Senior Financial Analyst

Finance New York, New York


Description

SUMMARY:  
The Hachette Book Group Corporate Finance department seeks a senior financial analyst to assist the VP, Finance. The successful candidate will help develop and monitor departmental budgets and forecasts and will conduct analysis to assess the financial impact of business decisions.
TO APPLY:  
Send a resume and a cover letter. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conduct analysis, using advanced Excel functions. 
  • Prepare daily sales reports 
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, ad-hoc, and annual reports, using proprietary database system, including author profit sharing statements, variance analysis, and title acquisition and profitability analysis. 
  • Generate quarterly review presentations for executive review. 
  • Assist in KPI (key performance indicator) collection and reporting. 
  • Assist business managers in the budget and reforecast process. 
  • Assist in developing profitable P&L’s and creating post-pub analysis. 
  • Assist with special finance-related projects as needed. 
  • Ability to work alongside and communicate effectively with different groups and organizational levels
  • Ability to drive results under the tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy
  • Ability to multi-task across a variety of projects, departments and timelines
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance and/or accounting. 
  • 3+ years of experience in Publishing or a related field
  • Computer proficiency in advanced Excel (V-Lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.) and PowerPoint is also required. 
  • Database experience and the ability/resourcefulness to learn proprietary systems. 
  • Capable of managing and analyzing large data sets.  
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively while also ensuring accuracy of work through attention to detail. Must have the ability to deliver on numerous projects on tight deadlines with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

As a leading book publisher, we believe that including and representing diverse voices in all aspects of our business is fundamental to what we do. Our publishing programs must reflect the broad range of backgrounds, experiences, political views and ideas that shape our society and publish books for all readers.
 
Hachette Book Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
 
The compensation range for this position is $70,000 - $75,000. Salary can vary based on a number of factors including skills, experience, and location — talk with your recruiter to learn more. There may be times that you will be required (or requested) to work overtime due to the nature of your role or exceptional workload issues or special projects.
 
The following benefits are offered by the company: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life, short-term and long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, critical illness, hospital indemnity, long-term care, health and dependent care FSA, commuter benefit plan, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, travel assistance, 401(k), discretionary bonus program, PTO (15 vacation days, 2 personal days, 10 holidays and generous sick leave) and group discounts on auto and home insurance and legal services. Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification, hours worked and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program terms.