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Manager, FP&A - Content & Programming Analytics (PlutoTV)

9742

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069 New York, NY, US, 10036

Finance/Accounting
Los Angeles
Full-Time

Who We Are
Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.
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The Manager, FP&A - Content & Programming Analytics (PlutoTV) is a highly strategic role which will contribute immediately towards optimizing the growth and performance of our content offerings, programming and partnerships. 


Our team is collaborative and passionate and aims to drive business decisions on all levels through high quality, accurate, timely, relevant data, analysis, and insights. This position will primarily focus on managing and conducting a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research to support all stakeholders including content partnerships, central programming, content strategy, and executive management.  The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, have a solid background in quantitative and qualitative research and have experience managing and mentoring others. This role will report to the Senior Manager, FP&A, and have direct oversight over a team of 2-4 talented analysts. 

 

Open to hire in LA or NYC.

 

Responsibilities Include:
This is a meaningful role to our team with a wide range of responsibilities, including the following:
•    Reporting and Dashboards: Augmenting existing revenue reporting processes to ensure accurate and timely partner reporting. Collaborating with the Business Intelligence and FP&A teams to craft, improve and manage revenue dashboards, monitor business performance, analyze business drivers, and provide meaningful insights and visualization of important metrics.
•    Revenue Forecasts: Working with Content Partner account leads to handle priority accounts and to run revenue forecast models against existing business. Additionally, developing financial modeling forecasts for new, prospective content partners using internal metrics to support.
•    Financial Analysis: Developing business models, forecasts, and recommendations based on findings. Providing detailed monthly and quarterly financial overviews to management. Participating and supporting in delivering results and presentations to partners.
•    Content Operations Costs: Collaborating with Content Operations to develop a seamless process to track, summarize and recoup overage costs, track expenses and payouts, and assist the content organization with their day-to-day financial operations including purchase orders.
•    Business Planning: Generating recurring financial and KPI forecasts for each partner based on context, analyzing progress toward KPI targets, and making recommendations to senior and executive leadership on meeting or exceeding targets based on the Operating Plan. This will require working closely with Content Partnership Leads and FP&A.
•    Ad Hoc Analysis: Sourcing and manipulating large data sets of content partner usage and revenue performance to create clear and actionable analysis for internal review and rapid decision making

 

Qualities / Experience We’re Seeking
We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience in order to be successful in the role:
•    Bachelor’s degree required, Advanced degree or MBA preferred
•    5+ years of work experience in a Finance role; media, entertainment, and/or technology experience a plus
•    A strong people leader, with the ability to train and hire a team
•    Advanced Microsoft Office suite skills, particularly Excel and Powerpoint
•    Exceptional financial modeling and analytical skills
•    Experience developing and managing a team of analysts
•    A willingness and quick ability to learn new software
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills - be able to handle and synthesize large datasets to deliver critical insights in an easy-to-digest format for management and external partners
•    Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
•    Business Model development and Forecasting abilities
•    Strong written & verbal communication skills particularly with external partners or clients

 

Additional Qualifications
•    Prior experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau)
•    Prior experience with Alteryx
•    Basic SQL proficiency (is a plus)

At all levels of Finance, every employee is expected to embody these core competencies:
•    Execute against goals and deadlines
•    Influence and effectively communicate with others to drive work forward
•    Design, apply, and interpret robust analytical solutions to support decisions
•    Positively contribute to a culture of people development and learning
•    Uphold ways of working that promote DE&I advocacy
•    Translate the “big picture” vision into a clear action plan

 

Citizenship
Citizens of Pluto TV have the privilege of entertaining millions of people. We are entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize the future of TV. While our planet is small, our ambition is boundless. The stakes don’t get much higher.

Becoming a Citizen is hard work. We need self-starters that thrive in changing environments, who treat company resources like their own, and who deliver seemingly impossible outcomes at warp speed. It’s the only way we stay ahead of the giants looking to take the opportunity we have earned. We are selective but once chosen, you’re in.

Why You Should Become a Citizen of Pluto TV
As stated, becoming a Citizen is hard work but the rewards of citizenship are plentiful. Work with the smartest people on some of the most complex projects of your life, while profoundly impacting both Pluto TV and the broader world of entertainment. Share in the epic quest to define the future of television as we know it. Big commitment, big impact, lasting change.

As a Citizen, you will enjoy generously-sponsored medical benefits, a generous vacation policy, 401K retirement plan, social and team events, and more!

We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE) 
At PlutoTV and ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies, we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles