BuzzFeed is hiring a

Finance Manager

Los Angeles, United States

BuzzFeed is looking for a smart, detail-oriented person to serve as a Finance Manager. This person will be responsible for supporting the company’s FP&A requirements.

Responsibilities will include forecasting, budgeting, revenue and cost analysis, as well as reviewing financial performance and KPIs. Beyond the traditional FP&A needs, this role will require strong organizational skills to help manage departments’ expenses, guide discussions with senior managers across departments and evaluate/implement strategic operational projects for executives. This person will report to a Director of Finance.

This is an ideal position for an individual who has gained strong analytical experience in a large corporation’s finance department and now seeks to apply those skills to a fast-growing entrepreneurial company. Strong quantitative and excel financial modeling skills are a must. The ideal candidate must be comfortable in a dynamic start-up environment, will bring energy and passion to everything he/she does, and will not be afraid to roll up his/her sleeves to tackle challenging analytical assignments.

This job is full-time, based in Los Angeles. We offer competitive compensation and stock option program.

 Responsibilities:

  • Assist management in the formulation of overall strategic direction and work with Director to develop insightful analyses for executives
  • Manage the preparation of budgets and forecasting and report to management on key variances
  • Provide and interpret financial information and reports to management
  • Meet with department’s senior manager heads monthly to develop and update budgets
  • Track and analyze key business drivers, competitive environment, trends and operating metrics

Requirements:

  • B.S. degree
  • 3-7 years work experience at Big 4 accounting firm, investment banking or in a corporation’s finance department (media/tech preference)
  • CFA/CPA qualification are considered a plus
  • Mastery of Microsoft Excel, with proven strong financial modeling skills**
  • High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize demands and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive and be highly effective in a fast-paced and fluid environment

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the social news and entertainment company. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology. BuzzFeed provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social web to its global audience of 200M.