AlticeUSA/CSC Holdings

  • Senior Business Analyst

    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/7/2018 6:55 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-17413
    Area of Interest
    Finance & Accounting
    Business Unit
    Corporate
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Job Location : Location
    US-NY-Woodbury
  • Overview

    Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers - and our people.

    News 12 Networks is the first, largest and most watched 24-hour local television news network in the country, with seven individual local news channels and five traffic and weather channels serving Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Westchester, Hudson Valley, the Bronx, and Brooklyn.

    Responsibilities

    The Senior Financial Business Planner will be reporting directly to the Manager of FP&A.  This role is an FP&A role that would possess the following responsibilities.

    • Lead the development and preparation of strategic and financial aspects of budget/forecast using excel, Oracle, and Essbase.
    • Work closely with business leaders to develop budget/forecast that reflects operational and financial goals of the company and act as a resource to help achieve these goals.
    • Develop budget/forecast presentation, which clearly speaks to the strategy, goals, and financials.
    • In charge of month end close for the specified entities. This includes producing appropriate accrual/reclass entries and working closely with accounting department to ensure monthly entries are entered and posted on a timely manner.
    • Analyze and explain monthly variances and incorporate variances into running forecast on a monthly basis.
    • Update and review analysis outlining deviations to plan and review with business leaders.
    • Develop solutions to deviations to align back with original plan.
    • Work with business leaders to identify saving opportunities and efficiencies.
    • Determine best practices to improve quality and efficiencies to current work flow and create consistencies across network.
    • Perform routine and ad-hoc analysis.
    • Work on special projects as required.

    This role is based in Woodbury, NY

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance.  Master’s degree is a plus.
    • Minimum of 5 years experience with strong analytical skills and understanding of the key aspects of financial planning, primarily focus on cost analysis.
    • Someone who takes accountability/ownership and drive results.
    • Cultivate cooperative working relationship, a team player, self-starter, adhere to deadlines while ensuring a high level of accuracy, professionalism, confidentiality, and quality.
    • Great interpersonal skills, excellent verbal & written communication, organize, attention to details, and can multitask.
    • Can work independently and under pressure in a fast pace environment.
    • Ability to identify problems and seek solutions.
    • Willing to be flexible and work hard to support business needs.
    • Advance knowledge of Microsoft office suite.
    • Proficient in Oracle, Hyperion, Essbase, and Budget/Forecast software is preferred.
    • Media experience is a plus.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

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