About Refinery29

Refinery29 is the leading media and entertainment company focused on women with a global audience footprint of 249 million across all platforms. Through a variety of lifestyle stories, original video programming, social, shareable content, and live experiences, Refinery29 provides its audience with the inspiration and tools to discover and pursue a more independent, stylish, and informed life. Please visit www.refinery29.com, www.refinery29.com/en-ca, www.refinery29.uk, www.refinery29.de and www.refinery29.com/fr-fr for more information and to browse content.

What Makes an R29er?

  • You have commitment and passion for the mission of R29 to be a catalyst for women to feel, see, and claim their power and realize their infinite potential. 

What you will do:

  • Create and maintain financial models to support budgeting, forecasting, and expansion of Refinery29 globally
  • Work with Accounting in preparation for monthly close and analysis of results versus forecast/budget
  • Work with different departments (sales, marketing, production, etc) around the organization to gain insight and knowledge that could affect forecasts
  • Create strategic value-added analyses around business development and growth opportunities, expense optimization, and core business metrics to drive better decisions and results
  • Work with Sales Planning & Operations and Sales Analytics teams in the US to understand and help manage revenue pacing and ad-hoc revenue pipeline reporting
  • Ensure accuracy of monthly and quarterly financial reporting through diligent reviews of preliminary and final accounting results
  • Identify business risks and opportunities and evaluate financial impact / potential upside through scenario modeling
  • Prepare and coordinate management presentations including Monthly Operating Reviews, Annual Budgets and Long-Range Planning
  • Support Head of International Business Unit on preparation of materials for Board of Directors, investors, and other key stakeholders
  • Special projects and ad hoc analyses as required by management

What you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent required
  • Proven experience in positions with demonstrated responsibilities in financial forecasting, analysis, or similar quantitative fields
  • Background in investment banking, private equity, or deal advisory preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrable strong problem-solving and analytical skills, combined with a solid understanding of business strategies and drivers
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Track record of working effectively and collaboratively with cross-functional teams and multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrable experience as a self-starter who can manage through ambiguity and learn on the fly
  • Possess sound judgment and know when to escalate issues
  • Proven experience and ability to develop and maintain complex financial models to generate key insights
  • Critical thinking is a must; a strong problem solver who is not afraid to think creatively
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to effectively juggle competing priorities and demands using good time management and communication skills
  • Maintain a positive, flexible, client-service attitude with business teams
  • Exhibit professional maturity, poise and integrity in all you do
  • Commitment to R29 mission and guiding principles

Please apply by 22 May 2019

Competitive salary package

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