General information

Agency: Orion

Job Function: Finance and Accounting

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 7506

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value for many of the world’s most well-known media owners and brands. We define success through the strength or our partnerships and function as connectors throughout the media industry. Bringing together people and businesses to utilize the Orion business model to provide bespoke commercial solutions and value creation.

 

Our employees, whom we call Orionites, have a work experience that combines the best of both worlds — an organization that cultivates a strong, tight-knit community with all the advantages, opportunities, and benefits of ownership by Interpublic Group (IPG), one of the “Big Five” advertising holding companies.

 

We look for people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and partnership skills to join our collaborative and diverse teams. No single person, or discipline, is responsible for success at Orion. Teamwork is the backbone for how we achieve our business goals and cultivate an inclusive culture in which we can all be proud. We strive for a vibrant culture of creativity, accountability, and connection – and believe we do a pretty good job!


We are looking for you - dynamic, best-in-class talent - to join the Orion team as a Business Analyst. This opportunity will kick-start your career in media finance and provide a platform to partner with the world’s leading consumer brands.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the subject matter expert and system administrator in all relevant financial systems and how the financials flow from one system to another
  • Create working functional solutions for cross functional teams and
  • recommend updates/create new processes for existing work flows
  • Work with technical teams to maintain system integrity and implement updates
  • Manage and validate data accuracy between Financial Planning system (Longview), G/L system (SAP), and ERP system (Hyperion)
  • Investigate data variances, pinpoint the cause and develop a solution
  • Manage mapping integrity between financial systems
  • Serve as point person for any financial system updates – QA/UAT for Longview software updates
  • Support FP&A FD in leading projects that will help drive system and
  • reporting efficiencies
  • Map out processes, identify inefficiencies, and develop viable solutions
  • Build and test new report/input templates for Longview (Financial
  • Planning System), Hyperion, and SAP
  • Upload Forecasts and Flashes in Longview and Hyperion, ensure accuracy of the data
  • Work with FP&A to update Client Profitability allocations
  • Manage financial reporting dashboards for various levels of leadership and related data repositories
  • Perform ad hoc analysis as directed by FP&A FD and CFO

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Basic understanding of financial statements
  • Basic understanding of macros
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in creating and customizing report writing databases/applications
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in writing and developing reports with applicable business systems using tools such as MS Access, PowerBI, and Tableau
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, Vizio, PowerPoint)
  • Comfortable working with large data sets, pivot tables, and performing v-lookups
  • Comfortable managing databases
  • Experience in SAP, Hyperion, and Longview a plus
  • Experience with business intelligence tools (Power BI, Tableau) a plus
  • Experience with macros,(VB.NET), SQL/Python, Monday.com, QA/UAT a plus
  • Able to multitask and deliver within tight deadlines
  • Clearly and effectively communicate with others in written and verbal form
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Excellent process management and problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of financial analysis techniques
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Mediabrands, please email accommodation@mbww.com

About Us

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value for our business partners. As the industry has evolved over the past two decades, so have we — expanding our global reach and product offering to deliver value for the world’s best brands, across nearly every category. The very best ideas are developed by people with diversity of background, thought and experience working together to develop customized solutions that best address our partners’ needs. A five-time winner of “Most Inclusive Climate” at the IPG Inclusion Awards, we scale our recruiting efforts beyond the traditional advertising candidate pool to find people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and collaborative skills needed to achieve our business goals and assist in cultivating a culture in which we can all be proud.