Senior Financial Analyst

Time Inc., Birmingham, AL

One of the largest branded media companies in the world

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading content company that engages over 150 million consumers every month through our portfolio of premium brands across platforms. By combining our distinctive content with our proprietary data and people-based targeting, we offer highly differentiated end-to-end solutions to marketers across the multi-media landscape. Our influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE and SOUTHERN LIVING, as well as more than 50 diverse titles in the United Kingdom. Time Inc. has been extending the power of our brands through various acquisitions and investments, including Viant, an advertising technology firm with a specialized people-based marketing platform, The Foundry, Time Inc.’s creative lab and content studio, and the People Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). The company is also home to celebrated events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's Sportsperson of the Year, the ESSENCE Festival and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.



The Job:

The Time Inc. office in Birmingham, AL is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst. The Senior Analyst will serve as a key liaison with business offices in New York and Bangalore, as well as with local editorial, marketing and other operating teams. S/he will manage or assist with monthly reporting, variance analysis, forecasting and other financial projects.


You Will:

  • Manage the monthly close process and regular budgets/forecast cycles
  • Forecast revenue and operating expenses; load and maintain departmental budgets
  • Create journal entries
  • Build and maintain detailed financial reports
  • Analyze, interpret and communicate budget variances
  • Lead financial review meetings
  • Communicate with operating teams (editorial, marketing, etc.) to provide financial updates and facilitate active budget management
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses and reports
  • Liaise with Time Inc. Central Finance and offshore teams
  • Oversee the work of other analysts as needed
  • Advocate and maintain strong financial controls
  • Focus on continuous improvement – i.e., find efficiencies and opportunities to streamline workflows


You Are:

  • Highly qualified, with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.  2-5 years of experience in a similar accounting/finance/FP&A role.  Advanced degrees or certifications a plus (MBA, MA, CPA, CMA, etc.)
  • Supremely organized; adept at juggling multiple projects and deadlines
  • An Excel whiz, who can work comfortably with pivot tables, advanced formulas and macros
  • Comfortable interacting with all levels of personnel, senior management and external parties
  • Highly analytic and detail oriented
  • A quick learner and problem solver; adaptable to changing business demands
  • Able to work effectively under pressure … and work independently or as part of a team
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills


About Time Inc.

Time Inc. is the trusted voice of the human story. Through our 100 news and culture brands, consumers & marketers can leverage the power of Time Inc.’s stories every day, every hour, on every platform, from every angle, at the best possible moment. 

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