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Senior Financial Analyst

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Random House Finance department is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join our team. Overall responsibilities for this role include monthly reporting and analysis, forecasting, and performing ad-hoc financial analysis.



    • Monthly Reporting
      • Prepare monthly financial reporting packages and discuss findings with the rest of the division’s finance team and publishers
      • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans
      • Support the monthly financial close process through variance analysis against budget, forecast, and prior year and other close tasks as necessary
    • Budgeting
      • Assist in the development of the annual budget and rolling forecast for Random House Publishing Group imprints
      • Liaise with business partners to understand Budget drivers and inform forward looking projections
    • Publishing Support
      • Acquisition, Pricing, and Post-publication P&Ls
      • Compile author histories
  • Support the Finance Director & VP of Business Strategy with ad-hoc analysis and reporting as needed




  • Advanced MS Excel skills are mandatory for this role. Must be able to easily manipulate large volumes of data and use advanced formulas such as lookups/index/match/pivot tables etc.
  • 3+ years of business experience in a finance/accounting role, or related analytical role
  • Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • Ability to analyze data and communicate results with management and directors
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Business Objects and Power BI a plus


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 250 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: 165041

Date:  Oct 3, 2021

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

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