Financial Analyst

REQ ID:  10758

New York, NY, United States of America(US), 10022

WORK OPTION: In Office 4 days/week in New York, NY


The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace.  To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.


Position Summary
This position provides financial analysis and support, financial process & reporting rigor, financial performance management, and direction to a path to achieve long-term goals focused on the following departments: Content Partnerships and Production.


Major Responsibilities

  • Support the development of the annual 3-year business plan & quarterly projection process, including revenue outlook, staffing/human resource plans, expense management, cash flow estimates, and new investment opportunity pitches
  • Partner closely with Controllers Group during month end close process to ensure P&L accuracy.  Jointly review revenue recognition, internal production billings, prepaid balance sheet account, purchase orders and open invoices to determine monthly entries.  Prepare accruals and reclasses as needed.
  • Support newly signed revenue contracts including tracking in a deal management system, reviewing and analyzing partner reporting, managing A/R aging schedules and collections.
  • Perform monthly and quarterly financial tracking, reporting and variance analysis. Identify areas of risk or opportunity.
  • Partner with Senior League Finance team members to communicate monthly results to Department Senior Management, NBA Finance/Accounting team, and supported business groups & sub-groups.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis & modeling for Finance and supported groups as needed.


Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in FP&A, Accounting or related field.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively contribute in meetings with Finance and non-Finance attendees.
  • Detail oriented, organized and demonstrates curiosity regarding league & department operations.
  • Strong Excel & PowerPoint skills.


Required Education/Professional Experience

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related business field.


Required Skills/Knowledge Attributes

  • Sport, Media or Events experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Adaptive Insights & OfficeConnect is a plus.


Salary Range: $75,000 - $85,000 


We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

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