NBC Universal Manager, Finance – UPR International in Orlando, Florida

Manager, Finance – UPR International



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JOB SUMMARY: The Manager of Finance for UPR International is responsible for managing the accounting, allocation, reporting, and record keeping for international assignments, payroll and talent movement for Universal Parks & Resorts. This includes financial analysis, forecasting & tracking, reporting, variance commentary, and managing partnerships with various departments including Human Resources Global Mobility and international businesses and projects.


  • Develop processes and procedures for finance activities related to individual expatriate assignments, including allocation methodologies related to fixed and variable components. Create cost tracking methods and ensures accurate records are kept and easily accessible.

  • Develop processes and procedures for finance activities related to the overall Global Mobility department, including cost tracking and allocations.

  • Partner with operational departments and the Human Resources Global Mobility team to produce accurate cost projections for assignees. Develop annual budget, cash flow forecasts, and other estimates.

  • Assist with accounting and controllership processes including project allocations, journal entries, invoice handling, review of internal reports and maintaining adequate internal controls.

  • Assist with the monthly/quarterly actuals to budget variance commentary process, identify and perform analysis on key cost trends, and report to the various stakeholders.

  • Coordinates host and home country tax reporting and compliance with tax provider. Reviews tax equalizations and coordinates and tracks settlements.

EDUCATION: High school degree or GED is required. Associate’s degree (AA) is required. Bachelor’s degree is required.

EXPERIENCE: 5-7 years, 3-5 years Supervisory preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

AD DITIONAL INFORMATION: Infrequent local and long distance travel required.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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