Director of Finance

Company Overview:

Visible World is the leading provider of targeted TV advertising solutions. Our technology makes television advertising inventory more valuable for inventory holders, advertisers, and viewers. Visible World’s HighYield tech stack is an end-to-end programmatic TV ad sell-side platform. Whether through programmatic sales infrastructure, household addressability, automated versioning, or Smart TV insights, Visible World offers the most complete automated solution for targeting, selling, and managing impression-based television ad campaigns.

Since 2000, we have been developing technology that makes TV advertising more efficient and effective we’ve been awarded 24 U.S. patents to date for technology we developed ourselves, and more are on the way. But we’re not just doing R&D. Today, Visible World empowers more than 300 advertisers to deliver more targeted, effective and accountable local TV ad campaigns to consumers in approximately 80% of U.S. cable homes in 210 DMAs and our household addressable footprint includes 3 million homes. Smart TV DNATM is used by over a dozen leading networks to track their program promotion campaigns. And our AudienceXpress group, is using the HighYield platform to lead the programmatic TV ad buying industry. Visible World employees operate at the cutting edge of TV technology. Come help us craft the future of TV.

Description:  

Visible World is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Comcast Corporation and part of Comcast Cable’s Platform Services business unit, which delivers advanced advertising technology and Enterprise-level products and services to business customers globally.  Through its patented technology and advanced advertising expertise, Visible World and its business unit AudienceXpress deliver targeted advertising solutions and programmatic technology platforms to publishers in the linear TV advertising space.  The Finance Director, reporting directly to the CFO of Visible World, has end-to-end responsibility for the accounting and finance functions of Visible World and leads the day-to-day operations of the finance team. The Finance Director also partners with Visible World senior leadership to support business objectives, ensures an environment of financial integrity, is a positive catalyst for operational excellence and direct performance measurement, and leads and conducts special projects involving financial analysis and research of business issues in order to provide top management with financial data and business advice to support resource allocation decisions and objectives for corporate growth and profitability.

Responsibilities:

  • Directs the preparation and review of monthly operating financial statements, forecasts, monthly variance analysis, and budget data.
  • Reviews financial statements to ensure accuracy and integrity.  Explains related variances to plan and forecast.
  • Analyzes all aspects of financial performance and provides recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist in the development of product pricing models and related business model and contract analysis
  • Manages the business planning cycle for designated functional area(s) by directing the preparation of forecasts and budgets.
  • Supports strategic and financial analysis related to mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships
  • Ensures that all Finance department policies and procedures are implemented and monitors for adherence.
  • Provides motivation, direction, and leadership for the finance team and adheres to the policies and standards of the Company.
  • Conducts and documents moderate-to-complex financial analysis, business analysis, and profitability and cost analysis projects and presents to senior management.
  • Participates in various corporate financial accounting projects such as financial systems development and currency management programs.
  • Develops ways to continually improve processes to ensure timely and accurate budget analysis for management team.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.  Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education Level:

  • Bachelors Degree  or  Equivalent in Finance or Accounting
  • MBA a plus.

Years of Experience:

  • Generally requires 10+ years of related experience

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Visible World is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.