Senior Analyst – Manhattan – Media/Entertainment

The position will contribute research, modeling, and financial reporting for enterprise-wide analytics and revenue forecasting projects, driving top-line growth and operational effectiveness. The candidate will be a key contributor to strategic process, coordinating cross-functional teams to make financial recommendations on corporate initiatives.

  • Conduct requirements gathering and financial modeling for enterprise-wide analyses. This will include, but is not limited to, program acquisition studies, inventory load optimization, yield management & ROI studies on various company-wide initiatives
  • Manage weekly network financial reporting schedules and models, including status models, cost amortization, revenue builds, DR, KPIs, or stewardship
  • Own ad-hoc research projects including sales forecasting, delivery tracking, analytics, and long range plan development. Pull, aggregate, and analyze data from ad-sales and traffic systems and explain or forecast performance
  • Prepare persuasive and informative presentations for senior management to explain findings of analytics initiatives
  • Assist with other specific initiatives and projects on an as needed basis

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum 4 – 5 years work experience in investment banking, consulting, accounting, and/or media strategic planning.  Prior experience in advertising broadcasting business is a plus
  • CPA, CFA a plus
  • Demonstrated strong Excel, data management, and financial modeling skills
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills including charting
  • Knowledge of cable ratings and sales metrics a plus
  • Prior experience with Ad Sales Planning and Traffic IT systems a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional analytic and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management, ranging from senior corporate executives to business unit managers and third parties
  • High energy with a positive attitude and sense of humor

Contact: Cara Millstein / 212-685-4884 /