Junior Financial Analyst, Random House Publisher Services

New York
Aug 07, 2014
Sep 06, 2014
Full Time
About our company
Penguin Random House LLC 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 Junior 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.
_ Assisting business manager and departmental managers in making strategic decisions by providing and interpreting information.
_ Responsibility for budget and forecast preparation, 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
_ Preparing monthly financial summaries for key managers, including written commentary on the month_s results.
_ Working on special projects as needed (for example, sales trend analysis, profitability studies) independently and with business manager.

Our requirements
The ideal candidate possesses:

_ Skill in the use of Microsoft Excel and familiarity with financial reporting and budgeting systems (e.g., SAP, Hyperion, etc.)
_ Ability to think strategically and aid business decisions
_ 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 Penguin Random House. Penguin Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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