Financial Analyst – Big Ten Network

Job Number: R50022200

Brand: Fox Sports

Sub Brand: Big Ten Network

Job Type: Finance / Accounting

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: May 4, 2023

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The Big Ten Network is looking for a Financial Analyst to join their team in Chicago. This position will be integrally involved in the day-to-day management of all Ad Sales financial and accounting processes. Responsibilities will include working with the Ad Sales Pricing & Planning Teams to lead the monthly billing process, advertising account reconciliations, new advertiser credit checks, revenue pacing, and ad sales and sponsorship application of payments. The individual must be meticulous, pro-active, organized, and possess strong analytical and technical skills. This person must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to interact confidently with all levels of staff and management. The position reports directly to the Finance Director and will collaborate closely with other members of the BTN finance team as well as the FOX Sports Accounting Group. 


  • Point person for monthly ad sales journal entry projections, billing, and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Prepare linear and digital journal upload templates for Workday submissions and invoices in Wide Orbit Network to distribute to agencies
  • Review and report on accuracy of financial projections vs. actuals and other metrics
  • Accounts Receivable duties include daily cash application, invoice aging management, and periodic check deposits
  • Prepare weekly revenue pacing reports for Account Executives & VP of Ad Sales, third party commission calculations, and ad sales reserve adjustments
  • Collaborate with BTN Finance Team, Ad Sales Pricing & Planning, and Sales leadership to accomplish financial goals
  • Perform or assist in preparation of, other ad hoc projects as necessary


  • 1-3 years of finance/accounting experience 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and financial technical skills
  • Superior organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with advanced knowledge of Excel


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • Previous experience in Ad Sales Finance
  • Financial modeling experience

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