Position: Financial AnalystLocation: New YorkDescription: Reports to VP, Financial, Planning & Analysis. The analyst will provide analytic, financial planning, and strategic support to select operating areas and Finance management. The ideal candidate is a self starter with strong interpersonal and partnering skills who enjoys a broad range of responsibilities. Responsibilities: -Build and manage budget and other financial models. -Support financial planning initiatives including long term planning, budgeting, monthly forecasting and reporting. -Support cross-functional effort to identify and report key financial, operational, and performance metrics. Analyze variances and highlight key trends. -Support monthly accounting close and variance reporting, including preparation of monthly reporting packs. -Support ad hoc reporting and analysis requests.-Develop strong working relationship with budget managers across the network to coordinate collection of monthly financial information and ensure timely reporting of issues.Skills, knowledge and abilities: -3-7 years finance experience.-Prior experience working in television or media is preferred. Ability to work independently, under pressure and to manage deadlines.-Strong verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required. -Excellent analytical skills. A strategic thinker who is also proficient in modeling in-depth analyses from the ground up using Excel.-Must have excellent working knowledge of Excel. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of planning systems (Microsoft Dynamics & FRx, SAP) preferred.-Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with work experience in a financial, quantitative, or analytical role.