Emerald 2020-1103 in New York, New York
Emerald, a leader in building dynamic market platforms that integrate live events and media, seeks a Senior Financial Analyst to support our Marketing function in all aspects of financial planning and analysis. As a key member of the FP&A team, this position provides vital expertise to ensure the financial health of Emerald’s centralized marketing organization. This position has the flexibility to be based either in San Juan Capistrano, CA or New York City, NY.
The Financial Analyst will be involved in all aspects of the Emerald financial planning and analysis function with focus on operational and analytical reporting, budget and rolling forecast cycles, financial consolidation, and various planning and analytical initiatives. The key insights provided by the Financial Analyst will support the results-oriented and performance-driven transformation of our marketing culture.
To best support a large portfolio of brands at Emerald, candidates for this position must enjoy a challenge, and be eager to learn more about the industries their portfolio supports and to advance their FP&A skills through new tasks. Proactivity, initiative, and ownership are essential to success on this team, and a confident, analytical, and inquisitive mindset is critical to this role’s ability to ask the right questions, investigate anomalies to resolution, and engage in meaningful strategic conversations with senior and executive-level leaders. This position offers the opportunity to contribute directly to the success of our marketing organization as a true partner, with growth and advancement opportunities for those seeking a long-term impact.
Act as day to day finance resource for Emerald’s centralized Marketing and Marketing Operations organization
Support the annual budget process for Emerald’s Marketing organization spanning multiple channels and products
Perform monthly financial forecast consolidation and variance analysis of results for Emerald’s Marketing team
Manage month end close process/accruals for the Marketing organization
Conduct monthly financial reviews using robust reporting and analytical tools to provide insight into expense trends
Work with Marketing leadership on the development of marketing spend Dashboard’s and KPI’s
Conduct ROI and spend analysis to help guide future investment decisions
Conduct headcount planning and analysis for the centralized Marketing and Marketing Operations organization
Perform ad hoc analyses and projects as needed
Train marketing teams on basic financial skills as needed
Provide tools to streamline budgeting, forecasting and expense tracking
Validate and challenge marketing expenses and goals
BS/BA in Finance/Accounting/Economics
5-10 years of experience in corporate/operations finance supporting a marketing function
Demonstrated financial modeling, reporting, and analytical experience in a corporate environment
Expert level in Excel required
Knowledge of ERP systems (SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Epicor, JDE); Hyperion Planning experience a major plus
Exposure to data mining and working with large and complex data sets
Coachable and eager to learn and improve skills
Strong at execution with attention to detail
Ability to communicate with all levels of management and associates
Comfortable working in a fast pace environment, able to meet deadlines, and enjoys a challenge
Ability to operate effectively in a cross functional team environment
Emerald is a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data-focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. As true partners, we at Emerald strive to build our customers’ businesses by creating opportunities that inspire, amaze, and deliver breakthrough results. With over 140 events each year, our teams are creators and connectors who are thoroughly immersed in the industries we serve and committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. For more information, please visit http://www.emeraldx.com.
External Company URL: https://www.emeraldx.com/careers/
Street: 100 Broadway, 14th Floor
Posting Title: Senior Financial Analyst, Marketing