Senior Manager, Fp&A
Dow Jones & Co.
New York , NY 10001
Posted 5 months ago
Dow Jones & Co.
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NYC - 1211 Ave of the Americas
The FP&A group is currently seeking a Senior Manager Financial Planning & Analysis - Operations Group to support our business partners across the organization, specifically focusing on Technology, Real Estate, The Innovation Group, other Operations Departments as well as total Company Capital Expenditures. The successful candidate will help develop, communicate and monitor departmental and product budgets and forecasts. The candidate will also aid business partners in assessing the financial impact of their recommendations and strategy by regularly developing, analyzing and presenting business case models.Responsibilities:
Ensure that accurate and timely monthly financial and quarterly results are provided
Maintain a thorough understanding of the relevant cost drivers and trends, and explain/report these to senior management
Ensure that accurate and timely monthly forecasts are provided
Take ownership for project work from end to end (collection of data, creation of model/analysis of trends, identification of key issues, and turn this into a management level presentation) - to drive strategic decisions within the business
Oversee and lead a team of analysts
Develop detailed Financial models and analyses
Report on the financial implications of business/strategic decisions
Ensure that business support is given to Department Managers and strong business relationships are maintained
Develop Corporate reporting and identify systems and data improvements
Identify and address procedural problems/deficiencies impacting integrity and timeliness of financial/KPI information
Manage the total Company capital budget, reporting and process improvements
Skills & Experience:
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Excellent communication skills - both written and oral
Experience managing capital expenditures
Demonstrated ability in managing multiple Senior Stakeholders within a medium to large organization
Planning and organizational skills including effective time management
Advanced excel and analytical skills a must
Experience managing a team of analysts
CPA, MBA or Bachelors degree in accounting preferred
6+ years of relevant Commercial Finance experience