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Financial Analyst

Cengage Learning
Mason, OH 45040
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**.** **Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?** At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you will blaze a new trail to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion. **Are we right for you?** We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first. **What You'll Do Here:** + Develop an in-depth understanding of the various transaction types, product set-up codes and the impact those transactions and codes have on royalty calculations and on reported financial information + Review and comprehend contractual terms and conditions for royalty calculations and payments within the Cengage Author Agreements + Obtain a thorough understanding of the royalty processes and the related data + Become proficient in understanding sales and returns, and their impact on royalty calculations + Analyze and reconcile contract level sales, returns, and royalty earnings on ad-hoc basis to support Product and Legal teams (e.g. supporting contract renegotiations) + Develop standard reporting and integrities that will aid in analyzing and ensuring accuracy in our royalty processes + Responsible for financial and operational data analysis and reporting to support monthly and year end close processes + Develop relationships and collaborate with members of Finance, Product, Legal, Strategy, and other functional teams; participate in meetings regarding new contracts and terms that impact royalty calculations + Develop, maintain, and share royalty reports with Finance and Product in order to provide visibility critical for our business. + Take ownership and work independently on assigned research projects such as ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests (e.g. historical royalty payments trend and variance analysis; royalty payment reviews) + Perform other duties as needed to achieve department and company goals **Skills You Will Need Here:** + Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance or degree in Data sciences with strong acumen/experience in Finance or Accounting + Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in Data Analytics + Ability to collaborate and communicate within all levels of an organization + Must be able to succeed as an individual contributor as well as part of a team + Must be able to develop and maintain strong relationships across the business + Experience with complex data models + Strong analytical, listening and communication skills + Ability to prioritize and work independently + Demonstrate ability to be a self-starter + Ability to perform a variety of tasks while working within deadlines, showing flexibility and comfort dealing with ambiguity + Ability to handle non-routine and complex transactions + Ability to identify exceptions and develop innovative and creative solutions through hands-on data discovery and critical thinking + Ability to compile and manipulate large amounts of data + Ability to present and explain complex issues in a straight-forward and meaningful manner + Demonstrate dedication and reliability + Strong problem-solving, detail-orientation and analytical capabilities, along with the ability to identify exceptions and develop solutions + Proficient with financial reporting and accounting systems and Microsoft Office programs, including PowerBI, Excel + PowerPivot, and other Excel advanced analytic features. + Firm understanding of the structure and functionality of accounting systems, business hierarchies, and general leger accounts + Experience with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne + Experience with Cognos BI + Experience with Hyperion FM and Essbase **Job Locations** _US-OH-Mason_ **Posted Date** _2 months ago_ _(12/4/2019 9:16 PM)_ **_Requisition ID_** _2019-7155_ **_Job Function_** _Finance_ Cengage is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengages EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice by clicking on their corresponding links. Cengage is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations.ta@cengage.com or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.

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