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Financial Analyst

Date: Oct 31, 2018

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: Nielsen

Financial Analyst - 27463

Finance and Corporate Development - USA New York, New York 

 

Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients audience measurement services across all devices — television, radio, online, mobile — where content is consumed. We are the global leader in both television and digital measurement, helping our clients understand the reach of their content and advertising campaigns, as well as providing effectiveness metrics that help optimize and validate their overall spending, and maximize the value of their content.

 

The Financial Analyst is a member of the Digital Finance team.  This is a fast paced, high performing team that executes the overall financial planning and analysis of some of the fastest growing products within the Watch portfolio.  The Financial Analyst will be crucial to executing invoicing and revenue recognition, understanding client trends, and providing management with key performance indicators. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage the invoicing process for all digital products
  • Support monthly revenue recognition for all digital products
  • Prepare reports to analyze contractual commitments and monthly usage on our volumetric product suite
  • Create Dashboards Provide analytics and insights into the trends of the digital clients; utilize historical data in forecasting future trends and outlook
  • Drive the development and implementation of creative solutions to improve quality, timeliness and control within the financial planning, analysis and reporting processes
  • Partner with various groups including Sales, Operations, Contracts, Finance to report out findings, trends and identify solutions for potential issues
  • Perform various ad hoc financial analysis for management around Digital Products

 

Qualifications:

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience in data or financial analysis
  • Must have a strong work ethic, self-motivated work style and a good attention to detail and enjoy a dynamic environment with new challenges and changing work priorities
  • Individual contributor and team player with great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills, close attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint, ability to learn SAP Financial system required

 

About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  New York,New York 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  Yes, 5% of the Time 

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