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Sr. Finance Analyst

Employer
Comcast Corporation
Location
Prince, New York, United States
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FreeWheel, a Comcast company, provides comprehensive ad platforms for publishers, advertisers, and media buyers. Powered by premium video content, robust data, and advanced technology, we're making it easier for buyers and sellers to transact across all screens, data types, and sales channels. As a global company, we have offices in nine countries and can insert advertisements around the world.
Job Summary
FreeWheel Finance needs a mission-driven, self-starting, quantitative thinker to assist and support several key monthly and quarterly revenue deliverables related to Strata Platform. This person must see challenges as opportunities and take initiative to explore issues to find innovative scalable solutions. As a member of the FreeWheel Revenue Finance team, this person will serve as a subject matter expert on assigned revenue streams, and will accomplish this by maintaining revenue models and ensuring their associated deliverables are performed on time and accurately. This role reports to the Director, Revenue Finance of Strata Platform. Our Team & You: The FreeWheel Finance team has strong business partnerships and influence throughout the company. We drive financially-informed decisions in support of leadership's strategic objectives. We have made investment in advanced analytics capabilities to enhance our data driven approach to problem solving. We are also focused on process improvement to create an efficient transactional infrastructure for both our internal and external customers. We require a strong detail-oriented analyst to perform the monthly and quarterly calculations using the current structure, while challenging the norms and embracing process improvement and other positive change. The FreeWheel Finance leadership team has a proven track record of talent development. We invest in our team members and partner with them on their career development by offering a wide range of opportunities, including mentorships, special project assignments and executive exposure.
Job Description

Core Responsibilities
  • Assist with the preparation and associated delivery of the monthly billable revenue for the following products: Agency Digital/Traditional, Agency Partnerships, Media eBusiness, MVPD and SBS. The analyst will be expected to execute calculations, understand the underlying detail and present to the Director for review.
  • Partner with the Financial Operations (Billing) team on proper billing mechanics for both new and existing billing relationships, as well as non-standard billing arrangements and adjustments.
  • Support monthly forecast and close responsibilities related to final billing's impact on current month performance, ensuring proper revenue recognition in collaboration with the Director.
  • Support annual budgeting and annual long-range planning exercises by collaborating with the business leads for the Strata Platform and working with the Director to complete these annual tasks.
  • Partner with the Director to provide monthly, quarterly and annual variance analysis (with explanations) for material variances as compared to budget, forecast, etc.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly planning for limited operating expenses that have a direct correlation with revenue for the Strata Platform.
  • Special projects, ad-hoc data requests, and support


General Requirements / Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or another analytical discipline
  • 1+ years of experience in a finance, accounting or revenue operations function, or as an intern/analyst/associate at a fast paced, high-growth startup, or similar environment
  • Experience in analytics and financial modeling -- Excel formula knowledge is a must (INDEX,MATCH,SUMIF,PivotTable etc)
  • A self-starter who can work independently, triangulate data points and identify/propose solutions to potential problems within revenue finance workflows. When all else fails, this person knows when and how to escalate effectively
  • Ability to effectively manage workload, prioritize and streamline tasks to ensure accuracy and take "ownership-mentality" in work
  • Meticulous attention to detail -- you are able to read through in-depth data reports and pull-out key takeaways
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with finance and non-finance people alike
  • Understanding or awareness of revenue recognition and accounting revenue best practices
  • Positive and enthusiastic collaborator within internal teams and cross-functionally
  • Willingness to learn advertising, media finance and its concepts
  • Experience with Salesforce, Incorta preferred, and Tableau, Snowflake a plus
  • General familiarity with the business models and/or competitive landscape and operational models of any of the following a plus: Legacy Media, Media Agencies, Ad-Serving Companies, Supply Side Platforms (SSPs), Demand Side Platforms (DSPs), Programmatic Advertising, etc.


Employees at all levels are expected to:
  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


Disclaimer:

  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.


Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.

Relevant Work Experience

5-7 Years

Salary:

Primary Location Pay Range: $84,003.75 - $126,005.62

Comcast intends to offer the selected candidate base pay within this range, dependent on job-related, non-discriminatory factors such as experience. The application window is 30 days from the date job is posted, unless the number of applicants requires it to close sooner or later.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

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