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Financial Analyst

Company: Sotheby's
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Established in 1744, Sotheby's is the world's premier destination for art and luxury. Synonymous with innovation, Sotheby's promotes access, connoisseurship and preservation of fine art and rare objects through auctions, private sales and retail locations. Our trusted global marketplace is supported by a network of specialists spanning 40 countries and 50 categories, which include Contemporary Art, Modern and Impressionist Art, Old Masters, Chinese Works of Art, Jewelry, Watches, Wine and Spirits, and Interiors, among many others.


The Financial Analyst will assist in the day-to-day activities for the Finance team and will be primarily responsible for the preparation of financial statements as well as analyzing of P&L and balance sheet accounts. This role will work cross-over with accounting and financial analysis related duties.


  • Use systems and tools to provide significant analysis, data, and insights to finance leadership in the annual planning and periodic forecast process
  • Consolidation and monitoring of forecast completion
  • Drill downs into account components
  • Identification of unusual and large variances
  • Preparation and distribution of divisional and departmental forecast P&Ls
  • Preparation of monthly forecast package that is reviewed with Global Head of Finance
  • Preparation of monthly performance and package that are reviewed by CEO and CFO with shareholders
  • Preparation of financial statements (financials and footnotes)
  • Assist in the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Analysis of certain P&L and balance sheet accounts
  • Involvement with special projects in both controllership and FP&A as they arise
  • Assist in the global consolidation and close process
  • Assist with the internal control process

  • Four-year degree in accounting
  • 2-4 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Proficient with Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP and/or HFM / Oracle is a plus
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities
  • Organized, detail oriented and a great team player
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Interest in the world of art is a plus
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    The Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race (including, without limitation, traits historically associated with race, such as natural hair, hair texture, and protective and treated or untreated hairstyles), color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership/union status, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic predisposition, genetic information, reproductive health decision, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, alienage or citizenship status, domestic violence victim status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province or local law. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it operates.

Keywords: Sotheby's, New York , Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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