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Financial Analyst - Random House

Random House is the proud home of the world’s most acclaimed storytellers, thought leaders, and innovators. Our host of imprints—including Ballantine Bantam Dell, Del Rey/Spectra, The Dial Press, LucasBooks, The Modern Library, Random House, One World, Hogarth, Crown, Archetype, Tim Duggan Books, Clarkson Potter, Ten Speed Press, Harmony, Rodale, Currency, Convergent, Forum, Image, WaterBrook, and Multnomah.


The Random House Finance and Analytics department is seeking an energetic, detail oriented self-starter to join our team as a Financial Analyst. The team is responsible for crunching numbers in support of all departments within the division of the Random House Publishing Group.  This position will have an active role in monthly reporting and analysis, budgeting, and ad hoc reporting. This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and motivated person looking to grow and learn.




  • Monthly/Quarterly Reporting
  • Compare actual results against budget and prior year and assist in preparation of monthly sales commentary
    • Assist with the preparation of quarterly financial reporting packages
    • Ad hoc monthly expense analysis as needed
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
    • Assist in the development of the annual budget and re-forecasts for all Random House Publishing Group imprints
    • Maintain detailed title schedule including title specific projections and title count
  • Publishing Support
    • Acquisition, Pricing, and Post-publication P&Ls
    • Compile author histories
    • Provide general ad hoc data and reporting upon request
  • Special Projects
    • Format, category, and imprint analyses
    • P&L analysis




  • 2-4 years of business experience in a finance/accounting role, or related analytical role
  • Advanced MS Excel skills are mandatory for this role. Must be able to easily manipulate large volumes of data and use advanced formulas/pivot tables/v- and h-lookups/sumifs, etc.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be detailed oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Understanding of basic financial principles
  • Working knowledge of Power BI is a plus
  • Prior work experience within book publishing is a plus


The salary range for this position is $63,000 - $72,000. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus, subject to Company results.


Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children's publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 300 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children's Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at<>

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 257744

Date:  May 21, 2023

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Financial Analyst, Financial, Publishing, Finance

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