Why would I want this job?

The Analyst will oversee monthly reporting including actual spend vs. budget, vs. forecast and provide ad-hoc analyses as needed. They will also manage a quarterly worldwide marketing tracker partnering with Global Media, regional Finance & regional Marketing teams to produce a wholistic worldwide marketing spend report by channel and product category.

What would I be doing?

  • Manage & distribute monthly spending reports to Central Marketing teams.
  • Work with cross functional partners to forecast monthly spend.
  • Run monthly program and overhead budget meetings with department VP’s to review actual spend, variances from plan and identify risks.
  • Provide financial support to central and regional marketing teams including direction on booking expenses, cross charging local markets, reallocating funds, approved incremental and marketing accounts to be used.
  • Manage monthly and year end close with Central Marketing and Accounting.
  • Provide Central Marketing accruals for all costs incurred in a given month that have not been invoiced.
  • Manage monthly reclasses for all Central Marketing teams supported.
  • Provide variance commentary on MTD & YTD actuals vs. budget for Central Marketing business units.
  • Over-see quarterly worldwide marketing (Big M) investment tracker.
  • Manage regional Big M tracker submissions, coordinate consolidation of media (MSR’s) and non-media trackers.
  • Ensure all trackers roll up correctly and tie to latest Big M forecasts.
  • Build the Central tracker with all corporate marketing costs and consolidate with regional submissions for total worldwide marketing view by channel and product category.
  • Create PowerPoint decks illustrating key findings from marketing trackers and present to Sr. Management.
  • Manage ad-hoc reporting for CMO and Central Marketing leads.
  • Provide support to Marketing FP&A Manager.

What would make me qualified?

Required Qualifications:

 

  • 4-6 years of finance related experience
  • BS degree (Finance or Accounting preferred)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record delivering high quality work
  • Comfortable working with senior management
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and under tight deadlines
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to maintain presence in both NJ and NYC offices

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Currently holds or is in pursuit of an MBA
  • Marketing Finance experience
  • Experience with Hyperion Planning
  • Experience with business intelligence tools such as SAP Business Objects