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New York, Los Angeles    Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021
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BuzzFeed is the worlds leading independent digital media & tech company, with a cross-platform news & entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally & spreads Joy & Truth across the internet. 
Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform & entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, & Unsolved to name a few!  These properties & their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters & more.

The Role 

BuzzFeed is looking for a thoughtful, articulate, & detail-oriented person to serve as a Finance Associate. You will support our Finance Team with FP&A requirements across several divisions. You will also focus on strategic initiatives, including M&A, & operational implementations throughout the Company.

This role will require strong organizational skills to help manage the multiple divisions expenses, guide discussions with senior managers across the divisions, & evaluate/implement strategic operational projects for top management.

The Team:

This is a dynamic role within the finance department, & comes with abundant learning opportunities. You will report to the Director of Finance & will have many opportunities to work with BuzzFeeds top management. This is an ideal position for an individual who has gained finance experience in corporate finance or development, consulting and/or strategy, & is now looking for ways to apply those skills to a fast-growing entrepreneurial company.

You Will 

  • Create analyses that guide financial strategic decisions, including but not limited to the ability to forecast & pace revenue to highlight areas of risk & opportunity
  • Lead & support ad-hoc strategic analyses, developing key insights that support business initiatives by collaborating with key business leaders
  • Evaluate & develop business cases in support of new product launches
  • Help establish actionable, operating metrics & reports; track & analyze key business drivers, macro & micro market trends, & operating metrics
  • Review & own the budgets & forecasts across multiple divisions, & support their strategic planning processes
  • Support the evaluation & analysis of businesses, including potential acquisition targets, & assist in the coordination of due diligence processes

You Have

  • 3+ years of Finance Experience at a top investment bank, consulting firm, valuation/transactional services arm of a top accounting firm
  • Strong quantitative & excel financial modeling skills
  • Deep understanding of financial statements & quantitative performance metrics
  • Ability to communicate with Senior Leadership, & influence & guide change through value added input
  • Ability to tailor communications to audiences as appropriate, including distilling highly technical concepts into easily understandable language
  • High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, & ability to handle & prioritize multiple work streams while making sure all analysis is error free
  • Ability to manage analysts & associated day-to-day responsibilities
  • Self-starter with a track record of identifying opportunities & executing on critical projects

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (, including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion & is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal & professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, & more
  • An attractive & equitable compensation package, including salary & stock options

A generous benefits program featuring PTO, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym & wellness discounts, & much more.

BuzzFeed is the worlds leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news & entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth & joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the worlds largest social food network; original reporting & investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing & product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; & original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film & digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, & will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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