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Dow Jones Metrics Analyst, Global Finance Operations in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Job Description:

Primary responsibility is to build metrics reports to monitor, track and analyze business for the Global Finance Operation (GFO) departments. Responsible for working with various departments to understand works, statistics and metrics to build, monitor and report on. Position will be responsible for contributing to daily and weekly reports, monthly stats, quarterly dashboards, forecasting and ad hoc analysis as needed. Serves as the primary support for the Director of Global Billing Services.

Roles and Responsibilities/skills:

  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly standard GFO reports and analysis

  • Understanding of developing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for analyzing and evaluating performance for the various GFO departments

  • Build and maintain forecasting models for billing based off revenue projections

  • Build and maintain ELT reporting as needed

  • Coordinate use of best tools for capturing data and reporting

  • Maintenance of customer reporting hierarchies, including cross-referencing between existing structures and consolidating into SAP

  • Ad Hoc and special reports


  • Four-year college degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business area with 2+ years of related experience

  • Understanding of GAAP, experience in CRM and ERP systems

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, advanced Excel skill is a must

  • Advanced conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly organized

  • Ability to see big picture, understand how things fit together in departments/company

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work independently, yet know where to/how to get necessary information required to complete tasks; know where to/how to ensure data ties and makes sense

  • Ability to understand use of descriptive and inferential statistical methods and industry standard tools is a plus

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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: 19352