Sr. Financial Analyst

Job Description:
Reporting to the Director, Television Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst will be a key player in providing operational and financial analysis, support and reporting to management of The Weather Channel. In particular, the role will be responsible for advisory of management, executive dashboards, variance analysis of monthly performance, financial planning support, and
complete ad hoc financial requests.


·Proactive monthly results analysis; identifying key drivers of change, areas for follow-up, suggestions for corrective actions
·Independently work with Television management to support operational decisions
·Build financial models and reports utilizing Cognos TM1 functionality
·Identify areas ripe for efficiency gains by streamlining/automating reports, tasks, processes
·Ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed to support business needs

·Participate in month-end close process by ensuring GLs accurately reflect monthly expenses by reviewing budget manager
accruals and monthly variances to plan
·Prepare monthly executive dashboards with accurate financials and insightful commentary
·Provide monthly variance analysis and reporting to the business

·Assist in the development of driver-based expense plans (Call-the Quarters, Budgets, Forecasts, Strategic Long Range
·Position Management - Monitor and track headcount and approved positions for one support group

·Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance - MBA preferred
·2-3 years experience in a partnership role between finance and other departments.
·Minimum 5 years of diverse experience in corporate finance, accounting, or business
·Experience within a cable network or media company preferred
·Energetic and passionate individual with a positive attitude
·Exceptional reporting and modeling ability; ability to glean useful information out of large data sets
·Advanced MS Excel skills including Charting, Lookups, Pivots, Formatting, Macros
·Intermediate to Advanced PowerPoint skills
·Able to present information in unique and understandable ways to diverse audiences
·Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and work under time pressure
·Ability to see "big picture" while also willing to work at detail level, ensuring data integrity
·Strong interpersonal teamwork skills and confidence to interact with Executives
·Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·Experience with OLAP-based tools (Cognos, TM1, Hyperion)

Salary Range
$56,000.00 - 92,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Atlanta, GA 30383, US
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