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Benjamin Rosen

Benjamin Rosen

New York, NY, United States
Member since April 3, 2017
Benjamin is now available for hire
Benjamin Rosen

Benjamin Rosen

New York, NY, United States
Member since April 3, 2017
Ben is a finance professional with ten years of experience in investment management, M&A, strategy, and FP&A. His notable accomplishments include modeling for a $1 billion media/Saas acquisition, creating and executing a $400 million cost savings initiative, and leading the budget/commission planning process for a late-stage, venture-backed startup. He looks forward to working with small and large companies on funding, FP&A, and M&A projects.
Benjamin is now available for hire
Career Highlights
Education
Case studies
Industry Expertise
  • Technology
Software Expertise
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Other Expertise
  • Digital Media
  • Finance Strategy
  • Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Media
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Employment
  • Commercial Strategy Lead
    2015 - PRESENT
    Videology
    • Analyzed the revenue and gross profit across 100+ different agencies, advertisers, and publishers using various business models, including managed service, self-service, and license revenue.
    • Forecasted 18 months of revenue and profit for North America; prepared commentary and presentations for the senior leadership.
    • Created financial models with a focus on ROI for business development deals with advertisers, agencies, and broadcasters, resulting in $1 billion of potential sales.
    • Provided a sales quality customer analysis, including a pricing and competitor analysis, for a 15-person sales team in North America to generate over $150 million in sales.
    Focus areas: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Budgeting, Pricing Analysis
  • Manager, FP&A
    2014 - 2015
    News Corp.
    • Analyzed the revenue, profit, and cash flow across various business units with a focus on the UK and realtor units.
    • Monitored the global annual budget submission, generating $9 billion in revenue while working with team members.
    • Created a financial model designed to compare investment case and budget/projections as well as to implement cost-cutting for a $1 billion acquisition.
    • Created presentations to analyze equity compensation, EPS and cash flow in collaboration with the tax and treasury teams.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Budgeting, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
  • Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A
    2012 - 2014
    Avon Products
    • Analyzed the revenue, profit, and cash flow across four business units and the headquarter using various KPI's and metrics.
    • Created presentations and commentary to explain results and forecasts for the various board of directors meetings.
    • Assisted the CFO with a turn-around analysis to derive $400 million in savings, including restructuring costs, headcount and OPEX savings, non-cash charges, and currency fluctuations.
    • Modeled results for the consolidated P&L with variable revenue and cost inputs in order to perform sensitivity analysis.
    • Created and evaluated the financials for a $150 million of capital expenditure in order to determine which projects to complete.
    • Traveled to Brazil with the internal audit team in order to review cost control measures.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Valuation Modeling, Capital Structure Analysis
  • Financial Analyst
    2007 - 2010
    MJX Asset Management
    • Analyzed public and private companies based on fundamental financial strength and relative value analysis; generated trade ideas to pitch to the entire investment committee comprised of all analysts and portfolio managers which resulted in several executed trades.
    • Assisted a team of ten analysts and eight portfolio managers managing a $4.5 billion portfolio of senior and subordinated debt investments within CLO structures.
    • Modeled projections for individual companies based on economic assumptions and past performance.
    • Negotiated ten bankruptcies from the buy-side perspective with the goal of maximizing recoveries.
    Focus areas: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Financial Modeling, Comparable Company Analysis, Investment Summaries, Investment Memoranda, Debt Restructuring
Education
  • Master's degree in Finance
    2010 - 2012
    New York University - New York, NY, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics
    2003 - 2007
    Bowdoin College - Brunswick, ME, USA
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