WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (classical music radio station) are looking for a Financial Analyst. This position will perform Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) duties to support the company, interacting with the leadership team on reporting, forecasts, budgets and variance analysis.
Support the Senior Director of Finance and CFO with planning, developing, controlling operating budgets and quarterly forecast updates.
Provide analytical support for leadership team, along with other ad-hoc requests as needed, including development of comprehensive financial models and PowerPoint presentations.
Perform variance analysis of key drivers vs. plan and forecast.
Perform data analysis and help identify expense reduction opportunities.
Analyze profitability of operating divisions, and make recommendations to improve performance.
Create revenue and expense projections.
Special financial analysis projects as requested.
Other ad-hoc duties as delegated.
Advanced analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to interpret financial and operational data, and inform scenario planning and forecasting.
A strong attention to detail, capabilities to organize and prioritize workload, manage time productively and meet critical deadlines.
Excellent communication skills.
Proficiency with ERP systems. Microsoft Dynamics preferred.
Demonstrated ability in utilizing spreadsheet software including pivot tables, formulas and dashboards.as well as advanced user in Microsoft Excel and proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
EXPERIENCE: Candidate must have 3-5 years of Financial Analysis experience. Experience in public broadcasting media preferred.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business related major.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits Include:
Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, Flex Spending Account, Pre-tax Transit Program, Student Loan Payment/Tuition Reimbursement and 403(b) Retirement Plan
WTTW is the PBS member station in Chicago, committed to creating and presenting unique media content across distinct television and digital channels – WTTW, WTTW Prime, WTTW Create, WTTW World, WTTW PBS Kids 24/7, wttw.com and the PBS/WTTW video app. Recognized for award-winning journalism and local productions such as Chicago Tonight, Chicago by ‘L’, Check, Please!, digital-first series Urban Nature and FIRSTHAND and national productions 10 That Changed America and Prehistoric Road Trip, WTTW presents the very best in public affairs, arts and culture, nature and science, history and documentary, and children’s public media content.
WFMT is one of the country’s most respected classical music radio services, showcasing the finest music programming and live performances, including Live from WFMT and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Series, across broadcast and digital platforms via 98.7FM, wfmt.com and the WFMT app. The WFMT Radio Network is a leading creator and distributor of audio arts and culture programs, including Exploring Music with McGlaughlin and the Beethoven Network, made available to radio stations and other content platforms around the world.