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Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A

Company: Sirius XM
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are:SiriusXM and its brands (Pandora, Stitcher, SXM Media, AdsWizz, Simplecast, and SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services) are leading a new era of audio entertainment and services by delivering the most compelling subscription and ad-supported audio entertainment experience for listeners -- in the car, at home, and anywhere on the go with connected devices. Our vision is to shape the future of audio, where everyone can be effortlessly connected to the voices, stories and music they love wherever they are.This is the place where a diverse group of emerging talent and legends alike come to share authentic and purposeful songs, stories, sounds and insights through some of the best programming and technology in the world. Our critically-acclaimed, industry-leading audio entertainment encompasses music, sports, comedy, news, talk, live events, and podcasting. No matter their individual role, each of our employees plays a vital part in bringing SiriusXM's vision to life every day.StitcherStitcher, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the best place to listen to, produce and monetize podcasts. The Stitcher app is one of the world's most popular podcast listening platforms, with a growing network of original content and a premium subscription service. Stitcher is home to Stitcher Originals, top-ranked comedy podcast network Earwolf, and award-winning documentary network Witness Docs, where it produces original content for talent such as Seth Rogen, LeVar Burton, Bill Nye, Office Ladies, and many more. We also provide ad sales and distribution services to 300+ shows such as WTF with Marc Maron, Crime Junkie, Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations and many more.SXM MediaSXM Media is the gateway for marketers to the largest digital audio advertising ecosystem in North America. As the combined advertising revenue organization of Sirius XM Holdings Inc., SXM Media spans across leading owned and operated audio platforms Pandora, SiriusXM and Stitcher; innovative ad tech solutions powered by AdsWizz; sonic creative consultancy Studio Resonate; and an extended content network featuring exclusive monetization agreements with Audiochuck, NBCUniversal, SoundCloud, and many more. Reaching more than 150 million listeners each month, SXM Media delivers audiences the tailored brand experiences they crave while putting creators first, making it easy for every marketer to produce, plan, buy and measure across its entire audio universe.How you'll make an impact:As a key member of the SXM Media finance team, you'll support the SXM Media podcast business as a finance liaison responsible for forecasting the podcast advertising revenue cost of revenue. This role will support the Finance Manager of podcasting.What you'll do: Act as a contributor to the advertising business' annual budgeting, quarterly, and monthly outlook processes in order to establish targets and inform senior management of recent trendsMaintain and iterate advertising business-related financial models, including rolling forecasts, long term outlook, and various ad hoc requestsPerform ad hoc analyses that drive strategic business decisions. Analyze data and financial and business metrics used by the company and senior managementSuccinctly verbalize forecasts and budgets to the appropriate stakeholders, including preparing review materials. Be able to explain variances within versions and the impact of your changes to the Finance consolidation team and VP/SVPInvestigate variances between actuals and forecasts to understand trends and potential risks and opportunitiesDevelop relationships and collaborate with multiple departments to understand the effect of the advertising business on company initiatives that inform our rolling forecastsLead process improvement initiatives to streamline monthly deliverablesWhat you'll need:Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field2+ years of experience in finance roles.Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision. Proactive self-starter with the ability to multitask and prioritize appropriately to meet tight deadlinesStrong financial analysis and quantitative skills; high attention to detail is a mustExcellent oral and written communication skills. Comfortable working with and articulating financial concepts to managers and senior executivesExcellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environmentHigh standard for integrity required for exposure to confidential company performance data and legal contractsPower user of Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with business intelligence and financial planning applications is a plus (e.g. Anaplan, Tableau)Excellent analytical skills, strong proficiency in financial modeling, and familiarity with accounting conceptsMust have legal right to work in the U.S.Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Keywords: Sirius XM, Oakland , Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A, Professions , Oakland, California

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