Financial Analyst

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 11, 2013
Closes
Aug 10, 2013
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Reports to: Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Primary Responsibilities:
•Play a key role in planning and forecasting processes (monthly reporting, quarterly forecasts, annual budget).
•Analyze key revenue and cost metrics and identify areas for business improvement.
•Actively participate in team meetings, anticipating and providing ideas for process improvement and opportunities, especially related to the financial impact and reporting needs.
•Answer ad hoc queries from business units and UK parent.

Selection Criteria:
•Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required. Advance degree a plus.
•5+ years of work experience in finance or accounting.
•Experience acting primarily as an individual contributor and contributes as a team member.
•Demonstrated attention to detail, good organizational skills, effective problem solving and strong analytical aptitude.
•Ability to deliver timely & accurate information related to special projects and ad hoc reporting as directed.
•Ability to influence and work effectively in a fast-paced, global, highly-matrixed environment
•Strong business acumen and demonstrated proficiency in driving results. Publishing/media industry a plus.
•Highly motivated with ability to drive results
•Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Cognos

Bloomsbury has a generous program of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short term disability coverage and a 401k program. To apply for this position, please send your CV, a cover letter stating your current salary, salary expectation, and a rationale for why you are the right candidate for the relevant position to humanresourcesusa@bloomsbury.com.

Bloomsbury Publishing provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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