Analyst, Ad Sales Finance

Job Number: R50011240

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Ad Sales, Finance / Accounting

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: January 23, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an Analyst to join our Ad Sales Finance team and provide daily operational and analytical support, such as processing invoices, preparing monthly financial close, and assisting with our budgeting/forecasting process. You'll have the opportunity to dive into our Fox Entertainment programs and analyze its audience deficiency models and work with various departments to pull together data and assumptions.

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 Research, Marketing, T&E, Events and Digital

Forecasting

  • Assist with Budget/Forecast process - Update models with actuals, revise forecasts for monthly/quarterly submissions 
  • Provide analytical support building revenue pro-forma models for FOX Entertainment programs
  • Maintain and analyze Fox Entertainment audience deficiency models for financial forecasts
  • Work closely with peer groups (Research, Marketing, News, Corporate FPA) to gather forecasting inputs/assumptions

  

Sales Incentive Comp Plan

  • Bi-weekly pulling and distribution of individual sales incentive comp reports and management summary
  • Processing of sales assignment changes and updating of unassigned accounts
  • Assist in requirement gathering, implementation and roll out of new Salesforce bolt on tool Callidus.

Analysis & Daily Operations

  • Invoice processing and management of expense authorization requests
  • Maintain post- air adjustments and contracts in the C-Post (third party audience posting) database
  • Field ad hoc reporting requests from Sales management and Corporate Finance
  • Assist with envisioning and creating new reporting as needed
  • Work closely with peers in Ad Sales and Finance groups
  • Drive improvements to streamline data gathering and report creation

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

Education/Background

  • Accounting/Finance/Economics bachelor’s degree and 1-3 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 interest in Media/Advertising industry

System Experience – Not Required but helpful

  • Strong Excel skills and ability to manipulate large data sets
  • Workday Financials & HR
  • Hubble
  • Salesforce
  • Tableau

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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