NBC Universal Senior Financial Analyst in Universal City, California

Job Number 34629BR

Job Title Senior Financial Analyst

Business Segment NBC Entertainment

Sub-Business NBC Ent 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


Job Summary:

The Senior Financial Analyst will play an integral role in managing the financial planning and analysis and for the growing NBC Entertainment Digital business. NBC Entertainment Digital is a fast paced, innovative marketing and technology group that builds award-winning digital products with the unique benefits of high profile, recognized content and the backing of a world leading media company.

This individual will support financial analysis for the NBC Entertainment Digital P&L, including reporting on multi-platform revenue and managing investments within with the technology, creative and business development teams. Core responsibilities include owning the day to day financial operations, reporting within NBC and to Corporate, driving controllership, leading critical strategic projects, and acting as a finance resource for the Digital team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and long-range financial plans for NBC Digital, including variance reporting and analysis on both a total and project-level basis.

  • Manage critical quarterly closes and related compliance activities (e.g., pacing, accruals, general ledger queries and management, executive reporting, etc.).

  • Lead all accounts payable, fixed asset, and prepaid processes with a strong controllership mindset.

  • Improve existing financial reporting through automation, standardization and simplification.

  • Formulate and drive executive presentations for use within division and Corporate leadership.

  • Project manage key NBCUniversal initiatives, including partnering with Corporate and Digital data teams.

  • Create ad hoc Excel models, including scenario planning for show greenlights.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of progressive experience in Accounting and/or Finance.

  • General ledger experience and knowledge of GAAP.

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite products - particularly Excel & PowerPoint.Eligibility Requirements:

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

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

  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA.

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

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

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

  • Entertainment/Digital experience strongly desired.

  • Solid systems & data management skills (look-ups, reports, pivot tables); experience in SAP/BPC a plus.

  • Extremely detail–oriented

  • Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills; ability to provide solutions that address the issues/concerns.

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Solid critical thinking, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proven ownership abilities, willingly takes initiative and is self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision.

  • Thrives in a cross-functional team environment and willingness to partner/support others to achieve goals.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to liaise with various professionals at all levels of the organization.

  • Possesses high level of personal and professional integrity.

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