Financial Analyst

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 11, 2012
Closes
Oct 11, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
HarperCollins is currently seeking a Financial Analyst to provide support for the finance department in our general books group.

The Financial Analyst:
- Prepares acquisition P&Ls for use by publishers and editors in making acquisition decisions on a daily basis.
- Prepares weekly and monthly gross sales forecasts for assigned imprints.
- Prepares month-end plant analysis and overhead schedules and enhances and modifies reports as needed.
- Ensures the accuracy and completeness of cost data in the forecasting/planning system.
- Assists in the monthly processing and maintenance of digital sales across all vendors.
- Assists in the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
- Handles special projects as assigned by management.

Requirements:
- College degree or equivalent work experience
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required with an emphasis on accuracy
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to interface effectively with personnel within all areas and at all levels of the company
- Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Access is required; knowledge of Hyperion a plus
- Ability to be proactive and resourceful
- Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics preferred


To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through our website: http://harpercollinscareers.com.

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