Junior Financial Analyst, DK

Penguin Random House, New York, NY

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Duration: Full-Time

DK North America is looking for a Junior Financial Analyst. Reporting into the VP of Finance and Operations, this role will collaborate with the other team members on various budgeting, forecasting, and cost-accounting tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly driven and curious individual to work on a wide array of finance-related topics and to learn from their peers. 


Reporting and Controlling 
* Create monthly reporting components such as inventory overview and provision analyses
* Prepare daily sales overviews 
* Create monthly commentary on sales and profitability 
* Track and analyze departmental operating expenses vs. forecast and prior year
* Create ad-hoc financial analyses


* Process internal invoices between the UK and the US division in SAP 
* Review and potentially optimize the internal invoicing process 
* Work in SAP to ensure data consistency, such as unit costs 

Budgeting /Forecasting 

* Assist in the development of the annual budget and rolling forecast for DK US 
* Facilitate title-level forecasting process
* Work closely with other team members on other budget components such as right stock levels, operational expenses, etc. 


* University degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field
* Proficient in MS-Excel. Must be able to manipulate large volumes of data easily and use functions such as v-lookups/index/match/SUMIF/pivot tables
* Ability to analyze data and communicate results to management and directors
* Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet deadlines
* Superb attention to detail
* Experience with SAP and Business Objects preferred
* Relevant business experience in a finance/accounting role or related analytical role is a plus 
* Working knowledge of Power BI a plus

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