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Dow Jones Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting, FMA (Hybrid) in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description: About us:

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 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Role

The Senior Analyst, Financial Management & Analysis (FMA), Accounting will assist with the month-end closing of the income statement and balance sheet. You will report to a Manager, FMA, Accounting and will be based in our Princeton, NJ office with a hybrid work arrangement.

You Will:

Income Statement:

  • Complete journal entries for monthly accruals and re-classes of expenses.

  • 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.

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

  • Conduct ad hoc analyses.

Balance Sheet:

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

  • Partner with other departments to provide insight into remaining balances.

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

Cash Flow:

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


  • Complete and assist with special projects to support management.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting.

  • Minimum 3 years of accounting experience.

  • Experience successfully managing multiple priorities with tight deadlines.

  • Experience with a general ledger system.

  • Proficiency with Excel (must be able to maintain complex spreadsheets), Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Analytical skills with a strong desire to learn.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to embrace change.

  • SAP and Analytics for Office (Preferred).

  • Public Accounting experience (Preferred).

  • 3+ years of accounting experience (Preferred).

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - Finance

Job Category: Finance

Union Status:

Union role

Req ID: 41227