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Senior Finance Analyst

REQ ID:  3989

New York, New York, US, 10022

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.

As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.


Position Summary:

This position will provide financial planning and analysis support within the Corporate FP&A function, working across all business lines and regions of the NBA.


Major Responsibility:

  • Preparation of recurring annual and long-term financial and non-financial reporting
  • Analysis, review and presentation of financial projections
  • Responsible for understanding projection results and coordinating variance analysis
  • Development of materials to be used in senior management and board meetings including presentations, supporting schedules and Annual Report
  • Manage planning and reporting system for financial forecasts and annual budgeting
  • Develop detailed planning calendars for financial forecasts, ensuring global FP&A team is meeting all deliverables and deadlines
  • Liaison with human resources handling reporting and tracking against budgeted staffing as well as coordinating all compensation factors included in projections and budgets
  • Develop financial models and analysis to support a broad range of projects across the league


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Minimum 4-6 years relevant business experience; ideal candidate will have 3+ years of corporate finance, investor relations, business analysis or equivalent experience

  • Prior corporate financial analysis and planning experience

  • Prior accounting and financial planning system experience (SAP, Hyperion/Essbase, Adaptive Insights) a plus

  • Strong financial modeling/ data / Excel skills and attention to detail are essential
  • Experience with developing management presentations (incl. Powerpoint skills)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in income statement analysis
  • Strong teamwork, task prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Ability to implement process improvement to business planning, forecasting and management reporting activities
  • Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects


Bachelor's Degree in Finance preferred or relevant work experience


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.

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

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