Jr. Cost Analyst

Finance Clearwater, Florida


J2 Global, Inc. is looking for a Junior Cost Analyst to join its Finance team to support the Company’s Cloud Security division.  The role will assist in the analysis of key profitability drivers for the division.  Significant responsibilities will include review and analysis of accounts payable and royalties. Other responsibilities include assisting in budgeting and forecasting, assisting in the monthly close, and financial modeling and reporting of key operating benchmarks. The individual will report directly to the Global Financial Analyst, with responsibility to senior leadership, and will work closely with accounting and financial planning teams across the Company.


  • Prepare, review and analyze gross margins and royalties
  • Prepare, review and analyze accounts payable balances. This will be a major focus.
  • Actively participate (and contribute to) the monthly accounting close
  • Analyze revenue and expense for departmental and consolidated division financials
  • Provide budget versus actual variance explanations and other corporate reporting requirements
  • Assist in planning and delivering annual budgets and monthly forecasts
  • Respond to accounting and financial inquiries by researching and interpreting business unit and departmental financial data
  • Design and prepare key performance indicators to enable better visibility of business operations by management
  • Preparation of ad hoc analysis as needed


  • Bachelors in Finance, Accounting or related field required 
  • 2+ year FP&A desired but not required
  • Exceptional data analysis and reporting capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication
  • Pride in accuracy and attention to detail
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment.
  • Experience with financial accounting systems (e.g., Oracle, Prophix) a plus
  • Experience with international transactions and foreign exchange a plus


About j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include Mashable.com, IGN.com, PCMag.com, AskMen.com, ComputerShopper.com, ExtremeTech.com, Geek.com, LogicBuy.com and Toolbox.com. Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.

For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com

Our Culture:

At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.

J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.