North America / United States / NY / Offsite

Finance & Corporate Development

#: 109669-en_US / 109669

Regular

Full-Time

Finance Manager, Advertiser & Agency (Remote, Northeast) – 109669

Finance and Corporate Development – USA Offsite, Offsite 

 

The Revenue Manager is a member of the Nielsen Media Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team that manages the Advertiser & Agency business. This is a fast paced, high performing team that manages the overall financial planning & analysis activities for a ~$500M revenue producing Nielsen business. In this role, the Revenue Manager will play an integral part in the FP&A activities, partner with Commercial & Operations teams and drive process improvements to enhance our overall FP&A processes. This role will also provide ad-hoc analysis as needed to support and influence senior leadership. Strong financial acumen including experience with forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis is a requirement.
 
Responsibilities include:

  • Manage weekly revenue forecast / pipeline process & related activities
  • Manage monthly close process for revenue
  • Manage monthly & quarterly variance analysis – Plan vs. Actual and vs. Prior Year with a focus on understanding key drivers and identifying actionable recommendations
  • Manage development of the Advertiser & Agency Annual Operating Plan
  • Partner with cross functional team/leaders – Operating Plan development and Plan vs. Actual and vs. Prior Year with actionable recommendations
  • Manage preparation of Monthly Finance Package for monthly meetings with Media FP&A
  • Drive the development and implementation of creative solutions to improve quality, timeliness and control within the organization’s FP&A processes. 
  • Support Sales Incentive Plan (SIP) payout process by providing relevant revenue data
  • Support preparation of presentations to executive management
  • Support Controllership with select Account reconciliations, Manual Journal Entries & Audit requests
  • Lead various ad hoc financial analysis for management

 
 

Requirements:

  • Preparation and analysis of financial information that explains business results
  • Ability to deal with finance associates across different levels, cultures and geographies.
  • Accuracy
  • Ability to work with large data sets
  • Proactive
  • Ability to provide actionable recommendations to enhance revenue
  • 5-10 years of financial planning & analysis experience
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Excellent communication and analytic skills
  • Good working knowledge of Google Suite (Sheets, Docs, Slides) & MS Excel
  • Knowledge of Sales Force, SAP & Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) a plus.
  • Must have a strong work ethic, self-motivated work style and a good attention to detail and enjoy a dynamic environment with new challenges and changing work priorities.
  • BS or MBA in Finance or Accounting

 

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Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Offsite,Offsite 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No