Financial Analyst supporting multiple Operations Departments in Dow Jones reporting to the Senior Finance Manager. The position will help support the monthly forecast, annual budget, month-end process as well as provide ad hoc analysis for the businesses units and management where necessary.
This function will provide business partner support building strong relations and providing trusted insight, analysis and guidance to aid optimal business decision-making.
Prepare monthly and quarterly close reports and forecasts
Working closely with business partners to review and prepare forecasts
Generate revenue transfer journal entries from data warehouses. Release to business partners once approved
Compile weekly KPIs, revenue and circulation
Support variance and trending analysis exercises as required
Assist with the annual budget and monthly forecast process
Gain a deep understanding of the circulation organizations supported
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree with major in Finance or other related fields
One year of related financial experience (subscription revenue related experience preferred)
Strong quantitative and analytical skills required
Ability to recognize problems, collect data, draw valid conclusions and define/suggest resolutions
Advanced Excel skills preferred, pivot tables, vlookups, ability to deal with large amounts of data.
Ability to learn new systems quickly (experience with PeopleSoft preferred)
Strong communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse group of business partners
Must be a team player and have strong work ethic
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Business Area: FINANCE
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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