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Dow Jones’ Financial Planning & Analysis group is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to support the WSJ Digital Circulation forecasting team. In this key role, the successful candidate will support the development of WSJ Digital Revenue Budgets and ongoing Forecasts; along with all monthly, quarterly and annual reporting of actual, budget and forecasting data to Senior Management.
Centrally help manage the digital circulation revenue for management review
Actively engage business partners in order to update and refine revenue modelling techniques
Prepare monthly and quarterly close reports and forecasts
Compile weekly KPIs, revenue and circulation
Support variance and trending analysis exercises as required
Assist with the annual budget and monthly forecast process, quarterly reporting, competition analysis, adhoc reporting
Gain a deep understanding of the circulation organizations supported
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree with major in Finance or other related fields
2+ years of related financial experience (subscription revenue related experience preferred)
Strong quantitative and analytical skills required
Ability to recognize problems, collect data, draw valid conclusions and define/suggest resolutions
Advanced Excel skills preferred, pivot tables, vlookups, ability to deal with large amounts of data.
Ability to learn new systems quickly (experience with PeopleSoft preferred)
Strong communication skills
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Business Area: FINANCE
Job Category: Finance Group
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