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


This is an important and exciting moment to work at The Times. Our journalism has never been stronger or more relevant. Our products are used by millions of passionate and engaged readers every month. And our strategy of providing journalism worth paying for has helped us rapidly grow our digital subscription and advertising businesses. Still, we see enormous potential for growth and improvement — and know that achieving it will require us to think creatively about where and how we invest.

To help keep up with our growing journalism functions we’re adding a senior, strategically minded financial professional to help lead the Newsroom FP&A function. This Manager role will lead consolidations for the Newsroom finance team, as well as provide financial stewardship and analysis for distinct areas of the Newsroom. It will also help lead projects focused on strategic initiatives and priorities. This role reports to the Director of FP&A, News Finance and will embed in the newsroom with the Newsroom Strategy group.


  • Helping to continue the evolution of our Newsroom operation by providing world class FP&A support for leadership, with a focus on strategic analysis and presentation

  • Being a strategic partner to the masthead and department heads to support data-driven decision making

  • Developing analysis and modeling leveraging our Data Insights team to establish KPIs; helping to assess performance and to identify and evaluate investment opportunities

  • Assist in Newsroom’s financial transformation and adoption of Workday Financials and Adaptive planning

  • Advancing key reporting on the Newsroom’s financial and operational performance on a monthly and quarterly basis

  • Preparing quarterly forecasts

  • Helping drive the newsroom’s annual strategic planning and budgeting process

  • Partnering with Newsroom Strategy on ad-hoc projects to provide key analytical inputs to support decision making

  • Partnering with the broader company-wide Strategy and FP&A groups on key strategic and operational initiatives

  • Interacting with a number of key partners, including corporate FP&A, Newsroom Strategy, and NYT Masthead.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field

  • 5+ years of experience in finance, strategy, or consulting roles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA a plus 

  • FP&A experience

  • Experience in a digital subscription content business such as news or entertainment involving original production

  • A creative analytical mindset, with an ability to identify opportunities, solve problems and shape decisions through the application and analysis of data, including proficiency building complex financial models

  • Deep intellectual curiosity; excitement and eagerness for delving into complex challenges and opportunities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, mastery of Microsoft excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) and PowerPoint

  • Experience with Workday Financials and Adaptive Planning    

  • Understanding of and interest in the media landscape and The Times’s place in it, including a sharp grasp of our challenges and opportunities along with ideas for how to approach them

  • Passion for journalism and commitment to the mission of The Times

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.