Finance Manager (Business Planning)

Finance Manager (Business Planning)

Job ID: 2021-28961
1111 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, NY

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We're building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve. We're not the only ones who have seen it; we've recently been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers as well as by the Human Rights Campaign, DiversityInc Magazine, and Cablefax for our diversity & inclusion program.


Job Summary

The Manager's primary responsibilities are the development of financial plans and the reporting of actual results (versus plan). The position also tracks, reports, and analyzes financial and key operating metrics for the assigned business area (Programming) as well as performs other special projects as needed. The position reports directly to the Sr Director Business Planning and works closely with business leadership.

The position will also provide the management team with analysis and information on operating metrics and financial performance to aid management decision-making, as well as provide analysis for long-term planning.

  • Manage and develop annual operating budgets and quarterly forecasts for assigned business area (Programming).
  • Assist in the preparation of timely, accurate and thorough financial and operating plans.
  • Foster effective information flows and communication within Business Planning and with business leadership to facilitate the planning and tracking processes.
  • Track and analyze key operating metrics and financial performance to facilitate management team decision making.
  • Assist in the management and development of annual capital budget and capital forecasts.
  • Prepare material for monthly, quarterly and year-end meetings.
  • Support business leadership by offering financial guidance with emphasis on managing gross margin analysis.
  • Prepare monthly operating expense commentary and operating metrics commentary for use in monthly management reports.
  • Prepare quarterly commentary for budget, forecast and prior year that is part of reports used for quarterly investor reports.
  • FCC reporting


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related area required.
  • Five+ years of finance experience
  • Knowledge of Hyperion Planning/Essbase and Oracle preferred.
  • Ability to manage costs established budgets.
  • Ability to develop and review ROIs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and act quickly with demonstrable judgment.
  • Well-organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities at once and prioritize without jeopardizing deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, demonstrated "speed to market" skills, and nimble to change direction.
  • Collaborative and team oriented.
  • Proficient knowledge, with proven experience of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with Programming/Content/Rights exploitation a plus, including interpretation and application of contract terms.

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Requirements of this position include demonstration of either full vaccination status against COVID-19 or company-provided weekly COVID-19 testing.