Strategic Finance Analyst

The Athletic Media Company
San Francisco
22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Job role
Finance analyst
Contract type
Full time
About Us The Athletic is a subscription–based media publisher of smarter sports coverage for die–hard fans. Founded in 2016, The Athletic's full–time writers, alongside talented contributors and freelancers, have produced thousands of in–depth articles for subscribers free of ads, pop–ups and auto–play videos. With coverage in 45 markets and counting across North America, readers can count on in–depth, authentic storytelling written by talented local and national sports journalists like Ken Rosenthal, Pierre LeBrun, Seth Davis, Stewart Mandel, and many more. Our employees are talented reporters, writers, editors, engineers, designers, marketers, brand strategists and more, who are committed to helping sports fans fall in love with the sports page again. About the Role We are looking for a driven financial analyst who can support a multitude of financial forecasting/reporting procedures, own various editorial budgets and drive effective close oversight. This position will also have the additional opportunity to work on ad hoc strategic projects. This role will be based in our San Francisco headquarters. Responsibilities Supporting the creation of near–term and long–term financial forecasts and execution against plan Creating management–ready presentation materials to keep key stakeholders abreast of operational results Assisting the strategic finance team with ad hoc strategic projects with high–profile visibility Providing the full range of oversight, control, and execution across various regional and local discretionary editorial budgets Operate as HQ contact to support our full–time editorial infrastructure Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field 1–3 years of relevant experience preferred Highly analytical and an effective communicator that can manage multiple relationships Demonstrated track record of superior financial/strategic analysis and developing/delivering recommendations based on this analysis Team player that can work effectively across a small, but growing headquarters team Thrive in a fast–paced, ambiguous environment and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics Investment banking, venture capital, or management consulting background highly preferred The Company is backed by Founders Fund, Evolution Media, Courtside Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Bedrock Capital, Advancit Capital, Y Combinator, and other leading investors. The Athletic is headquartered in San Francisco, California.