Senior Finance Manager

Time Inc.

(New York, New York)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Time Inc.
Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading content company that engages over 150 million consumers every month through our portfolio of premium brands across platforms. By combining our distinctive content with our proprietary data and people-based targeting, we offer highly differentiated end-to-end solutions to marketers across the multimedia landscape.
Summary
Reporting to the Finance Director, Global Agency Development, the Senior Finance Manager will oversee Advertising Revenue Finance and support the Sales and Finance senior management teams on Agency Holding Company advertiser accounts across all Time Inc. properties and advertising revenue lines of business. The Senior Finance Manager will be a crucial resource to (and partner with) executive Finance and Sales management during the upfront financial analysis, negotiation and strategic management of enterprise-wide Agency Holding Company incentive deals. This position will provide revenue reporting, budgeting and forecasting, in addition to performing ad hoc analyses as required for the role’s assigned Agency Holding Companies and the advertiser brands therein. This role will manage a Financial Analyst and liaise with the offshore finance team.
Responsibilities
* Collaborate with internal department heads and external agency executives on new revenue initiatives to develop advertiser incentive contracts and prove out profitability – video, digital partnerships, licensing, branded content, content syndication and events. * Devise and oversee implementation of negotiated deal terms to key partners within the organization. * Operationalize existing deals and monitor pacing against deal terms. Generate and participate in high level overviews and resolve questions on deal terms and impact. * Provide financial evaluation and strategic input in the creation of advertiser incentive deals that influence investment behavior. * Serve as the business partner to executive sales and finance management by communicating forecast, trends and contract incentive assumptions. Assist with ad hoc analysis as needed to guide sales decisions. * Oversee ad revenue forecast and budget development by Agency Holding Company and advertiser brand, balancing available historical data with sales insight to drive accuracy and accountability. * Identify risks and opportunities through trend spotting and analysis, provide recommendations and prepare variance analysis for senior management. * Prepare budget and operating review materials/presentations and manage ongoing reporting against budget and investment objectives. Collaborate with offshore team on the creation and distribution of these reports.
Ideal Candidate
* **Independent:** You are self-driven with the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment without losing attention to detail and the overall big picture. You’re skilled at taking the lead and moving a project forward. You’re a quick learner and problem solver. You’re skilled at exercising sound, independent judgment and discretion. * **An excellent communicator:** Peers, bosses and direct reports flock to you for your crystal clear approach to communication – whether you’re leading a major presentation, on a client call or drafting a simple email. You possess strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to work across all functions and levels of the organization in a manner that supports functional collaboration across Sales, Planning & Finance. You’re able to convey financial information and concepts to business leaders in a non-financial and actionable way. * **Proven:** You bring six plus years of business experience in a finance management role where you have demonstrated robust financial modeling and analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative. You also bring four plus years of prior management experience. You have the ability to interpret and synthesize financial data and present in an accurate and concise manner. A Bachelor’s degree is required and an MBA is preferred. * **Knowledgeable:** You have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) with specific knowledge of pivot tables, v-look ups, macros, etc. You understand how to streamline reporting, budgeting, and forecasting and have a solid understanding of core accounting and finance. You’re also familiar with working in a sales driven environment, and have knowledge of the publishing and/or media industry.
Compensation and Working Conditions
Reports to Finance Director, Global Agency Development
New York, New York
Skills Desired
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  • Advertising
  • Balancing
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Data
  • Financial Modeling
  • Forecasting
  • Licensing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Planning
  • Quantitative
  • Strategic Management
  • Trend Spotting
  • Sales Management
  • Budget Development
  • Pivot Tables
  • Historical Data
  • Finance
  • Ad Hoc Analysis
  • Media
  • Accounting
  • Publishing
  • Branded Content

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