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Business Manager

The Business Manager will be responsible for the development of the business management goals and objectives of the Company. This person will also provide support to the Director of FP&A.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
These duties include, but are not limited to, the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage and contribute to the annual budgeting and long-range planning activities of the organization
  • Develop budgets and monthly rolling forecasts with P&L managers that align with Farm Journal goals
  • Prepare, in partnership with CFO, FP&A manager & accounting team, financial reports and analysis for monthly operating reviews and provide supporting entries for proper recording
  • Work with business leaders to further identify, report and analyze operational key performance indicators (KPI’s) that drive financial results in each line of business
  • Perform analysis and report on key performance indicators (KPI) for the overall business
  • Manage revenue forecasts and revenue reviews with P&L managers
  • Forecast business performance and analyze leading indicators to provide insight and enable proactive business decisions
  • Prepare presentations for executive leadership team and Board of Directors
  • Contribute to and/or lead special projects and other ad hoc tasks
  • Assist CFO in developing FP&A procedures and practices needed to support the business

Education/Skills/Professional Experience
These qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in FP&A, corporate finance, or a related field
  • Experience in Media Content Company, M&A experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience, willingness, and enthusiasm to build from the ground up and do what is needed
  • Expertise in building financial models to support multiple business needs
  • Superb Excel skills; proficient in database and ERP systems; Planful and Naviga a plus
  • ·Strong analytical, critical thinking skills and ability to understand all aspects of the organizations business
  • Proven ability to develop collaborative relationships with all internal and external business partners
  • Comfort in a remote / hybrid work environment
  • Strong presenter with the ability to communicate with all levels of management, both orally and in writing
  • Organized, strategically focused, detail-oriented
  • A positive, can-do attitude, discretion, and candor; adaptable and flexible
  • Thrives on making a difference in a fast-paced environment and a strong desire to contribute to the growth of the company

To apply to any of our Farm Journal job postings, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Krystel Rummans
Manager, Recruiting & Employee Relations