Associate, Finance Strategy and Analysis Content - APAC



Accounting & Finance
Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.
The Finance Strategy & Analysis Team (FS&A) for Content is looking for an Associate to join its APAC team in Tokyo. Finance Strategy & Analysis is the team in charge of the analytical efforts and strategic thinking behind our content buying and original content decisions. The team works cross-functionally to translate the incredible amount of data at Netflix into financial and strategic decisions regarding the production and acquisition of series and films across Anime and Live Action. FS&A Content also evaluates the general programming and content strategy, in addition to leading competitive analysis.
This person will have a high degree of visibility with senior management which uses the team’s analysis and insights to inform important business decisions, such as our content performance analysis and programming strategy.
This role will reside in Netflix's Japan office and be involved in projects across Asia. You will report to the Director, Finance Strategy & Analysis for Japan, based in Tokyo.


  • Lead deal analysis and valuation of new projects (both titles and deals) in partnership with the Content Creative and Acquisition teams.
  • Conduct ongoing analysis of key business drivers, trends and performance indicators.
  • Develop a deep understanding of industry trends as well as competitive threats and opportunities.
  • Regularly present analyses and reports on relevant operating and financial metrics in an easy-to-understand format to senior business leaders.
  • Compiling thoughtful post-mortem analyses to determine areas for optimization and improvement.
  • Work on region-wide analytical projects with the global Content Analytics team
  • Working cross-functionally with other FS&A teams globally as well as the Product, Marketing, Consumer Insights, and Data Science team.


  • 2+ years of experience in a top management consulting firm, investment bank, private equity, hedge fund, and/or media/entertainment/tech company in a strategy/business development/analytical role. We are looking for candidates that have worked in a highly-demanding environment in which complex modeling and analysis is performed.
  • Candidate are required to be highly analytical and be a strong, effective communicator with experience presenting complex analyses to executives/ senior management
  • Candidate must thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, focus on generating results and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics. Candidates must be motivated, disciplined, and flexible.
  • Superb financial modeling skills and extensive experience conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Exceptional proficiency with MS Excel & PowerPoint; working knowledge of statistics and analysis packages.
  • Passion and familiarity with Japanese content and entertainment is a strong plus
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics, statistics or other relevant field that demonstrates quantitative orientation. MBA is a plus, but not required.
  • English and Japanese language fluency are mandatory.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status or disability status.
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