• Senior Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    High growth, acquisitive, private equity owned, Global Marketing content creation group is seeking a dynamic Senior FP&A analyst to support the strong growth of the group globally.

    Based in New York and reporting to the CreativeDrive Group FP&A Director and Group CFO, this position will first structure then manage the Financial Planning and Accounting function of the company.



    • Assist with the development of monthly, quarterly, and yearly forecasts including global consolidation of CD’s subsidiaries
    • Work closely with the sales team, regional management, and operations to develop monthly sales and gross margin forecasts including the development of daily global sales targets
    • Maintain weekly KPI forecasts (Booked business, conversion, RFP tracking, New business activation) to help substantiate sales targets
    • Compile backup documentation and detailed bridges to help influence decision making and inform leadership of underlying trends
    • Partner with FP&A team to assist with the creation of new processes, controls, and reports to deliver an integrated financial business plan to meet corporate deadlines
    • Create supporting materials for the presentation to CD’s Global executive leadership and Shareholders
    • Examine profitability of all projects / clients and provide analysis on variances vs pricing

    Month End Close: 

    • Liaison with Accounting / Control to reconcile components of financial results, analyze variances vs. plan / LY and report consolidated financial results
    • Develop and maintain P&L reporting packages for North American leadership
    • Conduct monthly and cumulative variance analysis; incorporate actual results into quarterly financial forecast
    • Partner with FP&A to assist with the consolidation of a month end close reporting package
    • Provide business insight to CD’s business partners as needed


    • Responsible for reporting financial results and KPI globally and evaluating current business trends
    • Review and analyze productivity reporting of all KPI Metrics: sales, gross margin, conversion, and others by geography and division
    • Develop Divisional P&L reporting for distribution to business leaders
    • Drive initiatives to streamline processes, maintain and improve upon
    • xisting reporting
    • Provide materials to support weekly sales meeting and monthly review presentations

    Financial Partnership: 

    • Establish strong financial partnerships across the business and provide analytical support to drive business initiatives and achieve financial targets
    • Manage the pricing preparation of new projects and liaise with business leaders to ensure consistent with forecast
    • Complete ad-hoc projects and analysis


    • Ability to identify business needs and process improvements based on trends, propose solutions and manage cross-functional projects to completion
    • Outstanding analytical skills and proven track record of utilizing insights from data collection to create strategic initiatives and action plans
    • Ability to clearly communicate ideas, build and maintain effective working relationships with team members and peers across the organization


    • 5+ years of experience in Financial Planning, Analysis or related field in Media industry
    • Proficiency with Adaptive Insights, but other systems experience a plus (NetSuite, SalesForce, Workfront, SQL)
    • Advanced financial modelling and Microsoft Excel skills
    • P&L Budgeting/Forecasting experience required, with an emphasis on building driver-based forecasts
    • Outstanding organizational skills, with the ability to communicate across multiple levels of the business
    • Prior experience navigating company-wide ERP implementation is a plus


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