NBC Universal Manager of Ultimates in Universal City, California

Job Number 35158BR

Job Title Manager of Ultimates

Business Segment Filmed Entertainment Group

Sub-Business Film Finance

Posting Category Finance

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City


Role Summary:

The Universal Planning and Ultimates Group is responsible for worldwide film ultimate and P&L forecasting, analysis and communication to Senior Executives and New York. The Manager will play an integral role in supporting the Senior Manager of Ultimates FP&A in a fast-paced environment with opportunities for growth.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead “what-if” scenario analysis (release date, performance expectations, etc) for strategic film decisions

  • Prepare pre and post release analysis of films for senior leadership and pacing

  • Analyze and report film ultimates for all tracked film releases

  • Assist in creation and consolidation of budgets, quarterly estimates & long range plans

  • Oversee and ensure accuracy of weekly standardized FP&A reports

  • Perform competitive and market analysis

  • Support HQ in preparing monthly and quarterly presentations for NY and the global FP&A team

  • Assist FP&A and controllership with quarter close


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field

  • Minimum of 4+ years of finance experience

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPointEligibility 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

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.

Desired Characteristics

  • Proven ability to work independently with keen attention to detail and efficiency under aggressive deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong work ethic and follow through

  • Solid organizational and analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Takes initiative and lead on projects

  • Inquisitive and able to think through interdependencies of processes

  • Experience in entertainment/film industry and working knowledge of ASC 926

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