News Corp

  • Associate, Senior Analyst Management Reporting

    Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK
    Requisition ID
    2018-31053
  • Company Overview

    News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia, and pay-tv distribution in Australia.
    Headquartered in New York, the activities of News Corp are conducted primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

    Job Description

     News Corp is looking for Senior Analyst to join our FP&A team. The person in this role will be responsible for managing the development, design, and implementation of data-driven insights for subscriber metrics and KPIs across News Corp’s diverse business, including newspapers, television, book publishing and digital real estate services. This role will report into the Manager, Management Reporting and will be based out of our HQ in Midtown Manhattan.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Provide relevant and insightful financial analysis with respect to consolidated results across multiple business units (including the key drivers of business performance) for budgets, outlooks and monthly/quarterly results, with specific emphasis on newspaper circulation and subscriber metrics reporting

    • Maintain an effective communication process with key stakeholders and business partners to ensure that budgets, outlooks and monthly/quarterly analyses are accurate, complete and timely; implement corporate initiatives, including changes in reporting requirements

    • Assist in the generation and distribution of weekly/monthly/quarterly Flash reporting for use by senior management, with primary responsibility for all circulation and subscriber metrics reporting

    • Participate in providing analyses and materials for senior management/investor relations for quarterly press releases, earnings calls and Board of Directors presentations

    • Manage the collection, maintenance and integrity of data submissions by News Corp business units within Hyperion application

    • Manage accuracy of foreign currency translation

    • Develop and maintain standardized best practices regarding the reporting and analysis of business performance on a consolidated basis

    • Prepare ad-hoc analyses for the CFO, Deputy CFO, SVP/FP&A and other senior management team, as necessary

    Qualifications:

    Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and 3-5 years of financial analysis experience

    • Management reporting experience

    • Ability to derive analytical insights from multiple data sources

    • Must understand context and relevant KPIs

    • Knowledge of Microsoft packages (Advanced Excel Skills and Power Point)

    • Strong analytical and communication skills

    • Ability to work within strict deadlines in a group environment and takes initiative

    • Comfortable interacting with all levels of senior management 

    Desired:

    • Experience in the publishing/media industry

    • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and Hyperion reports

    • Experience implementing new systems and/or workflows with the aim of process improvement 

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