NBC Universal Financial Analyst in Universal City, California

Job Number 33492BR

Job Title Financial Analyst

Business Segment Film

Sub-Business Film 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 California

City Universal City


Role Summary:

The Financial Analyst is an integral member of Universal Pictures Theatrical finance team, working closely with the director of marketing finance to handle the day to day operations which include but not limited to: accounts payable, purchase card reconciliation and preparation and analysis of marketing and distribution expenses. The position involves close interaction with the Universal Pictures marketing, publicity and distribution teams, and the qualified candidate will have the ability to work with all levels of finance and non-finance staff.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide AP invoice/SAP support for the marketing and distribution departments

  • Process domestic and international wires and immediate payments

  • Create purchase orders when applicable

  • Responsibilities to review, adjust and approve time cards for select staff

  • Assist with quarter close process by clearing blocked purchase orders

  • Run monthly purchase order aging reports for accurate and timely reporting

  • Creation of new film projects in SAP

  • Training end-users on SAP, SNAP (internal AP system), VeRA (internal vender registration system)

  • Create and maintain domestic and foreign venders

  • Provide P-Card support for finance and select individuals within marketing by reviewing, reconciling and approving credit card transactions

  • Assist in the preparation of the weekly marketing flash report

  • Prepare and post marketing and distribution journal entries

  • Prepare and analyze cost reports and data compilation

  • Assist with ad hoc analyses

  • Support with internal/external audits


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within finance or AP related role

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, preferable experience with SAP

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, team ethic, and the ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments and work well under pressure

  • Must be accurate, highly organized with great attention to detail

  • Strong analytics and problem-solving skillsEligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program