Discovery

  • Director FP&A DPlay

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/26/2018 5:43 AM)
    Requisition ID
    21148
    Location
    UK-London
    Career Category
    Finance
    Type
    Company Employee Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    The Director of FP&A for Discovery DPlay will support the international DPlay business, and report into the SVP, FP&A of Global Digital. DPlay is Discovery’s premium direct-to-consumer OTT business across Discovery International, offering an all-access pass to Discovery content, ranging from general entertainment to livesports and factual content, to original content. The position, based in London, requires frequent travel to the Discovery Nordic offices over the next year, and some travel across Europe.

    Responsibilities

    • Own long-range business plan for DPlay, annual planning process, and monthly forecasting and budget vs actuals reporting to the business and digital finance leadership
    • Partner with key stakeholders (primarily in Nordics at first) to deeply understand and drive key business assumptions, as well as actively manage costs
    • Financially assess and partner with GMs across Europe to help launch DPlay in new markets
    • Monitor and action financial and KPI success against goals with regular communication with DPlay team
    • Serve as trusted partner to various heads of departments within DPlay team and externally to assist in broad strategic initiatives

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field and 7+ years of work experience
    • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and financial modeling
    • Demonstrated ability to construct long-range P&L and cash flow models and perform DCF ROI analyses
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills including experience developing presentations for senior leaders 
    • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced environment with quickly evolving, often ambiguous or uncertain, business goals
    • Experience with advertising-based business models or subscription based models, especially in media, is highly preferred

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