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Director Marketing FP&A

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10001
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Discovery Inc

Location: New York, New York, United States,
Req ID: 30623


About Us:

Discovery's Digital group is a well-funded start-up within Discovery, Inc. We are fast, nimble and have fun developing new, innovative and immersive digital content for eighteen iconic brands, including Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery and Animal Planet.

We are a small but mighty team working at the crossroads of technology and entertainment. As content creators in the digital space, were building on the Discovery legacy by using technology to evolve the viewing experience telling better, more engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day.

About the Role:

This is an incredibly exciting time to join the Global Digital Finance team. As the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis this position will play a key role supporting financial planning, modeling and analytics around the global marketing efforts tied to Discoverys Discovery+ digital product.

Reporting to the VP FP&A, D+ Marketing a key focus of this position will be to ensure we are being strategic and fiscally responsible for all investments (i.e. paid marketing, promotions, partnerships) to support significant customer acquisition with our direct-to-consumer offerings while building a business that will provide meaning profits in the future through appropriate review and control over expenses. The successful candidate will be able to apply critical thinking skills and financial concepts to modeling, reporting, analysis, planning and strategy, and communicate to senior operational leadership in a manner which encourages action and continued engagement.


  • Own the financial planning, modeling, and results of all global marketing efforts in support of the direct-to-consumer business. Will think strategically about the business across its various components, partner with executives on day-to-day business imperatives and challenge ways of working.
  • Provide unbiased partnership and a financial lens to critical decisions that will have long term impacts on our business model.
  • Work as a member of a cross-functional US DTC leadership team to support the collective pursuit of the value maximizing strategy and operation of Discovery+ and other US DTC businesses.
  • Maintain robust and integrated operational and long-term models and associated analytics to support.
  • Drive and maintain budgeting & forecasting and support strategic financial planning.
  • Lead the continuous improvement of Discoverys capabilities working closely with the corporate FP&A team as well as accounting.
  • Participate in various cross-functional teams as required. Support the monthly forecast, annual budget, and long-range planning processes for the US Digital team. Introduce process improvements and implement financial best practices


  • Bachelors degree in Finance or related field. Have a minimum of 7-10+ years of work experience. MBA preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to construct long-range P&L and cash flow models, develop strategic insights and analytics and present key findings to business leaders, VP/CFOs
  • Adept at leading the production of detailed financial modeling, scenario analysis, insight generation and strategic plans.
  • Strong shareholder value creation and strategic mindset with experience to develop and implement financial and analytical tools and processes to help drive value for the business.
  • Highly proficient with advanced Microsoft Excel and Power Point techniques
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills including experience developing presentations for senior leaders
  • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced environment with quickly evolving, sometimes ambiguous or uncertain business goals
  • Experience with advertising-based business models, subscription-based models and/or media marketing/promotion models, especially in media, is highly desirable
  • Must have the legal right to work in the U.S.


Posted: 2021-11-18 Expires: 2021-12-20

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