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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

| Greater NYC Area

JW Player is looking for a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager to develop and refine tools and processes to enhance reporting that facilitates informed decisions.

JW Player’s Financial Planning and Analysis (“FP&A”) team plays an important role in delivering economic insights while providing support to senior leadership to drive optimal financial performance.


  • Build and own the Company’s financial statement forecast model, including:
    • Quarterly forecasting and sensitivity analysis
    • Development of business / operational metrics to establish weekly tracking and reporting of Company performance against KPIs
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting for senior management reflecting actual results, and comparisons to forecasts/budgets
  • Analyze trends in revenue, expenses and other key performance indicators to improve process design and accuracy of financial forecasts
  • Lead the firm’s annual budget process by working with the organization’s leadership to incorporate the current operating environment and strategic initiatives
  • Develop financial analysis which is value-added to decision making and assessing business performance
  • Participate in team-wide projects with the autonomy to innovate, and develop new ways to analyze the business
  • Work closely with the broader Finance organization, IT, Risk, Corporate Strategy and HR on firm-wide initiatives


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in Financial Analysis and Budgeting
  • Advanced technical skills including FP&A planning tools and expertise in finance data models
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills (Pivot tables, macros)
  • Exceptional data manipulation, analysis, and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the SaaS industry and relevant SaaS metrics (ARR, LTV, CAC, etc)
  • Ability to communicate with impact to effectively manage and influence decisions
  • Quick learner, detail oriented, and a strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, and constantly changing environment


About JW Player

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago and continues to innovate as the world’s largest network-independent platform for video delivery and intelligence. Media companies including Fox, VICE, Business Insider, and Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types and sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver and monetize their content across all devices. JW Player’s massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights and generates billions of incremental video views. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in London and Eindhoven, and was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ in 2017. For more information, visit http://www.jwplayer.com.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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JW Player is located off the 33rd St. 6 stop in the heart of it all in midtown Manhattan.

What are JW Player Perks + Benefits

JW Player Benefits Overview

JW Player boasts a number of perks -- from our flexible work schedules and casual dress code to the Employee Professional Development program and generous Employee Referral Program, we strive to make sure all of our team members feel supported and appreciated.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
For many of our roles, hitting goals and surpassing expectations net rewards!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
JW Player makes every effort to create a diverse and inclusive environment for our team members, including company sponsored events like our annual Inspire: Women in Tech & monthly Fireside Chats!

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexibility is the name of the game for us. We have leadership that understands the myriad needs of a diverse workforce and what it takes to maintain a happy, healthy, inclusive culture.

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