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Strategic Financial Planning Analyst
- CNN - International Broadcasting
About Our Client
CNN's portfolio of news and information services is available in six different languages across all major TV, internet and mobile platforms reaching more than 395 million households around the globe. CNN International is the number one international TV news channel according to all major media surveys across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific region and Latin America and has an increased presence in the U.S. with its recent launch on CNNgo. Over the years it has won multiple prestigious awards around the world for its journalism, including most recently the Asian Television Award Cable & Satellite Network and Channel of the Year, and is a two-time winner of Royal Television Society News Channel of the Year. CNN Digital is a top network for online news, mobile news and social media. CNN has 41 editorial offices and more than 1,100 affiliates worldwide through CNN Newsource.
CNN International is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company.
The Strategic Planning Analyst will have responsibility for the following:
Provide sales reporting to communicate sales performance to Senior Management.
Responsible for working directly with efforts sales teams across multiple international markets to quantify weekly / monthly / quarterly / yearly performances relative to budgets and targets.
Assist in the preparation of Budgets and Long Range plans.
Produce ad-hoc management reports.
The reports can range from pricing and inventory management to category and client detail revenue, and can entail working with revenue and traffic databases to sift through data, analyse and eventually extract and synthesise key relevant information.
Advanced EXCEL skills, a degree of ACCESS database skills and familiarity with reporting systems are necessary.
While the position has no direct revenue accountability, it does interface directly with over 20 sales offices worldwide, approx.
In addition, the position is integral to managing in advertising revenue across TV networks and websites.
The Analyst will also be responsible for maintaining underlying Sales data supporting the regular and ad-hoc reports.
The Successful Applicant
The Successful Applicant:
- Qualified Accountant - ACCA/CIMA/ACA - 0-3 years PQE
- Bachelors Degree - 2:1/1st required from a reputable university
- Digital/Media/Digital Media Agency, Digital Media Owner sector experience is essential
- Excellent data analysis, presentation, written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to handle multiple projects, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
- Fluent with Microsoft Office, Advanced Excel Skills Required
- Interest in news, current affairs and strong international outlook
What's on Offer
Competitive salary and an impressive benefits package.