New York, NY
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About the Role
The New York Times is looking for a passionate employee to join our Financial Planning & Analysis team in our Subscription Growth and Marketing department. As part of the Financial Planning & Analysis team, we focus on subscriber revenue and marketing expenses. You will be an important contributor working with the business teams to oversee the creation of financial forecasts, budgets and analysis and understanding changes. Your background and skills will help ensure accurate reporting of marketing results and find business insights. You will report to the Executive Financial Director, Subscription Growth and Marketing.
Monthly Close – Work with the Marketers and the Finance/Accounting teams to approve close activity at a detail level. Consolidate marketing activity, report, and distribute financial results to senior executives. Provide variance explanations and highlights for internal reporting.
Forecast/Budgeting – Responsible for working with the marketing team on all forecasts/budgets. Using top-down guidance, ensure marketing leadership understands the impact of how budgets are being allocated between payroll/non-payroll/media.
Communication– Communicate monthly Marketing and Media Spend financial results to wider marketing team. Collaborate with media team to communicate results of paid subscriber acquisition on a monthly basis
Strategy & Consolidations– Responsible for ensuring financial plans are consistent with our strategy. Consolidating and ensuring the consistency of financial results across the subscription business. Coordinate benefits related to capital requests.
Partnership– Host monthly close check-in with marketing partners to discuss current month performance and
Must have experienced MS Suite skills
Accounting, Finance, or other Quantitative degree from an accredited 4 year university
Minimum of 3 years of experience in forecasting, reporting and financial modeling role
Handle a high degree of ambiguity and quickly identify what needs to be accomplished.
Break down complex problems into pieces that can be solved with data, analysis, assumptions and judgment
Knowledge of Workday/Adaptive
Technical expertise required with the ability to work with large amounts of data and build financial models, important statistics and visual charts
Experience with Marketing Finance and understanding of paid media
The annual base pay range for this role is between $80,00.00 and $100,000.00.
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.
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