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Finance Manager

Company: New York Times
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It's why we have a newsroom that's 1,700 strong and sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It's why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it's why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it's worth paying for. -Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date,subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.Job DescriptionThe Corporate Accounting team is looking for a Finance Manager to be a key partner to our Facilities and Security departments here at The New York Times. Reporting to the Financial Director, this role will be responsible for expenses, analyzing capital project spend, and completing month-end close. This role has significant oversight of financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, reporting and financial analysis as well as assisting with special projects. The successful candidate for this role will be the expert in navigating a multi-dimensional database to pull together information necessary to support business decisions.Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review, analyze and communicate financial, accounting and statistical information for facilities and security
  • Perform monthly closing procedures for facilities and security expenses and balance sheet accounts, as assigned. This includes performing and/or reviewing account reconciliations and journal entries
  • Prepare annual operating and capital budget and forecast for facilities and security
  • Communicate with operational departments to research and report on all business issues
  • Review assigned areas of responsibility for continuous process improvement
  • Perform Sarbanes-Oxley assessments and/or testing, as required
  • Responsible for monitoring, evaluating and implementing internal controls over areas of responsibility
  • Respond to ad-hoc reporting, analysis and special assignments, as needed
  • Investigate and research accounting questions related to internal and external reporting issues to ensure that financial activity is recorded in a manner consistent with the Company's policies and procedures and GAAP
  • Work with internal and external auditors; responsible for responding to information requests from the Company's external auditors in connection with their quarterly reviews and annual audit of the Company's financial statements
  • Perform ad-hoc reporting and analysis as needed
  • Assist in the completion of special projects, such as implementation of new financial system features and functions
  • Convert complex data into meaningful information so actionable plans can be developedQualifications
    • 5-7 - years of experience in relevant financial roles with a deep understanding of financial and accounting concepts
    • BS/BA is required, preferably with a degree in Finance, Mathematics, Economics, or Accounting
    • MBA/CPA preferred
    • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and in person
    • Comfortable working with multiple teams across the Company including all business and newsroom departments
    • Detail and process oriented with the ability to understand requirements and build processes independentlyThe annual base pay range for this role is between $102,000.00 and $138,000.00. -#LI-AM1The 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.The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.

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