Senior Finance Analyst

Nine is Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment. We pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want – across Publishing, Broadcasting and Digital.

Nine’s assets include the 9Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, Drive, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investment in Domain Group.

Our Purpose: We shape culture by sparking conversations, challenging perspectives, and entertaining our communities.

We bring people together by celebrating the big occasions and connecting the everyday moments. Australia belongs here. We bring our purpose to life via three shared values: We walk the talk, turn over every stone and keep it human.

Job Description

An exciting and fast paced opportunity for an experienced Finance Analyst to join our Television Finance team at Nine.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager – Reporting & Planning, you will be pivotal in delivering the financial results, forecasts & budget for Television Finance and will collaborate closely with the Television Finance, Group and Planning teams in the achievement of the finance objectives at Nine.

Day to day you will:

  • Work closely with the different teams within the TV finance function across Local Productions, News & Current Affairs, Sport and Broadcast Operations to deliver financial results and forecasts
  • Perform the Television Revenue reconciliation and program revenue analytics, understanding the key drivers of revenue
  • Assist in the annual budget process and consolidation of the Total TV budget deliverables, 5YP target tracking and CFO reporting requirements
  • Manage network P&L items including defamation, annual & long service leave, and statutory licenses
  • Have ownership of the TV associates accounting and forecasting, including analysis of their results and liaising with the external finance teams
  • Collaborate for the ongoing maintenance of the consolidated TV P&L and Balance Sheets and team deliverables to Group Head Office
  • Drive enhancements in reporting and analysis processes to optimise efficiency


From a partnering perspective, you will excel in managing internal and external relationships, supporting business partners with accurate financial insights, and effectively communicating financial analysis to senior stakeholders.

Additionally, you'll play a pivotal role in identifying efficiencies within the Broadcast Operations function.

What we would like to see on your resume:

  • Qualified Accountant (CA or CPA)
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high quality work
  • Proven ability to work efficiently under deadlines
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Experience in the Television or content production Industries (not essential)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft D365 and TM1 applications (not essential)

Additional Information

Life at Nine:

Nine is a people business. Being part of the team means you’ll be in a culture that promotes creativity and innovation, diversity and inclusion, is open to feedback, rewards impact and ensures everyone is heard. Importantly, you'll receive the following:

Career development and quality training
Up to 16 weeks paid primary carer’s parental leave
Discounts on lifestyle, entertainment, and leisure memberships, including health insurance, dental and gym
Discounts on products and services with corporate partners
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you'll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Work rights: Please note to apply for this role you must already have the right to lawfully work and live in Australia.

Posted: May 30, 2024
Closing: June 29, 2024
North Sydney, NSW
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