• Senior Business Analyst, Strategy & Finance

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/8/2018 1:57 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Accounting/Finance - Other
  • Overview

    The Orchard is an independent music and film distribution company distributing music from artists such as AWOLNATION, Kelsea Ballerini, and Skepta as well as films like Cannes Grand Prix Winner BPM (Beats Per Minute), and Sundance Jury Prize winner Dina, and The Hero. With our industry-leading technology and operations, we partner with companies of all sizes to make their music, films and videos available across hundreds of digital outlets and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.


    The Orchard is looking for a Senior Business Analyst, Strategy & Finance to join our dynamic NYC (East Village) team. 


    The Senior Business Analyst (pre-MBA) position supports The Orchard in financial planning & analysis, the execution of corporate transactions, and the development of strategic growth opportunities. This is an ideal position for someone who is passionate about media & entertainment and who wants to gain a broad understanding of music, film, and digital networks businesses. Working closely with senior management throughout The Orchard puts the Business Analyst in a unique position to experience high-level strategic decision-making firsthand and to build meaningful working relationships with key executives.


    This position is ideal for a candidate who possesses strong analytical and technical capabilities. The candidate will be familiar with analyzing both company specific and industry data while simultaneously leveraging available data analytics and tools to develop and monitor KPI’s


    • Financial forecasting and analysis for all business lines including global music, film and emerging revenue streams
      • Creation of ad-hoc analysis and presentations for Executive team
      • Drive process efficiencies by leveraging available data
    • Support strategic analysis and planning for the business
      • Analysis of key KPIs and trends for Senior Management updates
      • Prepare internal presentations highlighting strategic opportunities
      • Assisting finance & strategy teammates as well as divisional counterparts in the development of long-term global strategy
      • Conducting research to help inform The Orchard’s strategic priorities
    • Providing financial and strategic support in evaluating and executing mergers & acquisitions, strategic partnerships and cross-divisional business development initiatives
      • Developing comprehensive financial models and valuation analyses, including returns analysis and sensitivities
      • Assisting with commercial and financial due diligence
      • Preparing internal presentations highlighting strategic rationale, key considerations, upside opportunities, potential risks, etc.
      • Preparing comprehensive business plans for new growth initiatives, including expansion internationally and into new businesses
      • Performing financial analyses to evaluate strategic alternatives and new investment opportunities
      • Closely monitoring industry trends and competitive dynamics, and preparing presentations summarizing industry segments and individual companies



    • BA/BS degree from top university
    • 3-5 years experience at an investment bank, consulting firm, or related industry (media and entertainment, digital, tech) company
    • Prior management experience a plus
    • Advanced financial modeling skills; high proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • Must have strong quantitative and analytical skills and be able to think strategically
    • Must have strong communication & interpersonal skills
    • Passion for media and entertainment


    The Orchard is a pioneering music, film and video distribution company operating in more than 30 global markets. With a holistic approach to sales and marketing combined with industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard amplifies reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, physical and mobile outlets around the world. The Orchard streamlines content owners' business complexity with an intuitive client dashboard, comprehensive rights management and tailored client support. Founded in 1997, The Orchard empowers businesses and creators in the entertainment industry. For further information, please visit www.theorchard.com.


    The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



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