NBC Universal Senior Manager, Finance - Food Operations in Universal City, California

Job Number 35078BR

Job Title Senior Manager, Finance - Food Operations

Business Segment Parks & Resorts

Sub-Business USH Finance

Posting Category Finance

About Us Universal Studios Hollywood is the Entertainment Capital of L.A. featuring a movie-based theme park and Studio Tour, and bridged by Universal CityWalk, a dynamic entertainment, shopping and dining complex. Universal Studios Hollywood is an industry leader due to its impressive talent base of highly creative professionals who inspire and produce compelling entertainment and innovative attractions that immerse guests in an authentic Hollywood experience. Universal Studios Hollywood’s team of professionals enjoys a unique culture where fun, hard work and high-quality results are priority, resulting in an employee base that is proud to work here. 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. The company offers equally unique opportunities for employees to expand their careers within Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Parks & Resorts, and the broader NBCUniversal family. It’s a big universe, where do you fit in?

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City

Responsibilities

Senior Manager of Food Finance for Universal Studios Hollywood theme park and CityWalk. Responsibilities include reporting, accounting, budgeting, process improvement, analysis and staff management/development. Position reports to Director of Food Finance, with significant exposure to the senior leadership team.

•Reporting (weekly/monthly P&L, quarterly business reviews, cash flows, monthly capital position)

•Accounting (daily activity, monthly close, capital/project tracking)

•Financial forecasting (operating plan, latest estimates – P&L and cash flows. Monthly capital pacing)

•Process Improvement (financial & operational)

•Analysis (variance analyses, business case evaluation)

•Professional staff of 4 (management/development)

•Partner with Food Finance Director/operators to drive performance and execute business strategies

•Provide strong technical leadership, implementing best practices

•Frequent senior leadership updates/presentations

•Lead ad hoc projects, as requested

Qualifications/Requirements

•Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, economics or related field

•Minimum 5 years progressive finance or accounting experience

•Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Desired Characteristics

•Prior Food industry experience (fast food or casual dining) and/or theme park operations

•Strong decision making, problem solving and analytical skills – an ‘outside the box’ thinker

•Ability to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing environment, operating under tight deadlines

•Ability to influence senior leadership team – strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills

•Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and develop staff

•Effectively lead and influence cross functional teams in a matrixed environment

•MBA a plus

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