Finance and Reporting Team Lead

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Apr 7, 2016 - Requisition No. 49375

Bloomberg Media Advertising Finance team is trusted with the Global Ad Revenue financial operations. Everything from monthly ad revenue and accounting close to coordination, analysis and reporting on performance to Sales Management. We work closely with Media Sales and our Financial team to provide accurate and efficient financial support for Global Operations, Marketing and Sales We specialize in creating revenue models for ad sales and maintaining all of the sales projections throughout the year. Our colleagues depend on us to develop and maintain policies and procedures that ensure adequacy of internal controls and effectiveness in providing financial services to the enterprise.

We are looking for a dynamic Finance and Reporting professional to train, manage and develop our Global Team Leaders and Analysts across the enterprise. Reporting directly into the Global Media Finance Organization you will be pivotal in helping to develop and shape this newly formed team

We'll Trust you to:

  • Mentor and develop a Global team
  • Work collaboratively to review monthly financial statements, and related reporting to effectively highlight critical issues, risks, trend and opportunities
  • Work with colleagues in Pricing and Planning on developing media platform rate cards including calculating CPM's, average unit rates, and revenue built based on programming
  • Ideate and test reporting dashboards on a periodic basis to provide visibility to stakeholders across the Global Ad Sales organization - being able to flex and change with the changing needs of the organization.
  • Oversee the definitions of key attributes and the enablement of all standard reports across the group
  • Interact with all areas of Bloomberg LP to ensure effective coordination, communication and support
  • Lead special projects, initiatives and ad-hoc report and analysis requests

You need to have:

  • 10+ years of experience in media finance, planning & analysis and reporting, demonstrating progressive career growth and pattern of exceptional performance
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, and/or Accounting
  • The ability to establish effective working relationships with all levels of management and staff
  • Critical thinking ability
  • Experience in budgeting/forecasting, variance analysis, pricing, and cash flow planning
  • Experience in gathering reporting requirements generating reports and dashboards/reporting for senior leadership
  • Experience in using financial systems such as SAP (ECC, BW)
  • Experience with ad sales systems like Dealmaker, DFP, DART, AdMark, Sintec, WideOrbit
  • Experience with analytics and visualization tools (e.g., Tableau)

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps

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