DISH

Financial Analyst - Marketing

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-41579
Category
Finance

Summary

DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

 

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

 

We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

 

Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Financial Analyst position is within the DISH Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis team, supporting the Marketing team.  This role is responsible for planning, design and implementation of financial and operational cost analyses and models, budgeting and forecasting, analytical support, long term strategic planning support, identifying trends, and recommending and implementing methods for improvement.

 

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Performs financial and strategic analyses for the marketing department and works collaboratively across multiple groups to improve performance for all areas of the company
  • Leads the due diligence and drafting efforts for high value marketing expenditure justifications for presentation to C-level executives
  • Completes budgets through development and design of budget models, interaction with various departments, and communication of objectives and progress to marketing leadership and the CFO and interprets financial data and communicates conclusions and recommendations back to various departments
  • Creates and delivers financial presentations to upper management and assists with creation of C-level presentations of financial results
  • Develops complex financial and operational models for the marketing department and develops financial reports to monitor key metrics, interprets financial results and seeks out areas of concern and/or opportunity
  • Assist with the marketing month-end purchase order accrual and reconciliation process

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Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Financial Analyst will have the following:

  • MBA, MS-Finance, or Master's in another quantitative field strongly preferred; or Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university plus 4+ years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint with some knowledge of database basics (e.g. Microsoft Access, SQL) helpful
  • Well-developed oral and written presentation skills, with the ability to summarize complex concepts into understandable and easy-to-follow presentation materials; ability to work with mathematical concepts (statistics, probabilities, algebraic expressions, etc.). Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to define problems, seek and collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract or concrete variables
  • Experience with or ability to work in a fast paced, high throughput environment. Ability to negotiate and communicate effectively with all levels of management. Excellent teamwork skills with ability to establish productive working relationships with other departments and personnel
  • Interest and curiosity in the marketing function and excitement for identifying ways to make marketing tactics more efficient in order to drive profitable activations for the company

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