Director, Ad Sales Pricing Finance-NBC News Group
Finance - New York, NY

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Role Purpose
This position will be responsible for News Group TV pricing & sales forecasting, revenue analysis and financial closes, with key focus on the Network News properties.
  • Own all elements of the pricing process including:
  • Assist sales leadership in setting sales strategy, pre and post air sales analysis, ratecard formulation, analyzing pricing trends and ratings
  • Work with the VP Ad Sales Pricing and sales leadership to prepare the annual operating budget, quarterly forecasts, long range plan, monthly operational reviews and other estimates and presentations as required
  • Develop and own core reporting and analytical processes for TV revenue
  • Work closely with sales management to analyze and report sales risks and opportunities by identifying core drivers e.g. ratings, price, and volume
  • Responsible for key sales finance functions including general ledger posting of actuals /accruals and maintaining high levels of controllership in the ad sales process
  • Perform ad hoc analyses on financial impact of schedule changes, program purchases, program and daypart profitability, alternative selling metrics, etc

  • Qualifications/Requirements
    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in financial management and analysis

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Desired Characteristics
  • Prior Ad Sales experience
  • Prior Management experience a plus
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills / Ability to present and communicate ideas and thoughts to all levels of the organization from senior management to entry level staff
  • Accuracy and attention to detail and deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work well under time constraints.
  • Self starter, can work independently

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