Nexstar Media Group

  • Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

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    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    Nexstar Digital is the digital subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) that offers media companies and advertisers a comprehensive suite of leading digital solutions and services focused on audience targeting, user engagement, and the overall performance of online, mobile, and multimedia content and marketing campaigns.


    JOB SUMMARY:  Nexstar Digital, LLC is seeking a detail-oriented and organized Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will be responsible for the planning process, management reporting and analysis for all digital business units.  The Director will manage a team of financial analysts, lead the reporting, forecasting, and financial planning processes across the organization, and serve as a valued and trusted advisor to senior leadership.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Lead and mentor a team of Financial Analysts by providing financial leadership and analytical support
    • Develop and implement FP&A best practices, procedures and processes to drive best in class forecast & planning, business insight and analysis to support key members of the senior leadership team
    • Drive financial analyses to evaluate the company's operational and strategic decisions
    • Direct preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual company financial performance reporting and analysis
    • Drive the development of presentations and analyses for Board of Director presentations
    • Lead annual and multi-year financial strategic planning
    • Monitor and report on the momentum of the business against forecast and against plan
    • Oversee analysis for strategic decisions with regards to new business models, strategic partnerships, as well as the preparation of business analyses, trending analysis, and other ad-hoc projects as needed


    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • A forward thinking person with well-developed critical thinking skills who considers long-term trends and broad business implications when determining approach or recommending actions.
    • A results-oriented, hands-on leader with advanced financial skills, a strong work ethic and who can operate effectively in a collaborative, matrix management environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to apply financial analysis in solving business problems and integrating financial discipline into operational decision making.
    • Extensive experience developing and monitoring operating and capital budgets and creating insightful, actionable reporting and measurement systems.
    • Proven project management experience in driving the execution of initiatives and managing change.
    • Contemporary knowledge of finance best practices and of how to exploit technology to enable productivity and collaboration.
    • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
    • A “can-do” team player that is passionate about the business and has a strong desire to continuously improve performance and service.
    • A leader with excellent interpersonal and communications skills who can quickly build rapport, establish trust and develop effective working relationships.
    • A team builder and coach who can effectively mentor and develop staff.


    Education/ExperienceMBA and/or CPA preferred. Minimum  of 6+ years of progressive experience in FP&A or related function, 2+ of which is in a managerial capacity. Broadcasting or media industry experience preferred.


    Training/EquipmentProficient in Microsoft Office desktop applications


    Work Environment/Mental/Physical RequirementsHigh stress office environment with deadline pressures.  Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, and well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. 


    NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.


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