Manager, Hearst Magazines Digital Media/Finance

  • Oversee a team of analysts who are responsible for revenue & expense reporting, billing, T&E, invoice coding, and month-end accruals
  • Manage the execution of weekly & monthly forecasting reports that are sent to senior management

o Compare bookings vs. forecast and budget on a weekly basis and work with sales directors to ensure pacing is aligned and that forecasts are updated as necessary

o Provide reporting to General Managers and Finance Directors at each of the print magazines reflecting integrated sales figures

o Provide spend vs. budget reports to directors across HDM sites and business units; review trends with site directors on an as-needed basis

  • Work with vendors on special projects related to enhancing reporting and billing processes as business needs change. Liaise with department heads across multiple Hearst divisions to ensure company-wide processes and efficiencies are shared
  • Calculate quarterly sales rep commissions for both the HDM & integrated sales teams
  • Provide senior management with ad hoc reporting and analyses
  • Manage the billing process for Direct & Programmatic revenue

o Ensure billing is in line with accruals and that any large discrepancies are accounted for and communicated with the sales team

o Liaise with the AdOps team to resolve any billing discrepancies

  • Complete month-end accruals for both Direct & Indirect revenue and expenses

o Complete month-end close analyses to ensure accruals are in line with bookings/forecast for the month; review estimates with Executive Director of Finance & Yield

  • Assist the Credit & Collections department in resolving client payment discrepancies
  • Manage the internal & external revenue audit process

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