iHeartMedia Financial Analyst in Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Job Summary:

This position will support the finance team with regularly scheduled reporting deliverables as well as ad-hoc analysis and requests. Reporting and analysis will be primarily internally-facing and will focus on sales, revenue and expense activity on team and business unit levels.

Responsibilities

  • Designs, implements and provides products, programs, projects, processes and policies in support of the Financial Planning and Analysis function.

  • Provides financial services and consulting at the branch, team and/or market level; performs analysis and interpretation of financial and other data; directly supports the Finance Manager and finance team.

  • Forecasts, analyzes, and evaluates financial plans and budgets; develops recommendations to achieve financial objectives.

  • Participates in expense forecasting and actuals process, including research and communication of variances and competitor analysis.

  • Responsible for preparing and distributing analytical and performance tracking reports to sales and operational team leaders.

  • Prepares forecast results commentary; compiles consolidated expense actual and forecast reports for distribution to appropriate leadership.

  • Analyzes trends, researches issues and responds to inquiries.

  • Contributes to the development of best practices for company.

  • Responsible for understanding detailed financials, key variances and identifying risks/opportunities to the business

  • Builds process improvements that identify and track key operating metrics that can be leveraged to develop planning tools.

  • Creates financial models to support P&L forecasting, annual budgeting process, and evaluation of strategic business decisions.

  • Interfaces with business, finance & sales leads, accounting partners and IT to ensure accurate data and information gathering.

  • Performs analysis/deep dives on profitability, revenue trends and other periodic ad-hoc analytical projects.

  • Performs ad hoc research as necessary; prepares and presents comprehensive evaluations, proposals and recommendations to appropriate leadership.

  • May assist with budgeting process including preparation of templates, coordination of budget meetings, entering budget information into appropriate systems and preparation of presentation materials.

Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite; advanced skills in Excel with a focus on speed and efficiency

  • Experience with accounting software, IBM Cognos Analytics/CAFE, Peoplesoft, or ability to learn new systems quickly

  • Knowledge of GAAP rules and financial statements

  • Self-starter, can work independently under minimal supervision

  • Highly detail oriented, with strong attention to accuracy

  • Excellent planning and organization skills; can multitask and prioritize workload under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • High degree of quantitative, analysis, problem-solving and decision-making skills; critical thinker

  • Stress tolerance, can maintain composure when faced with difficult situations/personalities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills; professional and confident demeanor

Work Experience

  • 2+ years’ analytical experience in financial planning, operations or other finance-heavy division

Education

  • Minimum of 4-year college degree in Accounting or Finance

Location

Allentown, PA: 7450 Tilghman Street, Suite 104, 18106

Position Type

Regular

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, live events, and on-demand entertainment and information services across the nation and providing premier opportunities for advertisers.

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