Director, Ad Sales Finance - Sports

Universal Studios   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Broadcasting


5 - 7 years

Posted 382 days ago

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The Director, Ad Sales Finance Pricing will be responsible for the Sports Group Pricing & Sales forecasting, revenue analysis and financial closes, with key focus on NBCSN
• Pre and post air sales analysis, analyze scatter pricing trends and make good efficiency trends, analyze commercial unit allocations and ratings
• Prepare the annual operating budget, quarterly forecasts, long range plan, monthly operational reviews/pace and other estimates and presentations as required
• Develop and own core reporting and analytical processes for TV revenue
• Analyze and report sales risks and opportunities by identifying core drivers (e.g. ratings, price, and volume) for each sport within NBCSN as well as the total network
• Responsible for key sales finance functions including the monthly close
• Work with Strategic Planning in core sales functions:
? Inventory/capacity utilization & analysis
? Efficient analysis and forecasting
? Scatter scales analysis (to determine maximum potential pricing)
• Perform ad hoc analyses on financial impact of schedule changes, program purchases, program and daypart profitability, alternative selling metrics, etc.
• Improve depth of existing reporting to provide better analyses. Re-evaluate current reports and models for improved efficiency.
Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications
• Four year degree (B.A., B.S.) in Accounting, Finance, or related field
• 5+ years of experience in financial management, revenue modeling and analysis

Eligibility Requirements

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
Desired Characteristics Desired Characteristics
• Prior Ad Sales experience
• Strong analytical and financial modeling skills
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills – ability to present and communicate ideas and thoughts to all levels of the organization within Ad Sales Finance, Planning and the Division
• Accuracy and attention to detail and deadlines
• Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
• Excellent organization skills and proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to work well under pressure