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Assistant Controller


Coral Gables, FL
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Assistant Controller

Jobid 23768-380682

Location: Coral Gables, FL, 33114, USA

Description **Job Number** 35933BR

**Job Title** Assistant Controller

**Business Segment** Global Distribution and International

**Sub-Business** International UNI

**Posting Category** Finance

**About Us** NBCUniversal International Networks is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios, delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 176 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The channel brands in the portfolio include Universal Channel, Syfy, E! Entertainment Television, 13th Street, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, The Style Network and Golf Channel. These unique brands deliver a full range of entertainment experiences to local audiences across the globe; the portfolio also includes Movies 24 in the UK. Further, NBCUniversal News Group, one of the most influential and respected portfolios of on-air and digital news properties in the world, operate CNBC and NBC News internationally.

NBCUniversal International Networks is a division of NBCUniversal, 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, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Florida

**City** Coral Gables



Ensuring that company financial statements are in line with management’s requirements and industry standards is part of the job description of an assistant controller. Working under the direction of a corporate controller, the assistant controller prepares financial statements that meet standard accounting principles as well as state and federal regulations.


An Assistant Controller assists the corporate controller in directing an organization's accounting functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining an organization's accounting principles, practices, and procedures. Oversees the preparation financial operating reports, and presents findings and recommendations, is familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals while performing a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Ensures there are no errors on a company’s balance sheet or on the statements of profit and loss, cash flows or retained earnings.


+ Supervises subordinate personnel in accounts receivable and accounts payable areas of a finance department.

+ Oversees and monitors work to improve accounting procedures, internal controls and database management.

+ Audits work flow to ensure that all accounting transactions are processed accurately and in compliance with industry standards.

+ Reviews and approves expense reports and other expenditures according to company’s code of authorization matrix.

+ Supervises the preparation of monthly journal entries. (Park/Post, Two Touch)

+ Prepares financial statements for Controller review.

+ Helps maintain accountability of the financial resources of a company by safeguarding the assets.

+ Handles personally or supervises general ledger reconciliations.

+ Ensures compliance with all internal controls.

+ Trains staff on proper company procedures.

+ Reviews monthly closing processes to prevent errors.

+ Assists with the preparation of the yearly audit.

+ Stays current on changes in regulations and other industry news.

+ Assists controller with a variety of tasks as needed.


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field

+ CPA Preferred

+ Minimum of eight years of GL accounting experienceAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Coral Gables, Florida

+ Bilingual: English/Spanish, both oral and written

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Experience with integrated ERP Accounting systems

+ SAP experience

+ Demonstrated ability to deliver while working under time pressure on multiple assignments

+ Highly effective problem solving and organizational skills

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to adapt and work well in a rapidly changing environment

+ Ability to work with other organizations and various levels of management

+ Microsoft Excel – intermediate to advanced skills

+ Microsoft Word – basic skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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