NBC Universal Sr. Analyst, Cost in Orlando, Florida

Job Number 33268BR

Job Title Sr. Analyst, Cost

Business Segment Universal Studios

Sub-Business Universal Orlando

Posting Category Finance

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province Florida

City Orlando

Responsibilities

Assist in the financial analysis and make recommendations for various divisions and business units. Develop and maintain detailed financial reports and work with management to develop annual budgets.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare worksheets and analyze a range of accounts to verify accuracy, identify business trends or problem areas.

  • Complete month-end close duties, including report review and account reconciliations

  • Assist with applicable ad-hoc projects and requests

  • Develop annual operating budgets by working closely with division Operating Manager and Cost Control Manager.

  • Perform detailed reviews/analysis on budget submissions by comparing costs drivers to business conditions.

  • Perform in depth analytical analysis on division performance metrics such as trend analysis, results vs. cost drivers

  • Conclude on findings and makes insightful recommendations to management.

  • Prepare cost estimates for special projects.

Qualifications/Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: Microsoft Office, Ability to Communicate Clearly, Organization Skills, Ability to Meet Deadlines, Forecasting, Budgeting, Analytical Thinking, Planning and Scheduling, Accounting Research, Knowledge of Accounting Principles, Solution Development

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university required preferably in Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE: 0-1 years; or equivalent combination of education or experience.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Infrequent local travel. Long distance travel not required.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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