Associate Business Analyst, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group is seeking a Business Analyst to join their team. Reporting to the Business Manager, you will work closely with all members of the Finance team on projects across the entire the division. Responsibilities include: Working with KDPG's finance team to prepare the annual budget and forecasts and update these in the corporate system, prepare business review packages, manage monthly financial closings and interpret results, and report said results to upper management. Additionally, you will run P&Ls at various stages of a title's life (acquisition, pricing, bulking, post-publication), coordinate across departments (marketing, production, publicity, ect) to manage title budgets, and work on special projects.
The ideal candidate possesses 1-2 years of experience in a corporate financial or analytical role. A Bachelor_s degree in business, finance or a related field is preferred. Candidates should be proficient in MS Office Suite, with expert skills in Excel (formulas, pivot tables/charts, macros, etc.) and PowerPoint. The ideal candidate is also organized, able to prioritize a busy workload and possess the ability to interpret a large amount of data pulled from multiple sources. Knowledge of financial applications such as SAP, Business Objects and Hyperion is helpful but not required. This role requires strong communication, exceptional attention to detail, and an interest in the publishing industry.
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