Finance & Accounting New York, New York


Description

SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to create the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S. Together, we are uniquely positioned to lead a new era of audio entertainment by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio experiences to millions of listeners -- in the car, at home and on the go. Our talent, content, technology and innovation continue to be at the forefront, and we want you to be a part of it! Check out our current openings below and at www.siriusxm.com/careers.

Position Summary:

Provides full financial and operating decision analysis management for SiriusXM's Customer Care Audio and CV business. Performs analysis and maintenance of SiriusXM's business plan, ensuring that it accurately depicts the financial position and future prospects of the Company. Makes recommendations to senior management on the Company business plan and structure of budgets. Significantly interacts with the Customer Care team to discuss budgetary and financial result

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as financial specialist and liaison to Customer Care
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key department personnel, including department managers
  • Must understand operations for groups supported and work to identify savings/synergy opportunities and mitigate risks
  • Develops and maintains annual departmental budgets and reforecasts and long range plans
    • Works closely with the Controller's group to provide information to department heads as to accounting methodologies for expenditures and reviews monthly accruals
    • Proactively meets with accounting team to address new transactions, contracts, etc.
    • Incorporates actuals as received
    • Researches and provides analysis as to reasonableness of assumptions
    • Works with department managers to understand assumptions underlying budgets
    • Makes recommendations for changes to budgets, reforecasts and business plan
    • Proactively suggest changes to improve accuracy of reforecasts, budgets and business plan
  • Performs monthly variance analysis
    • Provides variance analysis for summary memo to executive management
    • Develops and distributes monthly budget / reforecast vs. actual reports
    • Distributes/reviews results with department managers and senior management on a monthly basis
    • Identifies areas of risks and opportunities
  • Closely monitors the financial commitments to our call center vendors, ensuring that we are adhering to financial targets while maintaining operational service levels
    • Provide financial oversight and support to the monthly process of allocating hours to our call center vendors.
    • Ensure call volumes are in line with recent trends that ties back to business metrics and activity.
  • Assists with other analyses as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Will supervise one employee

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of professional experience in a financial planning / accounting / operations analysis position

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Ability to work with people and develop relationships across various functions and departments and at all levels
  • Strong communication skills; can summarize and present conclusions in succinct manner
  • Ability to work closely with departments to develop understanding of operations
  • Ability to work independently; a strong self-motivator
  • Organized & proactive, ability to multi-task, good verbal and written skills
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of accounting
  • Results oriented; shows significant initiative
  • Good public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized
  • Ability to project a professional image over the phone and in person
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
  • Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment

Technical Skills:

  • Strong financial analysis and quantitative skills
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Computer skills (Excel, Access Database, Word, PowerPoint, Oracle / other reporting packages such as Hyperion)

Our goal at SiriusXM+Pandora is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM+Pandora is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.