Manager, FP&A

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 08, 2019
Closes
Jan 17, 2019
Ref
JR-90270428
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time

Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history.

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 also 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.  Recently, Fast Company put The Washington Post at the top of the “World's Most Innovative Companies of 2018 in Media.” 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 subscription business, with direct reports for the digital, print and software sides of the business.  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.

Other requirements include but not limited to: 5+ years finance or accounting experience; prior management experience a plus; Bachelor's degree in finance, business, accounting or related field (Master's degree desired); understanding of financial systems optimization and knowledge in GAAP accounting; proven presentation and project management skills; and the ability to work effectively and independently with all levels of management. 

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