Job Location:
New York, NY

The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for. 


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Job Description


The New York Times is seeking an experienced finance professional for our open Finance Manager position. This role is part of the Financial Planning & Analysis team, supporting the Subscription Business. In this role, you will be a key contributor working with the business teams creating financial forecasts, budgets, understanding key drivers that impact digital subscriber revenue as well as ad-hoc projects. Your background and skills will help ensure accurate reporting of financial results and enable business insights.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create annual budget and forecasts – Prepare the annual budget and forecasts for digital subscriber revenue

  • Continue to develop and improve the modeling to integrate updates to our ever-evolving business

  • Work alongside key partners to understand key strategic initiatives and help size revenue impact

  • Create, build and iterate on the consolidated subscriber revenue model 

  • Update for latest forecasts and budgets

  • Perform scenario analysis based on various different business outcomes

  • Deliver key insights on monthly basis to senior management and quarterly for Earnings call – Responsible for monthly reporting which includes the Revenue flash and monthly revenue meeting to senior management. Deliver new and actionable insights on a monthly basis to help drive the business forward. Use data to identify business opportunities. Responsible for the preparation of materials for earnings call and review at the board level

  • Ensure the processes for month-end close and budgets/forecasts are working efficiently with our Workday Financials and Adaptive Insights Planning Tool

  • Communicate complex financial analysis in a digestible form

Basic Qualifications: 

  •  Accounting, Finance, or other Quantitative degree from an accredited 4 year university

  •  Minimum of 5 years of experience in forecasting, reporting and financial modeling 

  •  Knowledge of basic financial concepts (Net Present Value, Time Value of Money, Weighted Average Cost of Capital, Capital Budgeting, Internal Rate of Return)

  •  Strong MS Excel skills and PowerPoint skills

  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with both direct and indirect reporting relationships 

  • Technical expertise required with ability to work with large amounts of data to build financial models

  • Analytical thinker with ability to work independently; able to handle a high degree of ambiguity and quickly identify what needs to be accomplished

  • Able to break down complex problems into pieces that can be solved with data, analysis, assumptions and judgment

  • Maturity, professionalism, and high level of discretion are required

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment

The annual base pay range for this role is between $110,000.00 and $125,000.00. 

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable “Fair Chance” laws.