Digital First Media

  • Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/11/2019 1:38 PM)
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    The Denver Post, in partnership with AdTaxi, is a full-service media company, reaching more Denver-area adults every day of the week than any other medium in the market. Our diverse portfolio of digital, mobile, print and social media products includes Colorado’s largest daily newspaper and the largest network of websites, which includes and



    The Financial Analyst will be instrumental in analyzing, forecasting, and reporting the business. This position reports to the Director of Sales Analytics and supports both the advertising sales management team and finance team by providing business insights, budgeting, sales incentive programs, developing KPIs, scorecards and dashboards.  This role consists of both financial analysis and sales analysis functions.


    • Execute detailed post hoc analysis, trending, forecasting, and media profitability analysis.
    • Collect and analyze data from multiple sources including SQL Server, BPC (SAP), Salesforce (CRM), Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets and other sources.
    • Support Advertising and Finance leadership through the budgeting process by managing planning templates, trend analysis, and budgeting assumptions. Continue monitoring budgets and assist with expense accruals throughout the year.
    • Increase sales performance viability for the sales staff by measuring success through KPI development and dashboard reporting.
    • Improve financial status by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends and recommending actions to management.
    • Support the weekly Flash and monthly revenue forecast by sales department and media types.
    • Partner with sales management to develop and track quarterly goals and incentive programs.
    • Assist with month-end sales commissions reporting.
    • Perform profitability analysis and tracking for advertising and finance leadership.
    • Increase overall productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools.
    • Knowledge of BPC 10.1 (SAP) financial reporting is a plus.
    • Knowledge of SQL and database querying a plus.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, and 2+ years of directly related experience.
    • Strong analytical (quantitative as well as qualitative) skills including building models.
    • Self-starter with the ability to define business objectives and streamline functions.
    • Strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models.
    • Have understanding of financial processes, systems and controls.
    • Strong attention to detail including a high level of accuracy a must.
    • Able to demonstrate advanced Excel skills including macros, vlookups & advanced formulas. Excel Powerpivot experience a plus.
    • Experience developing and maintaining dashboards in visualization tool such as Tableau, Domo, QlikView or similar tools a plus.
    • Working knowledge of SQL with desire to expand competency.
    • Experience using JD Edwards/Hyperion/BPC(SAP)/ or other financial software.
    • Good business judgment. Ability to analyze, uncover & synthesize insights from large data sets
    • Has a natural curiosity and investigative mindset.
    • Able to prioritize workload with minimal supervision and manage multiple projects.
    • Able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure, dynamic environment with tight deadlines.
    • Ability to summarize and clearly communicate findings to sales directors and executive management.
    • Strong interpersonal and inter relational skills with an ability to establish, build and maintain relationships with a variety of people across divisions.
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and spoken.


    Additional information
    •  Free on-site gym
    •  Opportunity to work alongside industry leaders and visionaries
    •  Medical, dental, vision, and other benefits
    •  Competitive compensation package

    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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