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Senior Data Analyst, Subscriber Revenue Technology

New York Times
Senior Data Analyst, Subscriber Revenue Technology
New York, US
90,000 - 120,000
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Job Description

**The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for. **

Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, __ subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Description

Times journalism is in amazing form, and audiences have been flocking to our trustworthy coverage. Our journalists reported from the ground in more than 150 countries, often at great personal risk. Our experienced business-side colleagues helped serve their reporting to more than three million subscribers across multiple platforms.

We have declared ourselves a subscription-first company - staking our future on producing journalism worth paying for and developing deeper relationships with our subscribers. We are creating a digital-first, smooth experience that enables flexible subscriber growth and clear, accurate financial insights. To accomplish this vision, we are investing in simplifying and streamlining our transactional data to create improved financial processes and insights. Being able to better understand our commercial data will not only improve our insights but reduce our time to Record-to-Report.

About the Role

To help bring this mission to life, the New York Times is hiring a Senior Data Analyst, Subscriber Revenue Technology. You will report to the Executive Director, Subscriber Revenue Technology, and work across the technical and operations within Enterprise Technology, Finance, Product, Subscription Platforms, Data Platforms, and other teams. We are looking for someone with a passion for data and significant Financial reporting experience. You will help lead the accounting and financial reporting required for our $1B in digital and print subscription revenue leveraging data from our new Accounts Receivable, Revenue, and Billing SaaS system. To thrive in this role, you are motivated to learn new technologies and are comfortable collaborating with engineers and analysts from other teams, product owners, business and accounting teams, and data analysts.


  • Develop reports based on requirements from Accounting and Finance

  • Design, build and maintain revenue databases for reporting and analysis

  • Partner with fellow analysts and engineers to develop best practices in revenue reporting

  • Work closely with engineers to build stable, reliable, production-level pipelines, reporting and audit systems

  • Work with tech teams responsible for boundary systems that feed or ingest Accounts Receivable, Revenue, Billing, and Payment data

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in analytical roles

  • Advanced skills in SQL

  • Experience in data visualization/reporting

  • Experience developing financial reports from ERP or other financial systems

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work seamlessly with multiple stakeholders in a cross functional team of analysts, accountants, technologists, operations and product managers.

  • General knowledge of technical design including APIs, relational databases, operating systems, cloud infrastructure, and hands-on experience with a range of software

  • Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems

  • Ability to plan, execute, and maintain numerous technical tasks/objectives

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with complex data migrations between enterprise business systems

  • Knowledge of finance and accounting processes

  • Proficiency in python

  • Experience designing data models, authoring and orchestrating ETL jobs to provide self-service datasets, metrics and insights

Culture and Benefits

  • We have a variety of employee groups dedicated to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace

  • We provide great health, dental, vision, and life insurance for employees and their families

  • We support responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match

  • We offer a generous parental leave

  • We are committed to career development and ongoing learning, and provide employees $8,000 annually for tuition reimbursement

This role may require limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined when you join, taking into account team size and other variables.

The annual base pay range for this role is between $90,000.00 and $120,000.00.


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual 's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.

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