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Short Term Business Operations Analyst


New York, NY, US, 10020

General Business
New York
Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.”

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. 
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The Business Operations Group is looking for an short term Analyst, preferably with a minimum of one year’s experience, to support Simon & Schuster's Customer Operations and Inventory Management functions.  Reporting to the Director of Business Operations, this position’s responsibilities and tasks include:


  • Tracks and analyzes customer financial sales programs
  • Assists in delivery of financial analyses and financial forecasts to the business office and
  • senior management working together with the Sales department
  • Provides ad hoc and regular reporting for various groups including Sales, Business Operations and Order Management
  • Assists with process documentation and database maintenance
  • Provide daily, weekly, and monthly inventory reporting and analysis as needed for both Simon & Schuster’s wholly owned and distribution client publishers
  • Participates in overstock review processes, including providing reporting and product disposition reviews
  • Analyzes remainder bid pricing
  • Conducts returns analysis, audits, and manages title-level returns dispositions
  • Supports and provides analyses for special projects for both the Inventory and Customer Operations Groups

Required Skills


One year work experience preferred; detail oriented with strong interpersonal & computer skills; strong task prioritization and follow-up skills; ability to multi-task & handle a diverse range of issues; proficiency with Microsoft Excel skills required; Access, IBM Cognos and basic SQL a plus; BA/BS required.  The ideal candidate is naturally inquisitive, a problem solver and develops the ability to work independently.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

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