Wirecutter, the product review and buying guide arm of The New York Times Company, is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst, who will help build and support the day to day Finance function of a fast-paced, growing business.
Wirecutter was founded in September 2011, and it became a part of The New York Times Company in October 2016. The company’s purpose: to help people find great things, quickly and easily. Through rigorous testing, research, reporting, and whatever means necessary, we create straightforward recommendations that save readers from unnecessary stress, time, and effort. We then monetize these reviews through enabling our readers to easily purchase the products they are interested in.
The New York Times Company is making a sizable investment to accelerate growth of the business. Wirecutter aims to expand this business by improving performance of existing product categories while applying Wirecutter product review approach to new product categories, in addition to exploring new revenue opportunities in commerce
To help manage our growth we’re looking for an ambitious, strategically minded financial professional to help scale a growing Finance function for Wirecutter. This is a unique, exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment backed by the resources of a larger company. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundational knowledge of corporate accounting and FP&A principles. The Senior Financial Analyst will report to Wirecutter’s Director of Finance.
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assisting in monthly close procedures and organizing the reporting of key revenue streams
Preparing and managing select P&L accounts
Streamlining and designing the automation of financial processes
Preparing key reporting on the team’s financial and operational performance on a monthly and quarterly basis
Preparing quarterly forecasts
Contributing to ongoing revenue reporting and data analysis to help inform decision making
Helping drive Wirecutter’s annual strategic planning and budgeting process
Supporting the wider Wirecutter team on general business partnering and problem-solving
What we’re looking for in you:
Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
2-4 years of experience in a corporate accounting or FP&A setting
An ability to multi-task, prioritize and thrive in demanding and fast-paced environments
Deep intellectual curiosity; excitement and eagerness for delving into complex challenges and opportunities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, mastery of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Experience with Hyperion Essbase, SQL a plus but not required
Benefits and Perks:
- Make an impact by supporting our original, independent and deeply reported journalism.
- We provide competitive health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their families
- We support responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match.
- We offer a competitive parental leave.
- We are committed to career development and ongoing learning, and provide employees $8,000 annually for tuition reimbursement.
- We have frequent panel discussions and talks by a wide variety of newsmakers and industry leaders.
- Join a community committed to the richness of diversity, experiences and talents in the world we cover, supported by a variety of employee resource groups.
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.