Financial Analyst, Digital Ad Sales

FOX New York, NY

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Ad Sales Finance team is looking for a Financial Analyst to assist with Revenue Forecasting, Reporting, and Analysis related to FOX Entertainment, Sports and News Digital Platform.Working closely with the Executive Director and Managers of the team, the position provides a unique opportunity to gain a solid understanding of Fox Corporation while supporting and interacting with ad sales, research, pricing and planning, finance, and technology.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Weekly Pacing

  • Assist with reporting and analysis of weekly sales and ad delivery performance
  • Provide analysis/insight for use by Sales/Finance/Yield teams


Monthly Close

  • Assist with monthly financial close including revenue accrual entries and general ledger reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly metrics reporting and detailed variance analysis
  • Monitor key metrics (pricing, sellout, yield) and investigate as necessary


Forecasting
  • Assist with Budget/Forecast process - update models with actuals, revise forecasts for monthly/quarterly submissions
  • Work closely with peer groups (Network Research, Ad Sales Research, Sales, Yield/Ad Ops) to gather forecasting inputs/assumptions


Data Analysis

  • Work closely with Yield/Ad Ops to investigate abnormal items related to ad delivery
  • Integrate data from multiple data sources (FreeWheel, Adobe Analytics, Nielsen, etc) and leverage analytic tools (Excel, Tableau, etc) to develop business insights and dashboards that will be applied to best business practices around digital inventory optimization
  • Perform user acceptance testing during system implementation and report development


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Accounting/Finance/Economics bachelor's degree
  • 1-2 years of experience in digital media and corporate finance
  • Strong interest in Media/Digital industry
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; an advanced level of proficiency is preferred
  • Digital Ad Serving systems such as Freewheel and Google Ad Manager
  • Order Management Systems (Operative is a plus)


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.