Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Washington, DC
Apr 11, 2023
May 03, 2023
Full Time
Job Description

The Washington Post's FP&A department is seeking a uniquely qualified individual with both finance and operations experience. This role requires the standard modeling and analytics skillset, leadership, and a sense of creativity and curiosity in the constantly evolving operations of a digital media business.

The purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos has propelled the company into the elite set of US digital publishers. Along with the robust investment and record-breaking growth in digital revenue and traffic comes the responsibility of guiding the company's resources into complete optimization to reach both strategic and financial objectives. You will be part of a team charged with this task; using data driven analytics combined with comprehensive judgment to advise both short- and long-term planning.

The FP&A team is comprised of subject matter experts of different departments and revenue streams. You will manage the analytics and reporting of our company-wide payroll and other business areas as assigned, as well as oversee sales incentive and bonus calculations. The ability to understand and communicate financial risks and opportunities at all times is imperative. You will use your subjective intelligence, client relationships, and leadership skills to build trust to serve the financial needs of the overall organization.

  • Partner with HR Compensation team to provide strategic and financial risk analysis for all quantitative bonus and incentive plans
  • Support team in the build and review of annual budget and quarterly revenue/expense re-forecasts.
  • Manage direct reports by guiding and supporting career development and performance
  • Support and review of quarterly and annuals sales incentive calculations
  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders.

  • You are interested in collaborating across multiple teams and levels of the organization
  • You have an aptitude for simplifying and communicating complex ideas
  • You are energized by problem-solving and the ability find creative solutions to a challenge or obstacle

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 7+ years of accounting or finance experience
  • Management experience required
  • A demonstrated understanding of accounting and financial concepts
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Knowledge of Hyperion plus
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated initiative in research and follow-through
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Wherever you are in your life or career, The Washington Post offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits for every step of your journey:
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Company-paid pension and 401(k) match
  • Three weeks of vacation and up to three weeks of paid sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays and two personal days
  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for any new parent
  • Robust mental health resources
  • Backup care and caregiver concierge services
  • Gender affirming services
  • Pet insurance
  • Free Post digital subscription
  • Leadership and career development programs

Benefits may vary based on the job, full-time or part-time schedule, location, and collectively bargained status.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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