NBC Universal Sr. Manager, FP&A in Universal City, California

Job Number 34035BR

Job Title Sr. Manager, FP&A

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business O&TS Finance

Posting Category Finance

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City


Role Summary:

The Sr. Manager of Finance is an integral part of the Studio Operations finance organization and will play a major role in the development and management of the financial planning and forecasting for the Studio Operations Division. This role will report to the Sr. Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. This position is located in Universal City, CA.

Primary Responsibilities:

•Manage the consolidation of Operating Plans, Estimates, and Quarter end pacings, including income statement, working capital, and headcount

•Provide variance analysis and reporting for Plans and Estimates

•Work closely with operations on Monthly/Quarterly/Annual accounting closes, reporting and variance analyses

•Prepare monthly financial and operating review reports and presentations

•Own the Hyperion Essbase planning and reporting system for Studio Operations. Provide recommendations for improvements as needed

•Maintain financial performance by developing operating and financial metrics, analyzing results and trends, and providing recommendations to improve overall efficiencies

•Create management reports and presentations on a routine and ad hoc basis

•Be the direct manager of the senior financial analyst of FP&A


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

•Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a finance and/or accounting role

•Experience analyzing financial statements and budgets

•Strong computer skills with proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

Desired Characteristics

• CPA or MBA preferred

• Experience in Hyperion Essbase strongly preferred

• SAP Financial Systems experience preferred

• The ability to communicate effectively and influence at all organizational levels

• The ability to manage multiple priorities

• Demonstrated success in team collaboration, service excellence and solutions focus

•Previous supervisory experience

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