HarperCollins Publishers

Financial Analyst

Job Locations US-NY-New York




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


This position is based out of NYC on a hybrid schedule.


  • Develops the monthly forecasts, annual budget, and the Three-Year Plan analysis.
  • Assists in the timely and accurate monthly financial close: analyzes results, including variance reconciliation, consolidations, 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
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of management
  • Meets deadlines and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Identifies and solves problems
  • Delivers value added analyses
  • Takes 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.


The salary range for this position is $65,000-$75,000. We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates.  The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.  


In addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.     


HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.


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.


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