NBC Universal Senior Financial Analyst in Universal City, California

Job Number 35524BR

Job Title Senior Financial Analyst

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business O&TS 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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Why NBCU Finance?

  • NBCU’s portfolio includes Universal Parks & Resorts, Universal Pictures, NBC News Group, NBC Sports Group, a suite of broadcast and cable networks, and more. Each organization has a finance function, so growth and promotional opportunities are virtually unlimited.

  • Access to a global network of finance professionals

  • Robust learning and development opportunities allow you exposure to finance throughout NBCUniversal’s portfolio. Our training plans ensure that you’ll be increasing your skillset.

  • Be part of the company you interact with every day: waking up with Today, heading to Universal Studios for a family trip, freshening up your movie smarts on Fandango, or wrapping up the day with the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon or Saturday Night Live

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City


In this role, you will be an integral part of the OT&S team that handles Capital for all lines of business – such as construction of new stages and equipment for productions like The Voice, wardrobe for productions on the Lot, remodeling of our facilities, technical equipment for the distribution of our content to the NBC Networks and Affiliates, Security, and Environmental Health. You will serve as a partner to each of these different businesses and will be responsible for assisting them with all aspects of capital lifecycle, from initial appropriation to the end of an asset’s life.

Here what you’ll do in this role

  • Prepare monthly / quarterly deliverables and key metrics for closes and estimates

  • Drive process improvements by leveraging technology and challenging current processes

  • Improve and monitor key controls to ensure compliance with US GAAP and NBCUniversal Fixed Asset Policy

  • Analyze Close Out Forms to ensure proper capitalization and categorization of in-service assets

  • Collaborate with Operations in physical inventories driven by internal and external clients

  • Assist in internal and external audits of the Company’s assets and capital policies

  • Partner with Tax to ensure proper property tax accounting

  • Perform ad-hoc reporting, analysis, and other special projects


Basic Qualifications

If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to meet you!

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, preferably in finance or accounting

  • General ledger experience and knowledge of GAAP

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite products - particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Fine Print for Eligibility

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

Desired Characteristics

Bonus Points if this describes you

  • You communicate effectively both written and oral

  • You have a positive and professional attitude -- team player

  • You have excellent attention to detail and willingness to take initiative -- self-starter

  • You have excellent time management and organizational skills, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment

  • You have experience performing fixed asset functions (journal entries, monthly / quarterly closing, and asset maintenance)

  • You have experience with SAP Accounting / Business Warehouse Software

  • You have industry experience

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