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FP&A Expense Analyst

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior (1-2 years) - Mid-level (3-4 years)
  • Banking & Finance
  • $70K - $85K
  • New York City
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AI generated summary

  • You need 1-3 years FP&A or accounting experience, finance/accounting degree, strong Excel/PowerPoint skills, Tableau/Power Query experience, great communication/analytical abilities, meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, thrive in fast-paced environment, and identify improvement opportunities.
  • You will forecast, budget, report, and analyze financial data. Work with department heads, develop new reports, monitor expenses, identify trends, and support business decision-making. Reconcile with accounting, onboard brands, and assist in various financial projects.

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of experience working in FP&A or accounting preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Highly skilled in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Tableau and/or Excel Power Query preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to go deep into the details, then compile key information for business stakeholders
  • Confidence and strong communication skills - ability to coordinate with personnel across the organization
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Recognize areas of opportunity and make recommendations for improvement

Responsibilities

  • Forecasting, Budgeting, & Reporting
  • Support and actively participate in the budgeting process; work closely with department heads and regional offices to develop and refine the expense forecast
  • Assist with the monthly and quarterly financial reporting process to identify trends and variance to budgeted performance
  • Own budgeting and forecasting processes and analyses involving frequent interactions with executives and department heads. Assist in developing the company’s annual budget at a the department and office level
  • Assess accuracy and predictability of existing financial models
  • Assist in the development, implementation and preparation of new weekly/monthly/quarterly reports for department leaders and company executives
  • Assist with preparation of executive and board presentations
  • Business & Strategic Analysis
  • Monitor new business developments across the portfolio and seamlessly factor those developments into our models
  • Develop ad-hoc projections for brands, geographies, and other business components to inform decision making and business planning
  • Leverage modeling and Tableau to develop and deploy all new expense reporting and analyses
  • Partner with department heads and regional offices to identify trends and cost saving opportunities
  • Collaborate with partners within your areas of responsibility and act as a financial thought leader to the business
  • FP&A Operations:
  • Assist in the build-out of our expense tracking, updating and reporting, ensuring that all expenses are accurately incorporated into our models and departmental/regional heads and executives are kept apprised of their YTD progress and full year forecast
  • Reconcile monthly with the accounting team and identify trends and exceptions
  • Assist in onboarding newly acquired brands
  • Work on ad hoc financial projects
  • The primary focus of this role will be on general & administrative expenses, the calculation of income attributable to non-controlling interest and all “below-the-line” expenses including but not limited to interest expense/income, depreciation & amortization, tax, and other periodic expenses including M&A related acquisition and restructuring costs

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of the FP&A Expense Analyst role?

The main responsibilities include managing, tracking, and reporting the expenses for our portfolio of fashion lifestyle and entertainment brands.

What type of brands will the FP&A Expense Analyst be working with?

The FP&A Expense Analyst will be working with fashion lifestyle and entertainment brands in our portfolio.

What skills are required for the FP&A Expense Analyst position?

Skills required for this position include financial analysis, expense tracking, budget management, and reporting.

Is experience in the fashion or entertainment industry required for this role?

Experience in the fashion or entertainment industry is preferred but not required for the FP&A Expense Analyst position.

Will the FP&A Expense Analyst be responsible for forecasting expenses?

Yes, the FP&A Expense Analyst will be responsible for forecasting expenses for the brands in our portfolio.

Authentic is a global brand development, marketing and entertainment platform.

Marketing & Advertising
Industry
201-500
Employees
2010
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Authentic Brands Group (Authentic) is a global brand development, marketing and entertainment platform, which owns a portfolio of more than 50 iconic and world-renowned Lifestyle, Entertainment and Media brands. Headquartered in New York City, with offices around the world, Authentic connects strong brands with best-in-class partners and a global network of operators, distributors and retailers to build long-term value in the marketplace. Authentic transforms brands by delivering powerful storytelling, compelling content, innovative business models and immersive experiences. Through the newly formed Authentic Studios, it will leverage this vast portfolio of IP to develop and produce a wide range of film/TV and commercial content. As the owner of a portfolio comprising some of the world’s most influential brands, Authentic is committed to driving positive impact at scale through sustainable initiatives, DE&I programs and purpose-driven partnerships. This sense of responsibility shapes our decision-making, business approach and companywide commitments