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Dow Jones Manager, FP&A, WSJ Professional Membership in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The FP&A group is currently seeking a Finance Manager to support the WSJ Professional Membership team, with focus on conferences and WSJ professional subscription businesses. 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/decision by regularly developing, analyzing and presenting business case models and analysis.


  • Working closely with business partners to review and prepare budgets and forecast for both revenue and expense.

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

  • Maintain routine reporting of financial performance.

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

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

  • Manage group headcount and compensation detail

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

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

  • Manage and develop one analyst

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with major in finance or other related fields.

  • Professional qualification preferred (CPA/CIMA/MBA/CA etc.)

  • 5+ years of related financial experience.

  • Experience supporting marketing and/or subscription business a plus

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills required.

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

  • Business case modeling skills preferred.

  • Advanced Excel skills are a must.

  • Must understand the basic concepts related to financial analysis such as (a) accrual accounting and (b) rate/volume analysis.

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

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Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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Req ID: 16402