AT&T Lead Financial Analyst in El Segundo, California
Overall Purpose: Responsible for supporting content financial planning and analysis. This includes a) planning and forecasting, b) month-close and analysis, c) cost modeling and profitability analyses, d) decision support for content ops team through insightful analyses, scorecards and management reporting.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop, maintain and update detailed planning and forecasting models for FP&A
Provide actionable insights to the content ops team to identify opportunities to reduce programming costs
Execute month close including accrual of actuals, variance and trend analyses.
Develop periodic forecast updates, annual financial planning and 5-year plan updates
Partner closely with the controller and supplier payments teams to ensure accuracy of booked financials
Review programming contracts to ascertain that the economics are translated correctly into financial models
Support management reporting including leadership reviews
Develop metrics and scorecards to monitor and improve profitability trends
5-7 years of experience in Financial Analysis, modeling and forecasting.
MBA in finance and/or CPA strongly preferred.
Experience with providing CFO support to a business unit
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Ability to communicate complex ideas simply and concisely.
Excellent interpersonal communications and project management/leadership skills.
Previous experience or understanding of content economics highly desirable
Experience: Typically requires 5-7 years experience. Supervisory: No.
Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, Finance, or a technical related field
Five years experience in accounting, financial analysis, or financial reporting
Good communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal communications and project management/leadership skills
Excellent desktop skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Access)
Five or more years experience in Financial Analysis, modeling and forecasting
MBA in Finance