HBO Manager, Financial Planning & Strategic Analysis

New York City, New York
Manager, Financial Planning & Strategic Analysis
Oct 29, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time



Individual will be responsible for financial and strategic analysis of HBO’s new business opportunities and existing business units.  Broader group is responsible for providing financial and strategic support in a planning capacity for cross-departmental projects, including:

  • Supporting business development and strategy, including financial modeling, business planning, and supporting long-term growth strategies through partnerships with business units and Consumer Research and Analytics
  • Providing input and perspective on various projects across HBO and Warner Media, including corporate financial planning and strategic reviews
  • Producing and maintaining advanced knowledge of industry trends and competitive activity

Position reports to Vice President, Financial Planning and Strategic Analysis.  The position has 1 direct report (Financial Analyst)



  • Develop strategic assessments and detailed financial models to evaluate new business models and initiatives
  • Provide project based support for HBO business units, including working with Consumer Research and Analytics, to conduct financial and operational analyses and preparing presentation materials focused on market sizing for new opportunities, strategic evaluation of emerging technologies, and financial evaluation of digital distribution and marketing initiatives
  • Create budgets/long term plans and other planning analyses for current and future HBO business units/initiatives
  • Provide support for both Warner Media corporate and senior management, including annual strategy reviews, corporate budgets, and CEO/CFO presentations
  • Act as liaison between business units for cross-functional projects
  • Prepare strategic and competitive analyses for relevant media/tech companies as it relates to business initiatives, including financial projections, key qualitative drivers, and analysis of overall strategy 





  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting or other quantitative discipline
  • 4 – 6 years of experience in consulting, investment banking, or a similar financial strategy role at a media company;  experience with subscription business modeling analytics a plus
  • Excellent PowerPoint, Excel, and financial modeling abilities; can manage the details of large data sets with limited oversight
  • Strong analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to prepare, present, and communicate to management complex analyses in a concise and understandable manner
  • Strong grasp of media strategy and business concepts
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is proactive and takes initiative
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while working to meet assigned deadlines

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