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Business Analyst

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New York, NY

Posted Apr 4, 2022 - Requisition No. 102220

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Our Media Finance team is trusted with the Global Media Revenue financial operations. We do it all, everything from monthly ad revenue and accounting close to coordination, analysis and reporting on performance to Sales Management across all our commercial teams. We work closely with the Media Sales and financial team to provide accurate and efficient financial support for our global stakeholders across the sales and operations teams.

You will be responsible for assisting the sales team leadership team to manage their opportunity pipeline and maintain the sales projections throughout the year. You’ll work on a variety of projects aimed at optimizing our Salesforce instance and develop stronger processes to increase the quality of data we obtain. We will use this data to develop dashboards that provide analytical insight for our leadership and sales team around the business.

Who are you?

You are a dynamic self-starter with a strong financial analysis background ready to dig into all data sets and provide analysis to the hypothesis presented to us by our executive team. You will report directly into the Global Media Finance Organization.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Provide proactive insights to business partners based on data analysis and work to identify issues and recommend actions plans based on discussions with stakeholders
  • Collect requirements and develop dashboards specific to each of the stakeholders and to align with each team’s workflow processes
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to build out more automation for their reporting and information gathering to drive business alignment across the organization
  • Document processes and tools to maintain integrity and accuracy of sales and revenue data in our data warehouse
  • Develop new KPIs to measure performance and operational efficiencies across all teams in the commercial businesses
  • Discover and drive performance improvements across the sales platforms, tools and processes we use and help continue to scale
  • Generate regular and ad-hoc metric analysis for the sales leadership team to monitor performance across a range of key business drivers  
  • Work on special projects, initiatives and ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests

You need to have:

  • 3-4 years of experience as a Financial Analyst / Auditor / Sales Op Analyst
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Statistics, and/or Accounting
  • Strong competency with Excel building financial models and visualizations
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with all levels of the team
  • Critical thinking ability and attention to detail

We’d love to see:

  • Experience with building complex statistical models
  • Experience with analytics and visualization tools (e.g., Birst, Power BI, Tableau)
  • Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email amer_recruit@bloomberg.net.

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