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Senior Manager Financial Analysis

The overall objective of the ED&P department is the management of all NYRR event and production operations, from sound financial planning to safe and efficient execution, while working with the Business Development & Strategic Partnerships department to develop event models that result in contributing to the overall success of the organization.
 
This position will report to the Director, Event Operations with a secondary reporting to the Controller with the core responsibility of budgeting, quarterly projections, monthly P/L review and financial analysis for the department across all events, hospitality functions and broadcast productions while acting as the department’s liaison to the finance department. Additionally, the Senior Manager Financial Analysis, ED&P will play a key role in determining NYRR’s short and long term growth strategy through financial modeling and feasibility studies.

Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and manage the budgeting, quarterly projections, account and financial analysis for the ED&P department for over 50 events including premier events such as TCS New York City Marathon, United Airlines NYC Half and Airbnb Brooklyn Half. Responsibilities also consist of budgeting events related to our youth running series, hospitality events, warehouse operations, broadcast productions and all capital expenditures.
  • Work closely with the Finance Team and provide consolidated projections and detailed variance analysis which will be given to senior management for an overview of the ED&P financial operations.
  • Meet monthly with ED&P management and Finance Team to present financials and identify areas of future risk and/or savings.
  • Develop financial modeling, feasibility studies and cost benefit analysis for proposed NYRR growth plans and strategies. Assist in projecting future financial needs for all department initiatives.
  • Manage finances of internal broadcast production team and third-party broadcast producers/production companies to ensure competitive pricing and best practices are met before production begins.
  • Coordinates with individual event managers along with Finance to evaluate expense reduction opportunities.
  • Train event management team on complying with Finance Team best practices (e.g. updating projections, g/l coding).
  • Ensure timely receipt, processing and accounting of all departmental invoices.  Ensure all events are closed and finalized 60 days from the event date.
  • Work with the Organization Operations and Finance Teams on all departmental RFP processes and other appropriate systems and controls.
  • Other duties, adhoc and/or special projects as assigned.
Requirements: 
  • BA in Accounting or Finance required; MBA/CPA preferred
  • Minimum 8-10 years of event financial management and strong events project management skills, preferably in the live events and/or broadcast industries. Solid experience in  logistical/operational and broadcast production processes
  • Ability to plan, organize and prepare budgets and provide detailed analysis
  • Focused attention to detail. Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, work under tight deadlines and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to strategize, prioritize and execute
  • Advanced excel skills. Must have the ability to work with large amounts of data (Modeling, lookups, pivots a plus)
  • Candidate must be organized, focused and extremely articulate with the ability to effectively run meetings, communicate and interact confidently with various levels of management
  • Willingness to work various weekends and extended hours as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Business Applications; PowerPoint; Word; along with Accounting Software – MAS100
  • Beneficial to understand the components of live event and broadcast production

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New York Road Runners
Attn: Human Resources
East 89th Street
New York, NY 10128

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