The Senior Financial Analyst will be a key member of the Financial Planning department and will support the planning and analysis function of the New York Mets and its affiliates. The role will be a key contributor in analyzing financial performance and determining revenue and profit growth opportunities across the organization. This position will work closely with various departments and build strong relationships. They will be a champion to help identify best practices and key finance reporting metrics.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist in the preparation of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and business plan.
Perform account and department analysis, with a focus on the Marketing business segment, and effectively communicate findings and observations to a broad audience.
Liaise with line of business managers and directors, primarily in the Marketing department, to ensure division will achieve certain benchmarks through P&L and margin analysis.
Utilize financial systems and tools, including Workday and Adaptive Planning, to develop reports, build models, and maintain and analyze data.
Support and engage various departments on key drivers that impact their business.
Prepare and maintain various financial reports, KPIs, dashboards and other related information.
Develop and maintain models and analyses to aid in the validation of existing budget/forecast and for special projects.
Engage in ad-hoc financial analyses and projects, including special projects that are visible to the executive leadership team.
Research on a variety of business, operational, league business, finance and accounting issues.
Assist in the maintenance and communication of finance and accounting policies to business units.
Support the Financial Planning department from an administrative capacity.
3 - 5 years of prior financial work experience in media, sports or entertainment.
Master’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field.
Experience using Workday and Adaptive Planning preferred; experience using ERP & financial systems required.
Understanding of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, financial modeling, data management, and costing / profitability methodologies and processes.
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; proficient in full Microsoft Office suite.
Possess strong financial modeling skills and able to quickly transform and analyze data.
Media/Agency experience a plus.
Possess strong quantitative and analytical skills.
Excellent communication skills in both oral and written settings.
Detailed oriented with good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
Be considered a critical thinker that can apply professional skepticism as needed and not afraid to challenge the status-quo.
Strong work ethic, results-oriented, and high standard of quality / performance.
The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.
$85,087.01 - $113,449.35