Finance Director

Full time Condé Nast Entertainment

Job Detail

  • Experience 7 Years
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

Condé Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company’s portfolio includes many of the world’s most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Appétit and Wired, among others. Condé Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.

Job Description

This role will be responsible for providing comprehensive financial oversight for Condé Nast Entertainment’s strategic FP&A functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop financial budgeting, planning and forecasting tools for CNE.  Manage overall current estimates, annual budgets, and long-range forecasts
  • Preparation of business plans for CNE, the various business units, and growth initiatives
  • Partner with revenue, ad operations, technology, and other departments across the organization to develop a dynamic revenue forecast
  • Co-ordinate with Condé Nast Corporate to meet reporting deadlines on budget and forecasts
  • Co-ordinate with Condé Nast sales planners to ensure correct booking of pipeline revenue to video platform
  • Work closely with strategic operations and programming teams, as well as sales and ad operations functions, on budget and forecast process – collecting and modelling all relevant information
  • Develop cash flow forecasts for TV/Film and production services revenue
  • Act as key liaison with corporate FP&A and brand finance teams for all forecasting questions
  • Implement process improvements to align workflows to required financial reporting
  • Manage monthly risk and opportunity reporting
  • Ad hoc analysis as required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field required
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience showing progression in financial planning or accounting
  • Extensive experience in digital media, television, or film industries preferred
  • Strong Quantitative and analytical skills
  • Excellent Excel skills required
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task across projects under tight timeframes
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and project-oriented work ethic
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills – ability to work well with others and collaborate across the organization to achieve goals

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