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Manager, Ad Sales Finance

Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands

Level: Manager (Supervisor)

Duration: Full-Time


We are looking for a Manager to join our Ad Sales Finance team to provide daily operational support and analytical reporting for Sports, Entertainment & News Ad Sales. In this role, the Manager, Ad Sales Finance will be responsible for preparing the monthly financial close, assisting with our budgeting/forecasting process and delivering monthly reports to various levels of management across Ad Sales.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Monthly Close

  • Perform monthly financial close including expense accrual entries and general ledger reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly reporting and detailed variance analysis
  • Prepare variance drivers and commentary for executive reporting packages and network finance teams
  • Manage detailed expense budgets for Events, Digital, Research, Marketing and T&E

Forecasting

  • Assist with Budget/Forecast process - Update models with actuals, revise forecasts for monthly/quarterly submissions
  • Work closely with peer groups (Research, Marketing, News, Corporate FPA) to gather forecasting inputs/assumptions

Sales Incentive Comp Plan

  • Bi-weekly distribution of management summary and individual sales incentive comp reports
  • Processing of sales assignment changes and updating of unassigned accounts
  • Assist in requirement gathering, implementation and continued development of Salesforce tool Callidus.

Analysis & Daily Operations

  • Invoice processing and management of expense authorization requests
  • Field ad hoc reporting requests from Sales management and Corporate Finance
  • Assist with development of new reporting as needed
  • Develop strong working relationships with sales, marketing and finance teams
  • Drive improvements to streamline data gathering and report creation

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3+ years of experience in Public Accounting, Corporate Finance or Investment Banking
  • Exceptional attention to detail, ability to produce high quality deliverables
  • Comfort working under tight deadlines
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • Ability and willingness to quickly adapt in a rapidly changing environment
  • A high level of professionalism and the ability to communicate and interact with all staff levels
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to manipulate large data sets

NICE TO HAVE BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER

  • Accounting/Finance/Economics bachelor’s degree
  • Workday Financials & HR
  • Salesforce knowledge
  • Strong interest in Media/Advertising industry 

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

Fox Corporation

Want to learn more about Fox Corporation? Visit Fox Corporation's website.