NBC Universal Senior Financial Analyst in Universal City, California

Job Number 35534BR

Job Title Senior Financial Analyst

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:

This position is responsible for the analysis, interpretation and set-up of Television participation reporting. This individual will be a key member of the team providing analysis, leadership and expertise to maximize productivity, while ensuring quality throughout the entire reporting process.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform contract analysis, interpretation, set up, and review of participation statements in participation reporting system.

  • Identify contract terms, and provide deal analyses of legal agreements to ensure proper reporting and/or payments

  • Perform financial modeling, cash forecasts and account reconciliations

  • Support management with quarterly library accruals, and other financial planning and analysis across Budget, Forecast and Long Range Planning cycles for Participation and Residuals.

  • Assist with ad hoc analyses and special projects to support business decisions in sales, finance, legal and labor relations.

  • Coordinate and communicate with various business units, including Financial Planning, Controllership, Legal, and Business Affairs


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Minimum of 3 years accounting and/or finance experience, preferably in the entertainment industry

  • Experience with participation reporting and contract interpretation preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Word

  • Proficient in 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

Desired Characteristics

  • Must be able to think strategically with strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

  • Must be able to work independently, as well as within a team, in a fast paced environment.

  • Must meet deadlines, and be willing to work overtime, as necessary

  • Strong understanding of GAAP

  • Knowledge of accounting and participation systems/processes.

  • Experience with participations, residuals, third party contracts, production and/or film/TV distribution is a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong work ethic and accountability

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