  • Work on ad-hoc, business-driven analysis projects as require

Key Relationships:
  • Planning & Analysis team
  • Other Finance teams (Business facing FP&A teams, MIG, Reporting)
  • Business managers & leadership team

Skills & Experience
  • Intermediate analytical skills and experience
  • A desire to learn and progress in Finance
  • Ability to extract strategic insights from data outputs
  • Experience in the preparation of regular financial reporting
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to explain and communicate Finance items to non-Finance business owners
  • Attention to detail, data integrity and accuracy
  • Ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Personality: strong communication skills. pro-active mindset and ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, strong self-review skills, well organized, hard worker and flexible, team player who is achievement oriented
  • Experience with subscription-based businesses and/or media companies
  • PeopleSoft experience

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Business Area: FINANCE

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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