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Sr. Financial Analyst, Digital in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 1/4/2022

Job Snapshot

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    Atlanta, GA
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Job Summary

Cox Media Group is seeking a Sr. Analyst, Digital Finance to join our storied, 122-year-old media organization, now backed by one of the world’s leading private equity firms in Apollo Global Management.  We believe that local media is an essential contributor to a healthy and informed community, and together we’re poised to blaze a new trail, investing in growth to build the future of the industry around our dozens of beloved consumer brands.

The Sr. Analyst will be a key member of the CMG Finance team, working with leaders at all levels within the department and across the platform support a growing digital business.

We are seeking a candidate with a high level of intellectual curiosity, outstanding work ethic, strong attention to detail, and a continuous improvement mindset.  Someone who is proactive, organized, resourceful, and determined to succeed.  He or she should be an expert in Microsoft Excel, knowledgeable in a variety of analytical tools and methods, and able to intuitively grasp complex business problems.  Given that this role is heavily team-oriented with significant exposure to senior executives, a consistently positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills, are a must.


  • Analytical review of all digital revenues, cost of sales, commissions, and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately monthly
  • Summarize and report digital financial data by use of adhoc reporting or other financial applications
  • Analyze and report on various digital metrics and KPIs to leadership
  • Act as support for corporate digital to assure financials and products are correctly accounted for
  • Review account reconciliations with Enterprise Accounting
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close review and analytics
  • Assisting in financial monthly reporting process by reviewing actuals vs budget, variance analysis, trends, etc.
  • Market liaison for various issues
  • Other duties as assigned



What we look for


What You’ve Done

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance related area preferred
  • 1-3+ years of Financial Planning and Analysis or Accounting experience
  • Digital Knowledge is a plus
  • Must be highly detailed, organized, and motivated
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Capable of working in an independently in a remote team environment
  • Intermediate to advanced skill set in Excel
  • SAP proficiency is a plus

 Who You Are

  • You have strong leadership, management, and analytical skills
  • You are able to compellingly communicate complex concepts to employees at all levels, including large-group settings
  • You anticipate business needs, identifying opportunities to advance business objectives and/or minimize risk, create value through insight, and leverage data and analytics to create business value
  • You are a positive example of corporate values, demonstrating adaptability in times of conflict
  • You maintain a positive outlook in the face of adversity while inspiring others to do the same
  • You raise the bar on performance for yourself and your team/partners, inspiring others to over-deliver targets
  • You resolve conflict quickly and create an environment in which constructive collaboration replaces tension
  • You are self-motivated, self-sufficient, and can work easily and effectively as an individual or as part of a team
  • You work and communicate effectively under tight deadlines and in high-pressure situations
  • You have superior communications skills and executive presence


CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements. We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and flexible time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

We want innovative, dedicated, and savvy risk-takers with entrepreneurial minds and diverse points of view on our team. If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!




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