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Dow Jones Senior Analyst, FMA, Accounting in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

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).

Primary Functions and Responsibilities:

Income statement:

  • Journal entries for monthly accruals and re-classes of expense.

  • Work with the business and the Financial Planning and Analysis team to prepare monthly variances to budget and prior year for the current period, quarter and year to date.

  • Ad hoc analyses as needed.

  • Participation in monthly closing meetings to discuss variances and ensure that the results are complete.

Balance Sheet:

  • Complete monthly reconciliations for select balance sheet accounts including investigation of any differences.

  • Liaise with other departments in order to provide insight into remaining balances.

  • Participation in monthly balance sheet closing review to ensure that the reconciliations are complete and accurate.

  • Provide cash flow support for various balance sheet accounts, as part of the monthly cash flow forecasting process.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting is required. A public accounting background, CPA or CMA is a plus.

  • 3 to 4 years relevant experience.

  • SAP S4/HANA financial system experience is highly preferred.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office application suite.

  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills required.

  • Role also includes special projects to support management. Skills needed would include analytical, communication, the ability to embrace change, and a strong desire to learn.

  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and tight deadlines.

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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: 28045