NBC Universal Manager, Technical Accounting and Policy in New York, New York

Job Number 34251BR

Job Title Manager, Technical Accounting and Policy

Business Segment Staff

Sub-Business Corporate Finance

Posting Category Finance

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York


Role Purpose

The Manager, Technical Accounting and Policy, will serve as the technical accounting subject matter expert with respect to the company’s generally accepted accounting policies, and to ensure quality and timeliness of financial guidance throughout the company’s finance organization. This position will report to the Senior Manager and will work closely with the Manager in the group.


  • Develop and support the maintenance of accounting policies across the NBCUniversal operating segments

  • Collaborate with divisions to ensure compliance with accounting policies and assist in resolving questions

  • Perform research on accounting, industry trends

  • Coordinate with Comcast and external auditors on technical accounting matters

  • Monitor standard setter activity and implement emerging accounting pronouncements

  • Maintain contract approval system and accounting database

  • Work closely with corporate groups related to implementation of accounting standards and recognition/reporting of complex accounting matters and transactions

  • Assist in the review of standalone financial statements

  • Support the organization of global accounting trainings


Basic Qualifications

  • CPA required

  • Minimum of 4 years big four audit experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance, MBA is a plus

  • High degree of technical proficiency required

  • Experience with performing complex accounting research and technical activitiesEligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to interact with various levels of finance personnel and be able to explain complex accounting in succinct manner; a good listener

  • Superior project management skills. An ability to multitask and work on several projects, ensure processes are followed and deadlines are met

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and project management skills

  • Preferred candidates will have media industry experience

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