Manager, Finance (Digital/Radio)

Job Number: R50009203

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Finance / Accounting, Management

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: October 9, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a self-motivated and detail-driven Finance Manager to join our New York City headquarters. As the Manager of Finance, you assist in the preparation and consolidation of short, mid, and long-range financial plans focused on our digital businesses. You analyze and summarize various weekly, monthly, quarterly and periodic operational results across Digital/Radio advertising//revenue and Digital/Radio operations. You are responsible for managing revenue and expenses across sales, product & technology, radio, social media and eCommerce departments. As the Manager, you handle day-to-day financial requests, weekly pacing reports and the month-end close process and variance analysis. Fostering relationships with various teams throughout the company is an essential responsibility, in order to manage the department successfully.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the P/L for Fox News Radio, Fox News and Fox Business digital products
  • Analyze key digital Ad Sales performance metrics (Sellout, Pricing and Capacity)
  • Track and forecast digital revenue vertical (Ad Sales, Programmatic, Contextual, Syndication, etc.)
  • Produce daily and weekly analysis of digital revenue and expenses
  • Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly financial reports
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis to explain trends or variations from expectations and identify opportunities and risks
  • Create financial models to assist with strategic business decision making
  • Perform detailed revenue and profitability analysis
  • Lead budgeting and forecasting of expenses and revenue departments
  • Perform month-end duties including: booking journal entries, performing variance analysis, compiling profitability reports
  • Provide financial analysis & guidance on daily requests such as contracts, purchase orders, ad hoc projects
  • Review invoices & expense reports

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Experience with digital sales systems like DFP, Operative One, Freewheel is preferred
  • At least 5 years’ relevant work experience
  • Experience in Digital, Programmatic is a must
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and broader Suite; Hyperion Essbase a plus
  • Team player attitude paired with the ability to work independently
  • High mathematical, technical, and analytical skills
  • Experience with Python, Tableau or other database and visualization software is preferred
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy; critical thinking ability

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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