HarperCollins Publishers

  • Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
  • Overview



    We are currently seeking a Financial Analyst to provide support to the finance team in the Operations and Technology division. This position is the perfect opportunity for someone who likes to take initiative and work in a fast-paced environment!


    • Develops the monthly forecasts and the annual budget analysis.
    • Assists in the monthly financial close: analyzes results, including variance reconciliation, generates reports and makes journal entries.
    • Coordinates and manages the preparation of the monthly metrics memos/presentations.
    • Gathers business unit-level requirements for all core processes in collaboration with various finance functions and business units.  
    • Evaluates current business processes, eliminates duplications and coordinates information requirements in order to increase productivity across various business units.
    • Provides information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations.
    • Manages special projects on an ad hoc basis.  


    • Minimum of 2 years of related experience
    • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience; background in finance, accounting, economics, or business preferred
    • Strong understanding of accounting and finance concepts and principals
    • Excellent verbal, analytical, written and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
    • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to identify and solve problems
    • Ability to deliver value added analyses
    • Ability to take initiative on projects
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint; Hyperion Planning and Smartview knowledge a plus


    HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred.


    Please note that HarperCollins Publishers does not accept resumes from agencies unless our Human Resources department has authorized in writing a specific agency to submit resumes for a specific position. Therefore, if an agency submits a resume without Human Resources’ prior written approval to do so, the individual identified on that resume will not be considered a candidate presented by your company.

    HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.


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