Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 5/2/2020

Job Description


The Financial Planning & Analysis Manager will have overall responsibility of preparing the company’s financial plans (quarterly forecast and annual budgets).  This includes process oversight and continuous improvement, communication, system support, presentation formats and analysis of data to ensure accuracy, completeness and reasonableness.



Duties & Responsibilities


•         Responsible for preparing consolidated annual budget and quarterly forecasts and assist Senior Director of FP&A with long term financial planning.


•         Work with all business units and corporate accounting to ensure timely and accurate submission of forecast and budget plans.


•         Prepare financial models, management reports and adhoc analysis to communicate projections to management.


•         Provide analysis of forecasts versus budget, prior forecast and prior year and effectively communicate trends and variances to better understand the company’s historical performance and key assumptions that may impact future performance.


•         Provide insightful contributions for best practices by developing and streamlining processes and reporting.


•         Assist with system support and training.



Qualifications & Education Requirements


•         Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field


•         Minimum of 5-7 years Financial Planning & Analysis experience


•         Strong systems knowledge of consolidation tools and report writing skills; IBM Cognos TM1 experience, a plus


•         Excellent analytical skills with high-level attention to details


•         Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Microsoft Excel abilities


•         Strong oral and written communication skills


•         Collaborative and solution oriented


•         Ability to positively influence and work in a team environment

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Cockeysville, MD
  • Job Type: Finance
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/2/2020

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…