Financial Analyst, Random House Publisher Services

New York
Jun 24, 2014
Jul 24, 2014
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
Random House Publisher Services seeks a Financial Analyst to join its team and report directly to the Business Manager. The role will entail:

_ Providing support for divisional business manager as part of the division_s business operations team.
_ Responsibility for budget and forecast preparation, monthly closings, sales reporting and analysis, monthly P&Ls and special projects, as needed.
_ Finding, analyzing and reporting accurate and timely financial information to management to aid in making business decisions.
_ Working with Corporate Finance and divisional business manager to prepare and update annual divisional budget and forecasts. This includes all components of a divisional P&L
_ Responsibility for monthly closings, including detailed analysis of sales, KPIs and operating expenses.
_ Preparing monthly financial summaries for key managers, including written commentary on the month_s results.
_ Assisting business manager and departmental managers in making strategic decisions by providing and interpreting information.
_ Working on special projects as needed (for example, sales trend analysis, profitability studies) independently and with business manager.

Our requirements
The idea candidate requires:

_ Skill in the use of Microsoft Excel and familiarity with financial reporting and budgeting systems (e.g., SAP, Hyperion, etc.)
_ Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills
_ 1-2 years related experience in a detail-oriented environment
_ Accounting/finance degree a plus
_ Publishing/media experience a plus

Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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