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Dow Jones FP&A Analyst in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The FP&A group is currently seeking a Financial Analyst. The successful candidate will help develop, communicate and monitor departmental budgets and forecasts. The candidate will also aid business partners in assessing the financial impact of their recommendations/decisions by regularly developing, analyzing and presenting business case models.


  • Working closely with business partners to review and prepare budgets and forecast.

  • Build business case models to evaluate the financial impact of decisions.

  • Create and maintain routine reporting of financial performance.

  • Create variance and trending analyses which monitor performance against budgets and forecasts.

  • Works on month-end close and reporting

  • Identify and address procedural problems/deficiencies impacting integrity and timeliness of financial information.

  • Assist in KPI (key performance indicator) collection and reporting.

  • Additional ad-hoc requests as deemed necessary by the business or financial needs.

  • Work closely and collaborate with your other FP&A colleagues to share best practice as well as provide cover across the team.

  • Will be required to work on projects on an as-needed basis.

Skills & Experience

  • Strong accounting and analytical skills; Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting preferred.

  • High degree of proficiency in PC skills including experience with financial applications and reporting tools, specifically Microsoft excel (can perform complex functions) and Google Docs.

  • Planning and organizational skills including effective time management and attention to detail.

  • Demonstrates initiative and drive and works well under pressure including being a team player with a strong work ethic.

  • Experience in maintaining accounting records and preparation of financial reports

  • Ability to recognize problems, collect data, draw valid conclusions and define/suggest resolutions.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse groups of business partners.

  • Strong eye for detail and detail oriented work practices.

  • Knowledge of or experience with SAP or related programs a plus

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 29519