NBC Universal Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, Ad Sales in New York, New York

Job Number 34349BR

Job Title Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, Ad Sales

Business Segment Ad Sales

Sub-Business Ad Sales 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

Responsibilities

The Position:

NBCU National Ad Sales is a centralized organization supporting revenue across Broadcast, Cable, Hispanic and Digital Platforms – which represents nearly one-third of NBCU’s total annual revenue. Ad Sales Finance supports all aspects of budgeting and reporting of Advertising Sales revenue, including the operational finance responsibilities supporting the Sales organization (Sales, Marketing, Planning, Research, Systems and Operations). The VP, FP&A’s role within Ad Sales Finance will be to manage the day-to-day revenue metrics, financial reporting, and project management. The role reports directly to the EVP and CFO of Ad Sales Finance.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Lead the monthly/quarterly close and reporting cycle for the National Ad Sales organization, which includes the net revenue rollup and variance submission reports to Corporate FP&A and Network divisional finance groups

• Responsible for annual budget and long range plan presentations, as well as monthly operating review results/presentations to Senior and Executive Management

• Provide financial performance updates as needed to drive business decisions

• Strategic partner to the CFO and internal support to the broader Ad Sales Finance team on a number of tactical and strategic initiatives for the Sales Organization

• This role will be a key partner with Sales in certain areas of deal structure with emphasis on billing, barter arrangements and revenue recognition

• Assign and execute on other ad-hoc requests as assigned by the CFO and Chairman of Advertising Sales

• Identify and implement best practices and standardization of procedures across the Ad Sales Finance organization

• Successfully manage, develop and motivate a team

Qualifications/Requirements

• Minimum of 8 years of experience in the accounting and finance sector with a focus in media and an understanding of ad sales

• Prior experience in financial planning and analysis required

• Four year degree (B.A., B.S.) in Business, Accounting, or Finance required

Desired Characteristics

• Prior experience in a finance role supporting an ad sales function within a media or entertainment company highly desired

• Demonstrated ability to synthesize and encapsulate complex data and information, in order to build financial models and presentations to senior leadership

• Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

• Team player with demonstrated formal and informal leadership skills

• SAP experience with solid GAAP and financial reporting technical skills

• Flexibility to pivot on short notice from task to task as priorities change

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

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